Marcellus N Colvig

ID#  1119, (1841-1906)
     Marcellus N Colvig was born on 25 December 1841 in Athens County, Ohio.1 He was the son of William Lyngae Colvig and Helen M Woodford.1 Marcellus fought with Company C, 1st Regiment, Oregon Infantry during the Civil War. He was discharged with the rank of Corporal.2 He married Agnes Helen Graves, daughter of Roswell Graves and Eugenia C Clapp, on 23 September 1888 in Douglas County, Oregon.3 He was a telegrapher.4 He died on 31 May 1906 in Canyonville, Douglas County, Oregon, at age 64.1 He was buried in Canyonville Cemetery, Canyonville, Douglas County, OregonG.1

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Canyonville, Douglas County, OregonMarcellus N Colvig5
Last Edited=27 Jul 2021

Children of Marcellus N Colvig and Agnes Helen Graves


  1. [S2009] Various Contributors, Marcellus Colvig, Find A Grave Memorial # 34955006, Database and images (
  2. [S758] US Civil War Soldiers, online (
  3. [S147] Letter from Ella (Graves) Ross (unknown author address) to Bertha May Graves, 17 Sep 1888; privately held by Faye West (Edmonton, Alberta). File: Graves, general.
  4. [S749] Frank Venable & Inez Colvig, Marriage Registration 1916-09-084606 (15 Dec 1916), BC Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria, British Columbia.
  5. [S2010] Marcellus Colvig household, 1900 U.S. Census, Canyonville, Douglas County, Oregon, Ancestry,
  6. [S126] Social Security Death Index, online (
  7. [S45] Barbara Hill, "Rev Graves Family," e-mail message from e-mail address (Berkeley, California) to Faye West, 9 Mar 2002.