Mary Dicie Graves

#3748, b. 27 April 1879, d. 24 March 1953
Father*Ernest Graves b. 5 Dec 1852, d. 13 Jul 1900
Mother*Lucinda Holloway b. Sep 1857, d. 12 Aug 1913
     Mary Dicie Graves was born on 27 April 1879. She was the daughter of Ernest Graves and Lucinda Holloway. Mary and William J Staniford were married. Mary Dicie Graves died 24 March 1953, San Mateo County, California at age 73 years, 10 months and 25 days, Name: Dicie G Staniford
[Dicie G Graves]
Social Security #: 0
Birth Date: 27 Apr 1879
Birthplace: California
Death Date: 24 Mar 1953
Death Place: San Mateo
Mother's Maiden Name: Holloway

Dicie G Staniford
Mrs Dicie G Staniford, 73, of 153 Arroyo court, San Mateo, succumbed to an apparent heart attack at her home yesterday evening. A native of San Luis Obispo, she had been a resident of San Mateo 12 years.
The widow of W. B. Staniford, an executive with the Railway Express company, she is survived by three daughters, M. M. Riddle of San Mateo. Mrs. J. H. Thompson of Oakland and Mrs. J. E. A. Naess of Los Angeles; three sisters, Mrs. H. T. Tallent of San Francisco, Mrs. Fred Brundage of San Jose, and Mrs. Harold Purcell of San Francisco; three grandchildren, and a great grandchild. Services will be held at Crosby-N. Gray chapel in Burlingame tomorrow at 11 a.m. Removal will be made to Tacoma, Wash. for Interment there.2
     She witnessed the marriage of Frederick D. Brundage and Lula H Graves on 17 December 1913 Tacoma, Washington. W B and Dicie Staniford were living in Tacoma at this time and signed as witnesses.

Family of Mary and William

Last Edited=29 Jan 2022


  1. [S35] State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997, accessed from
  2. [S589] Newspapers Publisher Extra, online, The Times (San Mateo, Ca) 25 Mar 1953, P 21 "Dicie G Staniford."