Richard Graham

16 October 1816–4 December 1887 (Age 71)
Brinsworth, Yorkshire, England

The Life Summary of Richard

When Richard Graham was born on 16 October 1816, in Brinsworth, Yorkshire, England, his father, Nathaniel Graham, was 30 and his mother, Catherine Scamadine, was 35. He married Mary Woodcock on 8 March 1841, in Darfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1862 and lived in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 4 December 1887, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Graham
Mary Woodcock
Marriage: 8 March 1841
Elizabeth Graham
George Graham
John Graham
Richard Graham
Rebecca Graham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1841Darfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed
    Age 5
    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
    Age 7
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 20
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Richard Graham and Mary Woodcock history

    Richard Graham was born 26 October 1816 in Brinsworth, Yorkshire, England, and was christened 10 November 1816 in Rotherham. He was the son of Nathaniel Graham and Catherine Scamadine. Richard was the …

    Sources (43)

    • Richard Graham, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Richard Graham in entry for Richard Graham, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Richard Graham, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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