Amanda Jane Graham

30 December 1874–1953 (Age 78)
Washington, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Amanda Jane

When Amanda Jane Graham was born on 30 December 1874, in Washington, Arkansas, United States, her father, John Carter Graham, was 35 and her mother, Annis Goodman, was 25. She married Sterling Price Wilson on 25 December 1895, in Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Springdale Township, Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1900. She died in 1953, in Springdale, Washington, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Friendship Cemetery, Springdale, Washington, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sterling Price Wilson
Amanda Jane Graham
Marriage: 25 December 1895
Guy Franklin Wilson
Forest C Wilson

Spouse and Children

    Sterling Price Wilson



25 December 1895
Washington, Arkansas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Carter Graham


    Annis Goodman




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 9

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Amanda Wilson in household of Pricy Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amanda Wilsin in household of Pricy Wilsin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Amanda Wilson in household of S P Wilson, "United States Census, 1920"

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