Francis Graham

10 May 1810–
Pleasant Hill, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of Francis

When Francis Graham was born on 10 May 1810, in Pleasant Hill, New Castle, Delaware, United States, his father, Robert Graham, was 35 and his mother, Catharine Russell, was 34. He had at least 1 daughter with Mary Ann Williams. He lived in Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1840.

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Family Time Line

Francis Graham
1810–
Mary Ann Williams
1806–1883
Frances E. Graham
1838–1910

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World Events (8)

1812
Age 2
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1814 · Treaty of Ghent Signed
Age 4
The Treaty of Ghent was signed on 1814, ending the War of 1812. One of the signers was James Bayard of Delaware.
1846
Age 36
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

Possible Related Names

Greim
Grahm
Grantham
Grahame

Sources (1)

  • Frances Graham, "United States Census, 1840"

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