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Samuel R GrahamAge: 63 years18421905

Samuel R Graham
Given names
Samuel R
Birth 1842
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 4 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 15 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 19 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 25 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 25 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 27 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Religious marriageMary H MillerView this family
November 30, 1871 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#1William F Graham
November 24, 1873 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Ada Lou “Addie” Graham
July 1877 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 36 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 21, 1880 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Rowena Permila Graham
August 1886 (Age 44 years)
Death of a sonWilliam F Graham
September 13, 1891 (Age 49 years)
Cause: Typhoid fever
Kansas State Census
March 1, 1895 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 56 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 58 years)
Death February 10, 1905 (Age 63 years)
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by: Donna Osiek
Family with Mary H Miller - View this family
Mary H Miller
Birth: March 14, 1853 29 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 7, 1929Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Marriage: November 30, 1871Benton, Missouri, United States
2 years
William F Graham
Birth: November 24, 1873 31 20Benton, Missouri, United States
Death: September 13, 1891Ft. Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States
4 years
Ada Lou “Addie” Graham
Birth: July 1877 35 24Benton, Missouri, United States
Death: November 15, 1965Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
9 years
Rowena Permila Graham
Birth: August 1886 44 33Missouri, United States
Death: February 9, 1978Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

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Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Samuel R Graham - Household

Lindsey Twp, Benton, Missouri, United States

Graham, Samuel WM38headMfarming
Graham, Mary HWF28wifeMkeeping houseKYTNKY
Graham, William FWM6sonSMOKY
Graham, Addie LWF4daughterSMOKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Samuel R Graham - Household

Ft. Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States

Graham, Samuel RheadWMMar184456M28MOTNTNcommon laborer
Graham, Mary HwifeWFMar185442M2882KYKYKY
Graham, Addie LdaughterWFJul187722SMOMOKYprinter
Graham, Rowesia PdaughterWFAug188613SMOMOKYat school