When Tillman Williamson "Tip" Graham Jr. was born on 9 August 1849, in Cass, Texas, United States, his father, Tillman Williamson Graham, was 32 and his mother, Jane Jency Williams, was 27. He married Elizabeth West "Lizzie" Wood on 10 June 1872, in Bailey, Pickens, Chickasaw Nation Reservation, Murray, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Grayson, Texas, United States in 1870 and Chickasaw Nation Reservation, Murray, Oklahoma, United States in 1900. In 1870, at the age of 21, his occupation is listed as clerk. He died on 30 November 1907, in Hope Township, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Bailey Cemetery, Bailey, Grady, Oklahoma, 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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