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W. W. GRAHAM 12199 - Franklin Co

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W. W. GRAHAM 12199 - Franklin Co

Posted: 6 Feb 2013 6:36AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Graham, Henry
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History of Edgar Co. IL, William H. Perrin, Chicago, 1879

W. W. GRAHAM, lumber, etc., Chrisman; the subject of our sketch, a member of the firm of George W. Henry & Co., was born in Frankfort, Ky., Nov. 7, 1831. He married Miss Ellen F. Henry, Sept. 11, 1860; she was born in New Orleans, La., Sept. 19, 1838; they had eight children, six living, viz.: George G., Harry M., Julia W., Lillie S., Nellie M. and Robert H. While he was yet in infancy, his mother died, and he lived with his grandparents; he lost his father while he as yet under age. Upon getting married, he engaged in farming for two years; he then engaged in general merchandise at Peak’s Mills; continued four years, when he erected a saw-mill and engaged in the lumber business; continued six years; he then followed general trading until 1878, when he came to Chrisman and engaged in his present business.

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