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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William Benona Graham
Margaret Hope Williams
Marriage: 18 January 1874
Anna May Graham
William Walter Graham
Birdie Amelia Graham
Franklin Jamison Graham
Horace Eugene Graham
Archie J Graham
Charles Edward Graham
Opal Vilate Graham
Pearl Graham
Fay Ardon Graham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    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.

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    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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