Wilbur S. Graves

#2310, b. 15 April 1865, d. 1929
Father*John Pinkard Graves b. 17 May 1824, d. 14 Sep 1910
Mother*Maria Glover b. 21 May 1827, d. 7 Oct 1895
     Wilbur S. Graves was born on 15 April 1865 Silverton, Marion County, Oregon.1 He was the son of John Pinkard Graves and Maria Glover. Wilbur S. Graves married Ethel Irene Boone 16 August 1900 Multnomah County, Oregon.1 Wilbur S. Graves died 19292 and was buried Aurora IOOF Cemetery, Aurora, Clackamas County, Oregon.2
     ( As of 1870, Wilber S. Graves on the 1870 census.)

Wilbur is single as of the 1900 census.

Wilbur applied for "Registration-Native Citizen" to the consulate in Vancouver, BC, for registration as an American Citizen.
He noted that he was born in Silverton, Oregon, on April 15th 1865, his father was John P Graves, born in Virginia.
He left the US on March 1914, to Vancouver BC, Canada, where he is now residing for the purpose of "Lumberman" on behalf of Graves & Thompson, Lynn Creek P.O. B.C. (American capital).
He resided in Vancouver from 1910 to 1913, and from March 1914 to "date."
His legal domicile is in Silverton, Oregon, as is his permanent address, and locally at Lynn Creek.
He wishes to remain a citizen of the US and intend to return thereto permanently to reside and perform the duties of citrizenship within 5 years, or sooner.
He does not pay American Income Tax, as he is not subject to it.
He last applied for registration at the Consulate General of the US in Vancouver, BC on May 24th 1915.
He has no passport.
He is married to Ethel Irene Boon, who was born at Uquima Bay, Oregon, and is now residing in Lynn Creek.
Their children (all living in Lynn Creek) are:
Anita, b Wallace, Idaho, Apr 2, 1901
Wanda, b Marshfield, OR, Nov 15, 1904
Anona, b Marshfield, OR, June 21, 1907
Vurnice, b Bellingham, Wn, Dec 15, 1909.

Marriage certificate signed by A F Sears, Jr., Judge of the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, for Multnomah County. Aug. 16, 1900, Wittnesses: A Salmon and E B Hill.

Sworn 3 Feb 1917

Age 51, height, 6'1", greenish gray eyes, black hair, dark complexion, scar over heart.1

Children of Wilbur and Ethel

Last Edited=9 Nov 2015


  1. [S395] Ancestry.com, online Ancestry.com, US Consular Registration Applications, 1916-1925.
  2. [S419] FindAGrave, online FindAGrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 27858815.