Mina Arcella Graves

24 September 1867–1940 (Age 72)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mina Arcella

When Mina Arcella Graves was born on 24 September 1867, in Massachusetts, United States, her father, Sylvester J Graves, was 49 and her mother, Harriet C Morrison, was 43. She married William H Petty on 7 August 1889, in Webster, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ozark Township, Webster, Missouri, United States for about 30 years and Grant Township, Webster, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died in 1940, in Marshfield, Webster, Missouri, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

William H Petty
Mina Arcella Graves
Marriage: 7 August 1889
Louis Sylvester Petty
Ellen Harritt Petty
Sherman Harrison Petty
Mary E Petty
John Henry Petty
Raymond Petty
Lawrence Warner Petty

Spouse and Children

7 August 1889
Webster, Missouri, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Downing Warrren Graves


    Lucretia C Graves


    Andrew I Graves


    Mary E Graves


    Lucelia Aurilla Graves


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Grave 1.2 French: topographic name from the plural of Old French grave ‘gravel’ ( see Grave ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mina Davis in household of Oren Bell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minie S Graves in household of Silvester Graves, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mina A Davis, "United States Census, 1920"

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