Rev. 16 Nov. 1997, Gen. 362







Orlo B. Graves (1) was born in 1819 and died in 1879. He married Lucy Lessey. She was born in 1821 and died in 1897. They were both buried in Woodlawn Cem. on the east side of Green Bay, WI. One of the children listed below was C. A. Graves, born 1862, died 1920, buried at Woodlawn Cem., Green Bay. (R-1)

Children - Graves

+2. Orlo John Graves, b. 17 May 1848, m. Abigail Eliza Nettle, 1 May 1872, d. 4 Jan. 1885.

+3. Chester Farr Graves, b. 7 Nov. 1851, m. Ellen ------, d. 15 Dec. 1892.

4. Charles Graves

5. Louise ("Dollie" or "Dolly") Graves, b. 18 July 1854, m. C. O. Spear, d. 5 Sept. 1939. He was b. 9 Dec. 1840 and d. 22 June 1904. Both bur. Woodlawn Cem., Green Bay, WI.

6. Cornelia Graves






Orlo John Graves (2) was born 17 May 1848 in Green Bay, WI, died 4 Jan. 1885, and was buried in Woodlawn Cem., Green Bay, WI. He married Abigail Eliza Nettle on 1 May 1872 in Green Bay, WI.

Orlo was a tinsmith in Green Bay until illness overtook him. He had a large tinsmith shop back of the family home on Shawno Ave. in Green Bay. He made all kinds of tinware, and was very skilled in his trade. He died very young, before his 37th birthday. He was a loving and devoted father. (R-1)

Children - Graves

+7. Orlo Bradley Graves, m(1) Rena Peckinpaugh, 1895, m(2) Ida ------.

+8. Louise Graves, m. John L. Wheeler, d. Nov. 1930.

+9. Ralph E. Graves, m. Anna ------.

+10. Callie Graves, m. Elmer Hayward, d. 14 Feb. 1943.

11. Oa Graves, died in infancy.

+12. Lyle Arthur Graves, b. 24 March 1882, m. Constance Faye Dinsmoor, 1925.


Chester Farr Graves (3) was born born 7 Nov. 1851 and died 15 Dec. 1892. He married Ellen ------. She was born 15 April 1850 and died 15 March 1935. They lived in Green Bay, WI, and were both buried in Woodlawn Cem., Green Bay, WI. (R-1)

Children - Graves

13. Maude Graves

14. Walter Farr Graves, b. 24 July 1878, d. 13 Nov. 1902. Bur. Woodlawn Cem., Green Bay, WI.

15. Lottie Graves, b. 16 March 1884, d. 7 March 1905. Bur. Woodlawn Cem., Green Bay, WI.






Orlo Bradley Graves (7), called Bradley, first married Rena Peckinpaugh in 1895. He married second Ida ------. He lived in Agoura, CA. (R-1)

Children - Graves

16. Myrtle Graves, m(1) ------, m(2) ------. 1 child by 1st marriage.


Louise Graves (8) married John L. Wheeler. She died in Nov. 1930 of undulant fever. They lived in Santa Ana, CA. (R-1)

Children - Wheeler

17. Sheldon Wheeler


Ralph E. Graves (9) married Anna ------. She was sister of Mrs. Hattie Chase of Green Bay, WI. Ralph lived in Orange, CA and then later in Santa Ana, CA. (R-1)

Children - Graves

18. Gladys Graves

19. Ora Graves


Callie Graves (10) died 14 Feb. 1943 and was buried in Orange, CA. She was a school teacher, and lived in Orange, CA. She married Elmer Hayward. He died before she did. (R-1)

Children - Hayward

20. Dorothy Hayward

21. Marylouise Hayward

22. Lucille Hayward


Lyle Arthur Graves (12) was born 24 March 1882 (or 1889) in Green Bay, WI. His father died when he was only 21/2 years old, and his mother raised Lyle and the other children alone. Lyle's older brother, Bradley, had to go to work at an early age to help his mother, and Lyle, as soon as he could, worked at various small jobs to help the family. As soon as he was old enough, he went to work on the railroad.

When Lyle was grown, his sisters, Louise and Callie, went to California. Later, his mother moved there too. As a result, Lyle moved there also. In California, Lyle worked on the railroad. Later, he worked on the railroad in various states throughout the West. In 1915, he moved to Conneaut, Ashtabula Co., OH. He lived there until 1942, working most of the years as conductor on the Nickel Plate Railroad, with the exception of about 4 years at Conneaut Creamery Co.

He married Constance Faye Dinsmoor, called Faye, in the summer of 1925. She was a mathematics teacher at Conneaut Senior High School. (R-1)

Children - Graves

23. Lois Graves

24. Lyle Orlo Graves


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