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Obituaries - Susan GRAVES

Macomb Daily Journal, 27 Sept 1904, pg. 4

Mrs. Thomas Graves died at her home, 338 West Jefferson street, at 8 p.m. Sunday last, aged 56 years, 1 month and 17 days. The funeral services were held at the residence at 2 o'clock this afternoon, Rev. J. S. Gash officiating, interment in Oakwood.

Susan Murphy was born near Gosport, Ia, Aug. 10, 1848. She resided there until 1883, when she moved to this state and settled in Macomb, where she has since lived. In February 1876, she was married to Thomas Graves, who survives her. She was a devoted member of the Christian church for years and in every way has done her duty to her family and neighbors.

She leaves children as follows: Mrs. Maggie Webster of Scotland township, John Rogers of this city, children by a former marriage; and Mrs. S.A. Hoffman, Essie, Frank, Roy and Jesse, by her second husband.

Contributed by Susan Murphy (Mrs. Thomas) Graves

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