John William Mc Graw

5 July 1849–1 June 1906 (Age 56)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Mc Graw was born on 5 July 1849, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Edward M. Mc Graw, was 22 and his mother, Francis Ellen Steel, was 21. He married Ellen "Nellie" Coder on 2 February 1876, in Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 1 June 1906, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 56.

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John William Mc Graw
Ellen "Nellie" Coder
Marriage: 2 February 1876
Maude Ellen McGraw

Spouse and Children

2 February 1876
Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 1

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish surnames formed with Gaelic mac ‘son of’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • John W Mc Graw, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John W Mcgraw in household of Edward M Mcgraw, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John W. McGraw, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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