Melvina Graviet

17 September 1881–16 September 1958 (Age 76)
Texico, Curry, New Mexico, United States

The Life Summary of Melvina

When Melvina Graviet was born on 17 September 1881, in Texico, Curry, New Mexico, United States, her father, George Washington Graviet or Gentry, was 38 and her mother, Susanna Yoakum, was 44. She married Charles Ezra Mower on 27 December 1899, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Flathead, Montana, United States in 1920 and San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 16 September 1958, in Baldwin Park, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emmet John Cramer Sr
Melvina Graviet
Marriage: April 1914
Emmett John Cramer
Delinda Cramer
Woodrow W Cramer
Herman B Cramer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    April 1914Ruth, White Pine, Nevada, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 1
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    Age 12
    Historical Boundaries 1893: Flathead, Montana, United States
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 21
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    French: topographic name derived from Old French grave ‘gravel’ (see Grave ), or a habitational name from (Le) Gravier, the name of several places in various parts of France.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (46)

    • Melvina Mower in entry for Mower, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Melvina Cramer, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Melvina Graviet in entry for Hermon Ben Cramer and Ethel Marion Anderson, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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