God's Acre

Emma Sells Graves (First Wife of Thomas Smith Graves) 13 March 1894 Badly burned in a fire saving a child.

 This is a heart wrenching story of sacrificing your life to save another, take the time to read this. She died the next day, it devastated the family Thomas Smith Graves he would not remarry for many years and the children grew up with no mother. There is some speculation that the suicide of Edward Michael Graves later in life might be due to the tragic loss of his mother.

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