When Edgar Edward Graham was born in October 1863, in Tunbridge, DeWitt, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Graham, was 31 and his mother, Mary E. Sessions, was 24. He married Margaret A Berry on 30 June 1889, in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Sharon Township, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Jackson Township, Hall, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died in 1952, at the age of 89, and was buried in Cameron Cemetery, Cameron, Hall, Nebraska, 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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