James Graham

1 January 1784–11 January 1864 (Age 80)
Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of James

When James Graham was born on 1 January 1784, in Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Hugh Graham, was 30 and his mother, Hannah Catharine Martin, was 30. He married Mary "Polly" Rayle in 1828. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 11 January 1864, in his hometown, at the age of 80, and was buried in Fairview, Ohioville, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Graham
1784–1864
Mary "Polly" Rayle
1787–1865
Marriage: 1828
Hugh Graham
1808–1889
Nancy Graham
1810–1837
Noble Graham
1811–
Mariah Graham
1814–1814
Elija Graham
1816–1817
Elijah Graham
1816–1817
Margaret Graham
1820–1865
Mary Ellen Graham
1822–1902
James Graham
1827–1830
William Rayle Graham
1829–1907

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion
Age 2
Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution
Age 3
On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1808
Age 24
Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Graham (as well as Grantham, Grandham, and Granham). See also Grantham .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Grantham
Grahame
Grahm
Ingraham

Sources (2)

  • James Graham, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Venango County, Pennsylvania, Her Pioneers and People Volume 2 dated 1919

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