John Crosthwaite Graham Sr.

23 July 1839–18 March 1906 (Age 66)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Crosthwaite

When John Crosthwaite Graham Sr. was born on 23 July 1839, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Crosthwaite Graham, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Leyland, was 22. He married Eliza Morris on 25 April 1862. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Ward 1 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 18 March 1906, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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John Crosthwaite Graham Sr.
Mary Anna Peck
Marriage: 28 December 1868
Mary Elizabeth Graham
Edith Graham
Susan Graham
Sarah Elms Graham
Martin Horton Graham
Zina Graham
John William Graham
Maud Graham
Leyland Graham
Mabel Graham
Nellie Graham
John Milton Graham
Wilford Woodruff Graham
Ernest Victor Graham
Walter P Graham
Earl Graham

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  • Marriage
    28 December 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 15
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 20
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    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.

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    Biography by Carl Nielson

    John Croshwaite Graham was born in Liverpool, England on July 23, 1839 to William Croshwaite Graham and Elizabeth Leyland Graham. He was baptized into the LDS church in 1847. He married Eliza Morri …

    Sources (90)

    • J C Graham in entry for Rulans William Graham, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • John Graham in household of Elizabeth Graham, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • John C in entry for Martin Horton Graham and Olive Branch Millburn, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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