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John Thomas Graves
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1842
Pike County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 9, 1950
Higginsville
Lafayette County
Missouri, USA

John T. Graves was a member of Confederate General Joseph Shelby's Iron Brigade. Graves died at the Confederate Soldiers home at Higginsvile, Missouri, at age 108. As indicated by his marker, he was "The Last of Shelby's Men", and the end of an era in Missouri. After his death the Confederate Soldiers home was torn down, there were no more Confederate Soldiers. A few wives of Confederate Soldiers still living were relocated to other accommodations. One of three confederate soldiers in this cemetery who lived to be more than 100 years old. (bio by: Bill Walker) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Addie A. Ray Graves (1848 - 1924)*
 
 Children:
  Jim Graves (1871 - 1937)*
  Major Fisher Graves (1873 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Confederate Cemetery
Higginsville
Lafayette County
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 09, 2000
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