Atlas James Graham

21 April 1922–18 April 2003 (Age 81)
Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Atlas James

When Atlas James Graham was born on 21 April 1922, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Daniel Graham, was 42 and his mother, Tinie Helena Burton, was 34. He married Luna Katherine Clayton on 7 April 1944, in Hillsborough, Orange, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Cheeks Township, Orange, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and East Flanders, Belgium for about 12 years. He died on 18 April 2003, in Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Efland, Orange, North Carolina, United States.

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Atlas James Graham
Luna Katherine Clayton
Marriage: 7 April 1944

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    Luna Katherine Clayton


7 April 1944
Hillsborough, Orange, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Age 18

Germany invades Belgium. The Belgian government evacuates to London. King Leopold surrenders to German forces.

Age 22

The Allies liberate Belgium.

Name Meaning

Gaelic: From the Gaelic words "gruama," meaning surly, stern, morose, dark, gloomy; "gruamach," meaning surly, stern, frowning, grim; or "gruaimean," meaning a surly man, a man with a frowning visage

Sources (3)

  • Atlas Graham in household of Dan J Graham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Atlas J Graham in household of Daniel Graham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Atlas Graham in entry for Allan Burton Graham, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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