Alexander Graybiel

28 December 1847–13 May 1919 (Age 71)
Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Graybiel was born on 28 December 1847, in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, his father, Jacob M Graybill, was 42 and his mother, Hannah Marie Morley, was 25. He married Jennette Mitchell on 27 February 1873, in Linn, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Frenchtown Township, Antelope, Nebraska, United States in 1885 and Blaine Township, Antelope, Nebraska, United States in 1900. He died on 13 May 1919, in Chico, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Chico Cemetery, Chico, Butte, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Graybiel
1847–1919
Jennette Mitchell
1850–1935
Marriage: 27 February 1873
Hannah Graybill
1873–1873
John Mitchell Graybiel
1873–1942
James Alexander Graybiel
1875–1917
William Napier Graybiel
1881–1969

Spouse and Children

    Male1847–1919Male

    Jennette Mitchell

    Female1850–1935Female

MARRIAGE
27 February 1873
Linn, Iowa, United States
children

(4)

    Hannah Graybill

    Female1873–1873Female

    John Mitchell Graybiel

    Male1873–1942Male

    James Alexander Graybiel

    Male1875–1917Male

    Male1881–1969Male

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob M Graybill

    Male1805–1875Male

    Hannah Marie Morley

    Female1822–1908Female

siblings

(14)

    Reuben Graybill

    Male1839–1911Male

    Hiram Graybill

    Male1840–1908Male

    Savilla Graybill

    Female1841–1918Female

    Cyrus M Graybill

    Male1842–1901Male

    Jacob Graybill Jr.

    Male1844–1902Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1848 · The California Gold Rush

Age 1

On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 19

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the Swiss German habitational name Kräh(en)bühl, literally ‘crow hill’ ( see Krahenbuhl ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alexand Graybul, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alex Graybil, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Alexander Graybiel, "United States Census, 1910"

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