Leona Alda Graves1

#5037, b. 20 December 1902, d. 9 July 1989
Father*Edward Graves b. 3 Jul 1859, d. 22 Nov 1930
Mother*Etta Githens b. 20 Jun 1865, d. 24 Apr 1970
     Leona Alda Graves was born on 20 December 1902 Markham, Clackamus County, Oregon. She was the daughter of Edward Graves and Etta Githens. Leona Alda Graves married Olin J King 4 February 1928 Vancouver, Clark County, Washington.1 Leona Alda Graves married Clifford Pinckerd Graves, son of Grant Graves and Annabelle Toombs, 5 August 1957 Humboldt, California.2,3 Leona Alda Graves died 9 July 1989 , Clackamas County, Oregon at age 86, Name: Graves, Leona Alda County: Clackamas Death Date: 09 Jul 1989 Certificate: 89-13915 Age: 87 Birth Date: 30 Dec 1902 Spouse: Clifford
and was buried Mountain View Cemetery, Oregon City, Clackamas County, Oregon.2
     As of 1928,her married name was King (Graves). As of 1957,her married name was Graves (Graves).

O John King, 9, brother Thomas E, 7 and parents Olin J King, 37, and Leona A King, 37, are found in Bend, Deschutes County, Oregon in the census. This is the most recent record we have of them.4 Leona had According to the Miles and Hood Family Genealogy, it appears that Clifford and Leona had a child, Evelyn Graves, sometime before they were married. Evelyn is said to have married someone named Menager/Meneger. There is a possibility in Edw E and Evelyn Menager in Downey as recently as 1965. There is a SSDI for Evelyn b 28 Nov 1912, d 25 Jun 2001 in Downey. The SS Claims Index has the same information, with her birth in Laramie, Wyoming. It also has her parents listed as John F Lugviel and Emily Rose Foster.

In 1910, John and Emily Lugville were in Cheyenne, with several children, the youngest age 2.

This marriage occurred in 1965. Her name at the time was Evelyn J Coates. Previous marriage? Children.

Family of Leona and Olin

Family of Leona and Clifford

Last Edited=7 Nov 2016


  1. [S419] FindAGrave, online FindAGrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 55316938.
  2. [S419] FindAGrave, online FindAGrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 81944012.
  3. [S395] Ancestry.com, online Ancestry.com, Leona A Graves in the California, Marriage Index, 1949-1959.
  4. [S428] 1940 US Census Population Schedule, Washington, District of Columbia, Population Schedule, US National Archives, Census Place: Cascade Locks, Hood River, Oregon; Roll: T627_3361; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 14-2.