REV. JOHN GRAHAM, SR.
~POSSIBLY OUR DIRECT LINE~
Birth: 1767/1770 Place: Ireland
Death: 17 Nov 1861 at age 91 yrs.
Burial: Dunn's Chapel, Union Township, Highland Co., OH
From THE HILLS OF HIGHLAND by Elsie Johnson Ayres, 1902, p. 634:
Origin of the Second Presbyterian Church.... a new structure was erected in 1835 and the old Hop Run church was abandoned. Rev. John Graham was the first pastor of the new Church until 1854.
Birth: 1775 Place: Ireland
Death: 17 Mar 1862 at age 87 yrs.
Burial: Dunn's Chapel, Union Twp, Highland Co., OH
1. F Child: JANE GRAHAM
~OUR DIRECT LINE~
Birth: 13 May 1806 Place: Pennsylvania
Death: 5 Jan 1891 at age 85 years7 months 23 days
Burial: Buford Cemetery, Clay Twp., Highland Co. OH
1st Spouse: John N. Zink
Marriage: 29 Mar 1827 Place: Highland Co., Ohio
2nd Spouse: George Bainbridge
Marriage: 12 Apr 1843 Place: Highland Co., Ohio
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2. M Child: HENRY TURNER GRAHAM
Spouse: Catherine L. Irwin
Marriage: 15 Oct 1861 Place: Highland Co., Ohio
3. M Child: JOHN K. GRAHAM
Birth: 29 Dec 1808 Place: Pa
Death: 4 Jan 1892 Place: ae 83-1-6
Burial: Place: Masonic Cem, Lynchburg, Dodson Twp, Highland Co., OH
Spouse: Julia Ann
Birth: 1813 in Ohio
Children of John and Julia: 1. Joesph Graham b. 1835; 2. Eliza Graham b. 1836;
3. Ellen Graham b. 1838; 4. Catherine Graham b. 1842; 5. Wilson or William Graham b. 1842/3 in Ohio; 6. Sarah Graham b. 1845 in Ohio; 7. Wyatt Graham, b. 1848 in Ohio; 8. John Graham b. 1853 in Ohio
From WILLS, ADMINSTRATIONS, GUARDIANSHIPS AND ADOPTIONS OF HIGHLAND COUNTY, OHIO (1805-1880), Compiled by David N. McBride,1981, P. 193:
Nov. 16, 1869 John K. Graham appointed guardian of Anna M. aged 16 yrs. on July 17, 1868 and Eliza M. Graham aged 11 years on Jan 19, 1869, children of Andrew Graham, dec'd. Sureties Thomas A. Graham and Thomas F. Duncan.
1860 Highland Co., OH census, Dodson Twp. lists John Graham 50, a farmer with real estate valued at 1400, personal property at 2200, born in Pennsylvania; wife, Ann, 38 born in Ohio. John and Jane Graham, 90 and 86 living with them, both born in Ireland.
The 1850 Liberty Twp., Highland Co., OH census lists John Graham as 37 and wife Sarah A. 33, born in OH. Are these John Grahams different people??
Note: John Graham purchased from Enoch Zink's estate sale on 26 Aug 1841 10 bushels of wheat indicating a possible family relationship through Jane.
4. M Child: ANDREW GRAHAM
Birth: Feb 1816
Death: 16 Jul 1868 Place: ae 52 yrs. 6 mo.
Burial: Dunn's Chapel, Union Twp., Highland Co., Ohio
Spouse: Ann McKinley
Born: 1818 in Ireland; Mother listed in Ann McKinley, 78, female born in Ireland.
Marriage: 3 Aug 1844 Place: Highland Co., Ohio
Will of Andrew Graham: May 7, 1868. Wife: Ann. Children: John R., Thomas A., Mary E., "my second daughter Anna M., .. third daughter Eliza M.... my eldest daughter Mary Graham one thousand dollars within two years from my decease provided she does not marry John Britton and if she does marry him nothing:. Executors: John R. and Thomas A. Witnesses: A. Lowman, Nathan Gilbert. Proven Aug. 15, 1868. Surities: Thomas Gibson, John R. and Thomas A. Graham. Appraisers: Thos. Duncan, Nathan Gilbert, John Chaney. The widow elected to take under the will.
1850 Highland Co. Census lists Andrew Graham as a farmer with real estate value of
Children of Andrew and Ann: 1. William Cowper (Cooper) Graham d. 5 Mar 1853, buried in Dunn's Chapel, Union Twp., Highland Co., OH; 2. John R. Graham b. 1845; Thomas A Graham b. 1848; Mary Graham b. 1849; Anna M. Graham b. 17 July 1853, and Eliza M. Graham b. 19 Jan 1858.
5. M Child: JAMES H. GRAHAM
Spouse: Elizabeth M. Patterson
Marriage: 21 Aug 1845 Place: Highland Co., Ohio
6. M Child: ROBERT GRAHAM
Birth: 15 Apr 1811 Place: PA
Death: 28 Aug 1887
Burial: Place: Masonic Cem, Lynchburg, DodsonTwp, Highland, OH
First Spouse: Barbara Fetterman b. 1816; d. 31 Mar 1859; buried in Masonic Cemetery, Lynchburg, Dodson Twp., Highland Co., Ohio
Marriage: 6 Feb 1835 Place: Highland Co., Ohio
Married second to Tabitha b. 2 Dec 1814 in Ohio; d. after 1861.
1860 Dodson Twp, Highland Co., OH census:
Robert Graham 49, farming, Real estate $4000, Pers. Prop. $513, born in Pa
From State Centinnial History of Highland County, Ohio, Vol. II 1902 by Rev. J. W. Klise, p. 217: In 1833 one Robert Graham taught in the old log house. He received a salary of $15.00 per month, and taught three months in the year. Note: This was the Lynchburg school whose orig. was 1820
Children of Robert and Barbara Graham: 1. Mary E. Graham b. 1842 in Ohio
2. Andrew Graham b. 1852 in Ohio
7. F Child: ELIZA GRAHAM
Spouse: William Walker
8. M Child: ROBISON OR ROBESON GRAHAM
Death: Before 1861
Spouse: Elizabeth Strain
Marriage: 18 Oct 1837
Children of Robison and Elizabeth Strain: 1. Harriet A. Graham m. Silas Hart;
2. Hannah F. Graham m. Nelson A. Fulton; 3. Leah Graham m. Collier Fenner
Note: Robison "Grayham" purchased at Enoch Zink's estate sale on 26 Aug 1841
"hipstraps and halter chasis" and paid 27 cents for them.