Edwin McGraw

Edwin McGraw

Birth
Waterloo, Fayette County, Indiana, USA
Death 16 Jul 1945 (aged 78)
Liberty, Union County, Indiana, USA
Burial Springersville, Fayette County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 20123644 · View Source
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Edwin and Ethel were married on August 22, 1900 in Fayette Co., Indiana.


Ed was a leather worker, making harness and shoes. He escaped marriage until he reached the mature age of 34, when he took as his blushing bride a girl half his age, Miss Ethel Carr, in 1900. They had three children: Minnie, an invalid, who died at the age of 32, Robert married Miss Marion Henchman in 1942. They live near Glenwood, Indiana on their dairy farm and have one son Robert Benjamin (age 5 now). Ernest married Miss Elsie George, they have no children, and are living in North Hollywood and both teach school at Los Angeles area. Ed died in Liberty, Indiana, while his widow is still living in Connersville.
--from the McGraw Family History written by Carl Leroy Schirmer in 1954


EDWIN McGRAW DIES AT LIBERTY
Connersville, Ind., July 17 -- Edwin McGraw, 78, most of whose life had been spent in Fayette county, died Monday morning at the home of his son, Ernest, in Liberty, following a week's illness. For the past year Mr McGraw, who previously had operated stores in Fayette county, had conducted a leather repair shop in College Corner.
Born in Fayette county, a son of Robert and Sarah McGraw, Mr McGraw had lived in Falmouth, Glenwood, Orange and Milton. He was a member of the Methodist church.
Besides the son at whose home he died, he leaves his widow, Mrs Ethel Carr McGraw, of Connersville; another son, Robert, of Liberty; and three brothers, Ernest of Cambridge City, Joe of Liberty and Oliver of Centerville. A daughter, Minnie, and three brothers, John and Charles of Fayette county and Alva of Greensburg, preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Miller funeral home at Liberty. Burial will be at Robinson Chapel.

--Greensburg Daily News, Tue, 17 Jul 1945--


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  • Added: 27 Jun 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 20123644
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edwin McGraw (20 Mar 1867–16 Jul 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 20123644, citing Robinson Chapel Cemetery, Springersville, Fayette County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Genealogy Lady (contributor 47137469) .