Grace Ellen VanCleve, born January 2, 1878 in Trenton, Illinois to William Ira Pierson Gottreit VanCleve, a Methodist circuit preacher, an Sarah Ellen (Callaway) VanCleve. Grace married Ben Sheeks Murray December 28, 1898 in E. St. Louis, IL with Grace's brother Rev. Joseph VanCleve performing the ceremony. Grace was Ben's 2nd wife.
in Olney, Richland County, Illinois