Amanda <I>Irons</I> Graves

Amanda Irons Graves

Death 3 Nov 1939 (aged 96–97)
Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
Burial Dunboyne, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
Memorial ID 173384484 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Sims gives that she was one of 12 children of Rev. Samuel Irons who was pastor of the little church at the foot of the Talbot Street hill. Rev. Irons and his friend John Steele were slaves who fled the South and came to Canada when Irons met and married Annie Leonard.
Children, Amanda, John, Samuel, George, James, Annie, Daniel, Mary, Elizabeth, charlotte and Caroline. He lived near blacks George Thomas and Lloyd Graves.

October 3, 1935
Page 1
c1 inquest into death of Harold ORTON
c2 94th birthday of Mrs. Lloyd GRAVES, Mount Salem

AE 9 Nov 1939 gives her as age 100 dau. of Samuel Irons.

November 9, 1939
Page 2
c3 Died - Amanda GRAVES, 99th year

November 5, 1942
Page 12
c3 In memoriam - Amanda M. GRAVES, died Nov. 3, 1939

See article in Aylmer Express, Wed. March 5, 2003, p. C-5 which gives photo of Amanda "Amanda Graves enjoyed long life." by Pat Zimmer of the Aylmer and District Museum. Story based on photos and material donated to the museum in 1999 by Minnie Babcock who received material from Oral Segui mother of Bill Segui, Aylmer Police Chief.

Family Members



Granite on granite base.

GRAVES/1824 Lloyd 1928/his wives/ Mary/born 1840-. . / Amanda /1840-1939/ children/George Wm./Ernest/Walter/Oliver/Hattie/ Martha/William/George/Emma/Etta



  • Created by: Bruce Johnson
  • Added: 1 Dec 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 173384484
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Amanda Irons Graves (1842–3 Nov 1939), Find a Grave Memorial no. 173384484, citing Dunboyne Cemetery, Dunboyne, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Bruce Johnson (contributor 47661260) .