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Elzara Graves Thornton
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Birth: Feb. 3, 1846
Jay County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1927
Merom
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA

From Rootsweb:

Her husband Robert was a carpenter. He was a Veteran of the Civil War, attended the reunion of Soldiers at Palestine, IN in October 1884. The diary of Hendeson Graves mentions several times that Bob had a severe infection or possibly cancer affecting the roof of his mouth which often prevented him from working as a carpenter at the Mill in Merom, IN. He went to Cincinnati for surgery to alleviate this condition; apparently that treatment wasn't too successful. It forced him to return to Merom from Kansas and he was in bad shape at the end of the diary.

From Henderson Graves' diary: Feb 8, 1885, "...We were at Bob's today. Bob has sold out and talks of going to Kansas or Missouri. I think he will go to Missouri if he goes at all..". May 19, 1885 "...Bob started to Kansas. He was in poor health. Case went with him..". Jul 2, 1885 "...Bob came home yesterday and was here today and Elzary and the girls...". 
 
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 Parents:
  Henderson Graves (1810 - 1888)
  Elizabeth Stone Graves (1810 - 1876)
 
 Children:
  William Henderson Thornton (1870 - 1961)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Graves (1831 - 1860)*
  Sarah Sally Graves Boyles (1833 - 1880)*
  Caroline Graves Denny (1834 - 1920)*
  Araminta Graves Stone (1837 - 1892)*
  Adeline Graves Beardslee (1839 - 1925)*
  Elzara Graves Thornton (1846 - 1927)
  Cephas Moses Graves (1847 - 1879)*
  Riley Henderson Graves (1852 - 1900)*
  Peter Franklin Graves (1854 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Merom Cemetery
Merom
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Colleen Sanders Brown
Record added: Jul 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54909315
Elzara <i>Graves</i> Thornton
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- Colleen Sanders Brown
 Added: Apr. 11, 2011

- Colleen Sanders Brown
 Added: Jul. 13, 2010
 
 
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