Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 08:07:18 -0600
From: Sandi Gorin <sgorin(a)glasgow-ky.com>
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9924 TODD CO - GRAVES, MARCUS M - Graves, Bowles, Gresham, Buie, Wood,
#9924: History of Todd County, Kentucky, ed. J. H. Battle, 1884, F. A.
Battey Publishing Co., 1884, pp. 324-25. [Trenton Precinct] MARCUS M.
GRAVES was born in Christian COunty, Ky., July 2, 1850. He removed to Todd
County in 1871, where he at present resides. His father, Robert N. Graves,
a native of Todd County, was born in 1824, and is still living; he is the
son of Joseph P., who was born in Virginia, and died in 1856, about
sixty-five years of age. Marcus M.'s mother, Maria L. (Bowles), was born in
1826, and died in 1867. To herself and husband were born Ossian A., William
N., Marcus M., Franklin P., Mary L. (Gresham), Ellen V. (Buie), Joseph M.,
James H. and Robert T. September 2, 1875, Marcus M. was united in marriage
with Miss Virginia A., daughter of Wiley and Penicia (Wood) Brumfield, of
Christian County, and to them were born Maggie V., Eugene, Claudia, and one
unnamed. Mr. Graves is engaged in the profession of farming; owns 300 acres
of good land, well improved and in fine condition. Besides the bounteous
products of his well managed farm, he is also a successful dealer in live
stock. In 1882, he prepared a series of fine fish ponds, graded and walled
with stone, and fed by living springs. Into these fine ponds Mr. Graves is
successfully introducing German carp, and trout. Mr. G. [sic] is a member
of the Baptist Church and a Democrat.
Colonel Sandi Gorin
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