Mary Ellen Graham

20 June 1850–8 February 1910 (Age 59)
Plumstead, Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Graham was born on 20 June 1850, in Plumstead, Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, Frederick James Graham, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Swan, was 26. She married Richard Wickham on 10 December 1863, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880. She died on 8 February 1910, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Dayton Cemetery, Dayton, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Richard Wickham
Mary Ellen Graham
Marriage: 10 December 1863
Richard Henry Wickham
Rose Ellen Wickham
Alice Gertrude Wickham
Alfred John Wickham
Mary Maretta Wickham
Eunice Jane Wickham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 December 1863Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 
    Age 2
    George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 4
    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.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 16
    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

    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 (24)

    • Ellen Graham in entry for Alice Gertrude Goodwin, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Ellen Graham in household of Elizabeth Graham, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Ellen Graham in entry for Rose Ellen Wickham Madsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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