Mary Elizabeth Graham

22 December 1853–26 March 1891 (Age 37)
Plumstead, Kent, England

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Graham was born on 22 December 1853, in Plumstead, Kent, England, her father, Frederick James Graham, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Swan, was 30. She married Charles Lovell Barry in 1871, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1862 and lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 26 March 1891, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Sebastian Walters
Mary Elizabeth Graham
Marriage: 1879
Francis Sebastian J. Walters
Chester Conrad Walters
Adella Lerlene Walters
William J. Walters

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1879Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 1
    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.
    1855 · London's First Pillar Box
    Age 2
    The pillar box is a form of mailbox. Until 1855, people would have to walk the distance to go to the post office in order to send mail.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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 (14)

    • Mary E Walter in household of Joseph Walter, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Mary H Graham in entry for William J Walters and Clara E Deyarmon, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Mary E Graham in entry for Charles Fred Barry, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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