Jett Graves

#3411, b. 23 September 1873, d. 16 September 1916
Father*David William Graves b. 21 Jan 1845, d. 1925
Mother*Amanda E. Shepherd b. 22 Nov 1850
     Jett Graves was born on 23 September 1873 Marion County, Oregon. She was the daughter of David William Graves and Amanda E. Shepherd. Jett and Chester W Peterson were married 25 November 1909 Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.1,2 Jett Graves died 16 September 1916 , in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington at age 42.3
     As of 1909, her married name was Peterson.1

It would be interesting to see her death certificate. Washington Archives shows her as "Graves Peterson" and does not list her spouse, although the Ancestry abstracts do.

Family of Jett and Chester

Last Edited=27 Nov 2015


  1. [S437] 1910 US Census Population Schedule, Washington, District of Columbia, US National Archives, Census Place: Tacoma Ward 6, Pierce, Washington; Roll: T624_1664; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0269; FHL microfilm: 1375677.
  2. [S395], online, British Columbia, Canada, Marriage Index, 1872-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2001.
  3. [S395], online, Washington, Select Death Certificates, 1907-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.