James Graham

11 October 1804–9 December 1857 (Age 53)
Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Ireland

The Life Summary of James

When James Graham was born on 11 October 1804, in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Ireland, his father, Robert Graham, was 30 and his mother, Ann Barrow, was 28. He married Mary Ann Butler about 1824, in Laurel, Newlin Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1850. He died on 9 December 1857, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Graham
1804–1857
Mary Ann Butler
1804–1846
Marriage: about 1824
Eliza Jane Graham
1825–1863
Ann Isabelle Graham
1827–1893
Robert Graham
1829–1888
George Butler Graham
1831–1906
Elenor Graham
1833–1834
Margaret Graham
1836–1917
Mary Elizabeth Graham
1836–1906
Agnes Graham
1837–1891
James Graham
1838–1861
Joseph Smith Graham
1840–1849
Samuel Graham
1844–1861
Brigham Graham
1846–1850

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1824Laurel, Newlin Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1818
    Age 14
    Illinois is the 21st state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 15
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Greim
    Grahm
    Grantham
    Grahame

    Story Highlight

    William Benona Graham

    I, William B. Graham, was born March 24, 1853 in River Dale, Weber County, Utah. My father, James Graham, was born 11 October 1804 in Enniskillen, Fermanagh, Ireland, and died December 9, 1857,2 in Og …

    Sources (27)

    • James Graham, "United States Census, 1830"
    • James Graham in entry for Christiana A. Weaver, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Jas Graham, "United States Census, 1840"

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