Harold Buffington Graves

Brief Life History of Harold Buffington

When Harold Buffington Graves was born on 16 November 1911, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Carse Washington Graves, was 33 and his mother, Lizzie Bauman, was 28. He married Vivian Fay Stahl on 3 November 1933, in Cass, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in District 5, Chatham, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Wheaton, Montgomery, Maryland, United States in 1950. He died on 6 October 1997, in Harlingen, Cameron, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Woodlands Memorial Garden, Saline, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Buffington Graves
1911–1997
Vivian Fay Stahl
1915–1941
Marriage: 3 November 1933
Phyllis Vivian Graves
1938–2019
Henry Graves
1939–2013

Sources (13)

  • Harold B Graves, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold B Graves, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Harold B Graves, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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Name Meaning

English (northern and eastern England): variant of Grave , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

English: alternatively, a variant of Greaves or Grieves .

Altered form of German Greff , with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames.

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

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