Museum the New Llano Colony



Mildred S. Graves

Birth: Born around 1896 in Illinois.  

Family Information: Wife of Leroy Graves; mother of Mildred W. and Norma Graves.  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History:  

Home in Colony: In 1930 was living in the colony proper at New Llano, LA. By 1932 he was living and working at the Gila, New Mexico location.  

Job in Colony: At Christmas time 1932, she was making apple pies for the colonists at Gila, New Mexico.  

Other Info: In 1932, after the location at Magdalena had failed, Comrade Graves and his family had remained near the location and were among the first to learn of the proposition at Gila, New Mexico.  

Post-Colony History:  

Death:  

Sources: US Census: 1930; "Llano Colonist": December 10, 1932, January 7, 1933  

 

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