When William Wallace Graham was born on 4 January 1842, in Appling, Columbia, 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 Appling, Georgia, United States for about 30 years and 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.
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.
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