Mary Elizabeth Graham

8 October 1836–2 July 1906 (Age 69)
Laurel, Newlin Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Graham was born on 8 October 1836, in Laurel, Newlin Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Graham, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ann Butler, was 32. She married Elihu Moroni Allen on 17 April 1853, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1870 and Huntsville Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 2 July 1906, in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elihu Moroni Allen
Mary Elizabeth Graham
Marriage: 17 April 1853
Charles Marcellus Allen
Elihu Moroni Allen
Mary Losina Allen
Phoebe Isadora Allen
John Franklin Allen
George Adelbert Allen
Lola Bernetta Allen
Joseph William Allen
Eliza Emma Allen
David Allen
Thomas James Allen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1853Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 27
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    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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    Sources (29)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Elizabeth Graham - birth: 8 October 1836;
    • Mary Grayham in household of James Grayham, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Graham in entry for Phoebe Allen Chatelain, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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