Captain Graves Dies At Home During Morning

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  • Title Captain Graves Dies At Home During Morning 
    Date 12 Sep 1924 
    Media Newspaper 
    Periodical Santa Cruz Evening News 
    Place Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA USA 
    Source Type Newspaper 
    Source ID S1122 
    Text Captain graves Dies At Home During Morning

    After being confined to his bed for the past week as the result of a gradually ailing physique, Captain S. F. Graves died early this morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George G. Byrne, at 320 King Street.

    Captain Graves, during his residence in this city for more than the past ten years, built up a host of friends who, besides the meomber of his family survive him, were deeply sorrowed by the news of his passing this morning.

    The deceased, who was eighty-three years of age when death came, had been a sea captain during the greater part of his active career. In the civil war he served as an ensign in the Union Navy. For the past thirty years he had been in retirement from active service. He came to Santa Cruz from Alameda, being born in Massachusetts, where he spent his youth.

    Besides his daughter, Mrs. George G. Byrne, with whom he had been residing, Captain Graves leaves his wife, Mrs. S. F. Graves, who resides with another daughter, Mrs. E. P. Bemis of 112 Cleveland avenue in this city. A daughter, Miss Anna Graves of Berkeley, and a son, A. M. Graves of Oakland, also survive.

    The funeral, which will be held from the undertaking parlors of Wesendorf & Son, will take place on Monday, the hour not yet being decided upon. 
    Linked to (4) BEMIS, E. P.
    GRAVES, Alonzo McFarland
    GRAVES, Annie C
    GRAVES, Mattie Octavia 

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