Isabella Graham

31 January 1817–10 December 1906 (Age 89)
Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isabella

Isabella Graham was born on 31 January 1817, in Carlisle, Cumberland, England as the daughter of William Graham and Mary Adams. She married John Blain Sr. on 25 December 1838, in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Carlisle Holy Trinity, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 10 December 1906, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Spring City Cemetery, Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Blain Sr.
1817–1862
Isabella Graham
1817–1906
Marriage: 25 December 1838
William Blain
1839–1897
Mary Blain
1841–1847
Robert J. Blain
1843–1926
George Blain
1845–1910
Jane Blain
1848–1873
John Blain Jr
1850–1923
Joseph Blain
1852–1941
Thomas Blain
1854–1930
James Blain
1856–1936
Sarah Elizabeth Blain
1858–1901
Isabella Blain
1860–1934

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1838Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 16
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1846
    Age 29
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Greim
    Grahm
    Grantham
    Grahame

    Story Highlight

    John Blain, Sr. and Isabella Graham Blain

    John Blain, Sr., was born June 28, 1817, at St. Mary, Carlisle, Cumberland¬, England, to William Blain and Jane Handsome (or Hamson). Nothing is known of his early life until he was twenty-one, …

    Sources (54)

    • Isabella Graham in household of William Graham, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Isabella Blain in entry for George Blain and Abigail Patterson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • Isabeth in entry for George Blain, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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