Flora Belle Graham

19 August 1905–30 January 1985 (Age 79)
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Flora Belle

When Flora Belle Graham was born on 19 August 1905, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Eli Graham, was 34 and her mother, Lydia Ida Johnson, was 32. She married Elgan Lee Walker on 7 April 1926, in Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Skilesville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 2, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 30 January 1985, in Todd, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elgan Lee Walker
1905–1973
Flora Belle Graham
1905–1985
Marriage: 7 April 1926

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 April 1926
Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Male1870–1956Male

    Lydia Ida Johnson

    Female1873–1918Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 7

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 21

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

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)

  • Flora B Walker in household of Elgin L Walker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Flora B Walker in household of Elgin L Walker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Flora B Graham in household of John E Graham, "United States Census, 1920"

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