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Melvina Graham Day Shook
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1854
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Death: May, 1886
Ripley County
Indiana, USA

1st husband: John M. Day, married November 11, 1873 in Ripley Co, IN

2nd husband: Calvin Luther Shook, married June 15, 1884 in Ripley Co, IN


The 1880 Federal Census, Ripley Co, IN, shows that Melvina's age is 26. Her birth year thus calculates to be about 1853.


"Genealogy of Ripley County, Indiana", by Violet E. Toph, Page 3G:

Graham Family by Mrs. Alda Marsh

John Graham was of Scotch descent. He married Elnora Hines. The Hiners came from Pennsylvania. John Graham's father was a Revolutionary soldier. The Grahams lived in the Wild Cat neighborhood near Pendleton. John Graham died in January 1877 at the age of 76 years. His wife died in 1897 at the age of 82 years. Both are buried in Delaware Cemetery. They came to Ripley County just after the Civil War. The children of John and Elnora Hiners Graham were:

(other children were omitted for clarity)

5) and Melvina. Elmira and Melvina were twins. Melvina married John Day from Ohio, who died at the Ripley County Infirmary, and later she married Calvin Shook. She died in May 1886 and was buried at Delaware. Melvina's children were: Harry Day, who married Flora Risinger; Edward Day, who married Ada [unknown last name]; Ira Day who died at the age of 21 years unmarried; Wilber Day who died at the age of 15 years; Effie Day who died when a baby; and Alvessia Shook who died at the age of four years
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Graham (1813 - 1877)
  Helen Hiner Graham (1818 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Calvin Luther Shook (1855 - 1930)
 
 Siblings:
  George Emery Graham (1847 - 1922)*
  Melvina Graham Day Shook (1854 - 1886)
  Elmira Graham Tucker (1854 - 1925)*
  Mary Ann Graham Shook (1857 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Delaware Cemetery
Ripley County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: K. Pruet
Record added: Jan 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83248582
Melvina <i>Graham</i> Day Shook
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