William Benona Graham

24 March 1852–18 March 1926 (Age 73)
Riverdale, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Benona

When William Benona Graham was born on 24 March 1852, in Riverdale, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, James Graham, was 47 and his mother, Hannah Tucker Read, was 30. He married Margaret Hope Williams on 18 January 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 18 March 1926, in Byron, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Byron, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Benona Graham
1852–1926
Margaret Hope Williams
1855–1926
Marriage: 18 January 1874
Anna May Graham
1875–1876
William Walter Graham
1876–1943
Birdie Amelia Graham
1879–1940
Franklin Jamison Graham
1881–1960
Horace Eugene Graham
1884–1911
Archie J Graham
1887–1967
Charles Edward Graham
1889–1977
Opal Vilate Graham
1891–1977
Pearl Graham
1895–1896
Fay Ardon Graham
1897–1957

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1864
    Age 12
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Owyhee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1875: Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 20
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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

    EXPLORING THE BIG HORN BASIN

    Deseret Evening News, 1900-02-19 EXPLORING THE BIG HORN BASIN Apostle Woodruff and Party Make an Extended Trip A LAND 0F VAST RESOURCES Plenty of room for Home-seekers Irrigating Water Will be Owned b …

    Sources (42)

    • William B Graham, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • William Bennion Graham in entry for William Walter Graham, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • William B Graham, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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