Enoch E. Graham

Brief Life History of Enoch E.

When Enoch E. Graham was born in 1762, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States, his father, Jacob Graham, was 27 and his mother, Martha Terry, was 24. He married Rachel Jackson in 1793, in Westfield MM, Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died from May 1806 to September 1808, in New Hope MM, Greene, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enoch E. Graham
1762–1806
Rachel Jackson
1775–1846
Marriage: 1793
Mary Graham
1795–
Jacob Graham
1797–1808
Jonathan Graham
1801–1878
Josiah Hunt Graham
1803–1856
Jesse Graham
1805–1886
Rachel Graham
1806–1855

Sources (5)

  • births of Jonathan and Josiah Graham 1801 & 1803 Ency. of Amer. Quaker Genealogy, Vol 1 NC, New Hope Mm
  • Enoch and Rachel Jackson Graham named as parents in entry for Jesse Graham 1886, "Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997"
  • 1812 Will of Jacob Graham Montgomery county, Virginia. names children. Will Book 2. Montgomery county, Virginia, page 488. ancestry.com

World Events (6)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

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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