Obit: Graves, Walter (1850 - 1919)

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----Source: Republican & Press, January 23, 1919

LAST NAME: Graves

FIRST NAME: Walter

NEWSPAPER LOCATION: Neillsville, Wisconsin

STATE: Wisconsin

TRANSCRIBED TEXT:

Walter Graves who had been sick for several months died at his home early last Thursday morning, at the age of about 69 years. He as born in England in 1850, and came to America when quite small, and to Wisconsin at the age of 17. He leaves a wife, a daughter, Mrs. Sadie E. Rowe of this place and four grand children, five sisters and two brothers to survive him. This obituary is incomplete as we did not get all particulars. He has been a faithful member fo the M.E. church for 50 years, and the funeral was held in the church here Sunday afternoon. Rev. E. E. Strevey and Rev. Wilson Mallory officiating. Those from away who were here to the funeral are, Wm. Graves of Iowa, Mr. & Mrs. Bennett from Oakfield, Will Gibson form Roberts, George Mosher of Ohio, Mrs. John Griffith of Oshkosh, Louis Root of Colfax.

 

 


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