William Wallace Graham

Male4 January 1842–28 December 1907

Brief Life History of William Wallace

When William Wallace Graham was born on 4 January 1842, in Appling, Georgia, United States, his father, John Graham, was 37 and his mother, Mary Ann Middleton, was 31. He married Sarah Clementine Middleton on 31 October 1876. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Baxley, Appling, Georgia, United States in 1900. He died on 28 December 1907, at the age of 65, and was buried in Appling, Georgia, United States.

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William Wallace Graham
Sarah Clementine Middleton
Marriage: 31 October 1876
Middleton Parker Graham
Fannie Lora Graham
Wallace Watterson Graham
Donald McDonough Graham
Ona Graham
Mary Miriam Graham
John Otto Stephenson Graham
Willie Clementine Graham
Myrtice Mae Graham
Esma Carl Graham

Sources (8)

  • William W Graham in household of Mary A Graham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • W. W. Graham, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • William Wallace Graham, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1876
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 4

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 21

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 28

    Historical Boundaries 1870: Appling, Georgia, United States

    Name Meaning

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

    Irish (especially Ulster): in Ireland Graham is generally the Scottish name, but it has additionally been adopted as an Anglicized form of both Ó Creacháin (see Crehan ) and Ó Gormghaile (see Gormley ).

    History: The surname Graham was taken to Scotland at the beginning of the 12th century by the Norman baron William de Graham, holder of the manor of Grantham in Lincolnshire, from whom many if not all modern bearers are probably descended. The chief of Clan Graham is the Duke of Montrose.

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

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