Esther Edith Graham

4 February 1864–31 July 1942 (Age 78)
Fennimore, Grant, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Esther Edith

When Esther Edith Graham was born on 4 February 1864, in Fennimore, Grant, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Robert H Graham, was 26 and her mother, Marie Antoinette Bliss, was 23. She married Leo Alford on 11 November 1882, in Grant, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1910 and Juanita, King, Washington, United States for about 10 years. She died on 31 July 1942, in Fort Steilacoom, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Leo Alford
Esther Edith Graham
Marriage: 11 November 1882

Spouse and Children

11 November 1882
Grant, Wisconsin, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 3

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Gaelic: From the Gaelic words "gruama," meaning surly, stern, morose, dark, gloomy; "gruamach," meaning surly, stern, frowning, grim; or "gruaimean," meaning a surly man, a man with a frowning visage

Sources (3)

  • Esther Ehlman in household of Oscar F Ehlman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Esther E Mckinney in household of Alfred M Mckinney, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Esther Mckinney in household of Mckinney, "United States Census, 1880"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.