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William Graves Obit and death certificate
Posted by: Dorman Hollub (ID *****6788) Date: July 29, 2002 at 06:36:36
In Reply to: GRAVES, William (walking stick) by Bennie Graves of 329

From the book: Obituaries of the Graham Leader, 1876-1976

The Graham Leader
5 February 1914

William Graves died on 4 February 1914 at the home of his son, J.L. Graves. Mr. Graves was buried at Oakgrove cemetery in Graham. He was a 80 years old at the time of his death and a native of Alabama. Mr. Graves came to Graham in 1910 with is son. He was a member of the Primitive Baptist church and had written several pamphlets in support of the church. Mr. Graves was an old Confederate soldier serving in the regiment from Alabama.

Survivors: 2 sons - J.L. Graves of Graham; W.T. Graves of Athens, AR; 1 daughter - Mrs. S.A. Sharp of Oklahoma.

Young County Death Certificates
Book 0, page 60
Wm. Graves
24 March 1834, AL
5 February 1914
Father: Wm. Graves
Mother: Elyzabeth Walker, AL [no spelling was changed]
Informant: J.L. Graves
buried: Oak Grove cemetery

In the old death certificates in Young County, you will not get a copy, you will only get a transcript of the Death certificate. The books are old and fragile and that is all the county clerk allows.


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