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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James Graham
Mary Ann Butler
Marriage: about 1824
Eliza Jane Graham
Ann Isabelle Graham
Robert Graham
George Butler Graham
Elenor Graham
Margaret Graham
Mary Elizabeth Graham
Agnes Graham
James Graham
Joseph Smith Graham
Samuel Graham
Brigham Graham

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    about 1824Laurel, Newlin Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
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    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    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.

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    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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