John Pinkard Graves

#602, b. 17 May 1824, d. 14 September 1910
Father*William Graves b. 13 Jul 1792, d. 28 Jul 1841
Mother*Lucy Berger b. 26 Oct 1801, d. 12 Nov 1839
     John Pinkard Graves was born on 17 May 1824 Pittsylvania County, Virginia. He was the son of William Graves and Lucy Berger. John and Maria Glover, daughter of Philip Glover and Sarah Koontz, were married 21 March 1844 Warren County, Missouri,

State of Missouri
County of Warren

I Nicholas Shrum, a Justice of the Peace whither and for the county of Warren aforesaid did on the 21st day of March A.D. 1844 solemnize the rites of matrimony between John P. Graves and Mariah Glover the said John P. Graves being under the age of legal consent and his guardian being present and consenting thereto and she the said Mariah being under the age of legal consent and her parents being present and consenting thereto. Given under my hand this 29th day of May A.D. 1844 ss/Nicholas Shruem, J. P.
Filed for Record May31st 1844
Wm O Applebee DC Eli Carter Clerk.1,2

John Pinkard Graves died 14 September 1910, Marion County, Oregon at age 86 years, 3 months and 28 days and was buried Miller Cemetery, Marion County, Oregon.

     He owned property DLC #290 Graves, John P., Marion Co; b 1824, Pittsylvania Co, Va; SC 13 Oct 1849; m Maria 21 Mar 1844, Warren Co, Mo. Aff: Randolph C. Gibson, W., Glover, R. C. Gibson. in October 1849.3

Children of John and Maria

Last Edited=7 Sep 2023


  1. [S368] Mabel Glover Root, Palmer Glover notes 31 May 2009, Louise Root Godfrey House, Portland.
  2. [S395], online, Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002.
  3. [S319] Dorothy G Jacobson, Genealogical Material in Oregon Donation Land Claims (Portland, OR: Genealogical Forum of Portland, Oregon, 1959, 1957).