George Sheldon GRAVES
former Mayor of Onaway, MI
b.26 Oct 1882 Bridgehampton, Sanilac, MI
d.8 Nov 1937 Onaway, Presque Isle Co., MI
Edith I. EVERINGHAM (b.1886)1
Sheldon H. GRAVES (b.19 Apr 1857)
Catherine Ann GROGAN (b.12 Jan 1862)
children: "GRAVES" 2
  1. twin - died at birth
  2. twin - died at birth
  3. Lloyd E. (b.1908)
  4. Richard (d.1910 at birth)
  5. Edward George (b.~1912 d.1923)
  6. Inez R. (b.1914)
  7. Raymond I. (b.1918)
  1. Clara Jane b.1883
  2. Frank
  3. Ella
  4. Willard
Edith, George and kids
Edith & George Graves
& 2 children.
fact sources and writings about this individual:

Research of Kevin Everingham of MI (1990-2009)
1882 Sanilac, MI Birth Record, LDS Film #2320694 Sanilac County Birth Records, Item 1,Pg.156, Reg#357
George Sheldon Graves, b.26 Oct 1882 Bridgehampton, Sanilac County, MI, white male, Father Sheldon Graves, b. CAN, Mother Catherine Annie Graves. (photo of County register)
The next child registered was George's cousin; George Wrathell (b.13 May 1882) s/o Elizabeth V. Grogan.

(interviews by Kevin Everingham) *Leora, widow of R. Dale Everingham and her daughter "Ruth" gave the general base information above (Verbal Reference July 1999)

1At time of marriage, George was a Grocery Clerk. (see 1910 birth record below)

1910 CENSUS Onaway, Presque Isle, Michigan (Page 16, family #335) ... George Grave 27, b.MI, father b.PA, mother b.CAN,... Edith Grave 23, wife, b.MI, father b.NY, mother b.CAN,.. Lloyd Grave, son, b.MI.

21910 Birth Record shows Edith and George had a son b.12 Oct 1910, Onaway, Presque Isle, MI
Transcribed Record: Presque Isle County Births, Page 191, Item #72, Oct 12, 1910, male, white, Onaway...Fa=George S. Graves b.MI, Grocery Clerk. Ma=Edith Everingham, b. MI, Recorded Aug 7,1911.
1910 MI Death Index shows "Richard Graves died 1910."

1918 U.S. Selective Service Draft Registration WWI, #1377.. George Sheldon Graves, Main St. Onaway, Presque Isle County, Michigan, age 35, b.Oct 26th 1882, occupation; Pl....?, Mahoney Bros., Onaway, MI, nearest living relative; Edith Graves, wife, Onaway, MI., medium height, medium build, brown eyes, black hair,.. signed Sept. 12, 1918.

1920 CENSUS --- George S. Graves 36,.. Edith I 33,.. lloyd E. 11,.. Edward G. 7,.. Inez R. 5,.. Raymond I. 1y1m.

1930 CENSUS Onaway, Presque Isle, MI -- George S. Graves 46,b.MI father b.NY, mother b.CAN, married,.. Edith I 42, wife, b.MI, parents b.CAN,.. Lloyd E. 21, son, b.MI,.. Inez R. 15, daughter, b.MI,.. Raymond I 11, son, b.MI.

1937 Death Certificate: George S. Graves died Nov 8, 1937 at 1:30 p.m. Presque Isle County, Onaway MI Cause: Chronic Interstetial Nephritis (age 55y/12d) Married Edith. Occupation: Storekeeper. b.26 October 1882 in Huron County MI. Informant: Willard Graves of W.Clio MI. Burial 11-10-1937 at Elmwood Cemetery, Onaway, MI.

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