Alexander Meredith Graham

5 January 1880–21 September 1953 (Age 73)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Alexander Meredith

When Alexander Meredith Graham was born on 5 January 1880, in Mississippi, United States, his father, James Meredith Graham, was 22 and his mother, Martha Ann Bruce Drennan, was 26. He married Annabelle Rayborn about 1902, in Covington, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Beat 2, Marion, Mississippi, United States in 1900 and Beat 5, Lamar, Mississippi, United States for about 30 years. He died on 21 September 1953, in Lamar, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Covington, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Meredith Graham
1880–1953
Annabelle Rayborn
1883–1974
Marriage: about 1902
Lewis Everett Graham
1902–1975
Bessie Graham
1904–1904
Grover E Graham
1906–1966
Tommy Graham
1908–1982
Porter H Graham
1910–1963
James Virgil Graham
1913–1992
Bertie Mae Graham
1917–
Louise Graham
1919–1977
Virdee Graham
1923–
Georgia Nell Graham
1925–2016

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1902
Covington, Mississippi, United States
children

(10)

    Male1902–1975Male

    Bessie Graham

    Female1904–1904Female

    Grover E Graham

    Male1906–1966Male

    Tommy Graham

    Male1908–1982Male

    Porter H Graham

    Male1910–1963Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Meredith Graham

    Male1857–1925Male

    Martha Ann Bruce Drennan

    Female1853–1933Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Graham (as well as Grantham, Grandham, and Granham). See also Grantham .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mariely A Graham in household of James M Graham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alex Graham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mariely A Graham in household of James M Graham, "United States Census, 1900"

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