Idaho Laura “Ida” Wilson

Brief Life History of Idaho Laura “Ida”

When Idaho Laura “Ida” Wilson was born on 24 March 1880, in Missouri, United States, her father, John Burgess Wilson, was 47 and her mother, Sarah Emmaline Copeland, was 46. She married Henry Franklin Graham on 25 December 1902, in Madison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in St. Michael Township, Madison, Missouri, United States in 1910 and St. Francois, St. Francois, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 28 February 1972, in Farmington, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Oak Grove, Madison, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Franklin Graham
Idaho Laura “Ida” Wilson
Marriage: 25 December 1902
Lida Evelyn Graham
Irene Hattie Graham
Henry Marvin Graham
Gwen Edgar Graham

Sources (15)

  • Ida L Grayham in household of Frank Grayham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Idaho Laura Wilson - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Idaho Laura Wilson
  • Ida Wilson Graham, "Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


Historical Boundaries: 1885: Madison, Missouri, United States


St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Will + patronymic -son ‘son of Will’. Will was a very common medieval short form of William . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

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