Elizabeth Graham

28 January 1844–3 November 1887 (Age 43)
Darfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Graham was born on 28 January 1844, in Darfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Graham, was 27 and her mother, Mary Woodcock, was 23. She married Henry Fowles on 8 June 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 November 1887, in Arizona, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in St. Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Fowles
Elizabeth Graham
Marriage: 8 June 1867
Charles William Fowles

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 June 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 10
    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.
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Elizabeth Graham

    Elizabeth Graham was born 28 Jan. 1844 in Thurnscoe, Yorks, England. Her parents were Richard and Mary Woodcock Graham. Richard was the son of F. Nathaniel Graham and Catherine Scamideen or S …

    Sources (9)

    • Elizabeth Graham, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Elizabeth Fowels in household of Henry Fowels, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elizabeth Graham in household of Richard Graham, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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