James Graham

1835–6 April 1880 (Age 45)
County Tyrone, Ireland

The Life of James

When James Graham was born in 1835, in County Tyrone, Ireland, his father, Henry Graham, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Alexander, was 25. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 6 April 1880, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Henry Graham
1796–1861
Elizabeth Alexander
1810–1856
Robert N Graham
1830–1915
Thomas Graham
1841–
Arthur Graham
1832–1876
James Graham
1835–1880
Eleanor Jane "Ellen" Graham
1839–1927
Rebecca Graham
1847–1939
Isabella Graham
1849–1936
George Graham
1851–1945
Samuel A Graham
1853–

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 1

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 16

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Graham (as well as Grantham, Grandham, and Granham). See also Grantham .

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

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  • James Graham in household of Arthur Graham, "United States Census, 1870"

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