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Martha Jane Horn Graves
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1853
Butler County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1913
Reno County
Kansas, USA

Turon Weekly Press
Turon, Kansas
March 27, 1913


Mrs. Martha Horn - Graves was born in the state of Ohio, June 22, 1853, and died at Turon, Kansas, March 23, 1913, aged 59 years, nine months, and one day. She was married in the year of 1878, to Mr. E.J. Graves and was the mother of eight children five sons and three daughters, one son preceding her to the spirit world, dying at the age of fourteen months. Mrs. Graves came with her husband to the state of Kansas, during the year of 1887 and settled in Meade Co. and after several years of residence in Meade they moved to Kingman Co., making that place their home for seventeen years and then moved to the city of Turon, their present home.

Mrs. Graves was converted in early life to the Christian faith and ever afterward looked to the Son of God as her Eternal hope and placed her trust in his keeping, believing that in that day God would bring her into the fullness of the Christian's inheritance. Mrs. Graves was a faithful wife, a kind and loving mother, sacrificing much for her children.

There remain to mourn her death the husband and seven children, which are Jay P., Mrs. Hattie Walters and Lula of Turon, Mrs. Tillie White of Medicine Lodge, Edwin Roy of Saint Louis and Otto of Kingman, besides four grand-children and many friends.

Funeral services were held from the Methodist Church Tuesday afternoon conducted by Rev. Byers, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Turon Cemetery.

[Note: Not mentioned, brothers, John Carnahan Horn, Peter C. Horn, Simon T. Horn and sister, Isabelle M. Prosser, all still living in Colorado at the time at the time.]


She was first married to John Helm, AUG-18-1875 in Livingston County, Missouri.
Family links: 
  John Michael Horn (1818 - 1890)
  Isabella Ann Lippencott Horn (1821 - 1905)
  Elias Johnson Graves (1843 - 1925)*
  Athelia N Helm White (1875 - 1931)*
  Jay P. Graves (1879 - 1919)*
  John James Graves (1881 - 1882)*
  Edwin Roy Graves (1883 - 1951)*
  Harriet Elizabeth Graves Walters (1885 - 1918)*
  Robert Addison Graves (1888 - 1971)*
  Otto Johnson Graves (1893 - 1965)*
  Lula May Graves Day (1896 - 1977)*
  Robert Addison Horn (1843 - 1910)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Horn Knisely (1845 - 1887)*
  John Carnahan Horn (1849 - 1932)*
  Martha Jane Horn Graves (1853 - 1913)
  Peter Codric Horn (1856 - 1922)*
  Simon Taylor Horn (1858 - 1949)*
  Cora Lee Horn Campbell (1864 - 1894)*
  Isabelle Margaret Horn Prosser (1868 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Turon Cemetery
Reno County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Old History Buff
Record added: Oct 30, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12212716
Martha Jane <i>Horn</i> Graves
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Martha Jane <i>Horn</i> Graves
Added by: Phillip H. Pitzer
Martha Jane <i>Horn</i> Graves
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