John Graham

6 August 1849–2 October 1914 (Age 65)
Thurnscoe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Graham was born on 6 August 1849, in Thurnscoe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Graham, was 32 and his mother, Mary Woodcock, was 29. He married Mary Christina Jensen on 14 August 1873, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880 and Indianola, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 2 October 1914, in Milburn, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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John Graham
Mary Christina Jensen
Marriage: 14 August 1873
John Richard Graham
Mary Elnora Graham
Peter Graham
Wilford Moroni Graham
Elizabeth Velinda Graham
George Alma Graham
Christina Graham
Martha Lovina Rebecca Graham
Tilman Rivers Graham
Geneva Romania Graham
Maitland Graham
Ellis Earl Graham
Loyal Graham

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  • Marriage
    14 August 1873Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 5
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 18
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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    History of John Graham

    History of John Graham (Taken from the "The History of Sanpete and Emery Counties") John Graham, farmer, son of Richard and Mary, was born in Yorkshire, England, August 6, 1850. The family joined t …

    Sources (36)

    • John Graham, "United States Census, 1910"
    • John Graham, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Graham in entry for Maitland Graham, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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