Jane Graham

Femaleabout 1794–

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Graham was born about 1794, in Newtownhamilton, County Armagh, Ireland, her father, Solomon Graham, was 27 and her mother, Mary Cathcart, was 24.

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Solomon Graham
1768–
Mary Cathcart
1771–
John Graham
1789–
Soloman Graham
1790–
Mary Graham
1792–
Jane Graham
1794–
Agnes Graham
1796–1879

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    World Events (3)

    1798

    Age 4

    Battle of Antrim.

    1798

    Age 4

    The Young Ireland rebellion of 1798 failed.

    1839

    Age 45

    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

    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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