Here is a copy of a message I recently posted.Most of my family is from the Morrow County / Richland County area.Hope this helps!Let me know if you have any "hits" on familiar names.Send me what you have.Thanks, Rick
I am searching for any info along my Graham lineage.Here is what I have:David Graham (b. 1765 - PA) marries (date/place ?) Elizabeth (?) (b. 1764 - PA).They have 3 listed sons (daughters?) David Jr. (b. 1805 - PA?), Elie (b. 1803 - PA?), John (b. 1795 - PA).
John marries (date/place ?) Ruth Woodward (b. 1795 - NJ). They move to the Richland County, Ohio area (he purchased 80 acres in Richland County on Aug 12, 1823 for $1.25 per acre)- probably between 1800 and 1820 and have 7 sons (daughters?), - Abel Woodward G. (b. 1827), David J. (b. Feb 11, 1828, Richland Co, OH), John (b. 1829), Joseph S. (b. 1831), Cyrus S. (b. 1833 - marries Martha Jane Keener (or) Keines), Vanliser, (b. 1836), and Daniel S. (b. 1839). They are all listed on the Morrow County, OH, 1850 census.
I have further info on David J. (married 3 times - Rhoda Imes, Elizabeth Lawson, and Mary Hammond) and their offspring.He died Nov 15, 1903, and was buried Nov 18, 1903 in Kinsey/Lawson Cemetery, Polk Co, Iowa.David had 2 sons with Rhoda (James Wilson and Joseph S.). Davis had 10 sons and daughters with Elizabeth (William Elmer, Mary Catherina/e, Jacob Martin, David Martin, Harry N., George E., Henry Arthur (married Mary Frances Duffy), Benjamin Franklin (married Mabel Effie Avery), and a son and daughter(died at childbirth). David had 2 sons with Mary Hammond (Melville J., Chas (Charles?)W.B.).
Henry Arthur Graham (b. Nov 4, 1870 in Eagleville, Harrison County, Missouri, d. Mar 5, 1923 in Des Moines Iowa) married Mary Frances Duffy (b. Apr 14, 1868 in Madison County, Iowa, d. Jan 3 1960 in Des Moines Iowa) on Feb 19, 1889 in Polk County, Iowa.She is the daughter of Patrick Duffy and Mary Majors.They had the following children - Art, Ernie, Frances, Howard, Myra, Alfred Winslow, Mammie, Bill, Harry Jim, Margaret, and Sadie Maudie (b. Sep 20, 1911, d. Jul 23 1993 Riverside, CA). I have additional info on Sadie.
ALfred Winslow Graham (b. May 2, 1886, Madison County, Iowa, d. Feb 26, 1960, Des Moines, Iowa) married Rose Bell Allen (b. Jul 25, 1888, Booneville, Iowa, d. Mar 1962, Booneville, Iowa) on Jul 4, 1904, Des Moines, Iowa.They had 4 children - Velas Leroy, Clarence WIllis, Mildred, and Alice.I have additional info on Velas "Ike", Alice, and Mildred.
Clarence Willis Graham (my grandfather) (b. Sep 11, 1904, Van Meter, Dallas County, Iowa, d. Aug 21, 1962).He married Jane Emmaline Haston (b. Jul 1, 1911, St. Joseph, MO, d. in CA).They had 2 sons (John, Clarence Dale - my father).
Clarence Dale Graham (b. Mar 18, 1935, Denver, CO) married Marilyn Ann Fondren.They had 5 children - Richard Allen (me - b. Oct 8, 1956, Richmond, CA), Cynthia Diane, Barbara Ann, Karen Marie, and Robert Dale (all born in Contra Costa County, CA).
A lot if info has been presented to nibble on.Hopefully this will assist somebody and that some of my question marks will be answered.Kudos are extended to Christy - 99% of this info came from her.