Eliza Jane Graham

6 November 1825–1863 (Age 37)
Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza Jane

When Eliza Jane Graham was born on 6 November 1825, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Graham, was 21 and her mother, Mary Ann Butler, was 21. She married John Pack on 21 January 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died in 1863, in Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hammill Porter
Eliza Jane Graham
Marriage: 26 August 1855
Agnes Georgena Porter
Sady Porter
James Hammel Porter
Mary Geneva Porter
William W. Porter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 August 1855Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 11
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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    Story Highlight

    In making an inquiry about Eliza I emailed a descendant and they sent me this information: There were no children born to Eliza and John Pack. 1850 US Census, Utah Territory, Weber, Weber. Image 28 …

    Sources (10)

    • Eliza J Porter in household of Robert H Porter, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah Graham in entry for Agnes Georgina Staley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Eliza Grayham in household of James Grayham, "United States Census, 1850"

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