Jackson Co. GRAHAMS
- Dear List,
Since there seems to be more participation among our members now, I want to
share again about my GRAHAMS. It seems there were 2 families of GRAHAMS in
Jackson Co. You would think they might be connected, but we can't seem to
find a connection. The other GRAHAMS (apparently not mine) included a Jesse
GRAHAM who moved his family to Rusk Co., Tx. in about 1835. My grandparents
moved their family to Ok. in about 1910 or 1912, then to Tx. during the
My oldest GRAHAM ancestor, James Newton GRAHAM, married Sarah FORTENBERRY,
who was born in 1804 in S.C. Their son, James F. GRAHAM, was born in 1831 in
Ky., and they moved to Al. between then and 1854. James F. GRAHAM married
Chastity HUNTER in Paint Rock Valley in 1854.
Their son, George William GRAHAM, born 1857 in Holly Tree, married Mary Ella
EUSTACE in 1879.
Their son, William Henry GRAHAM, born 1883 in Holly Tree, married Fannie
Matilda CRESSWELL in 1905.
Their son, Harvey William GRAHAM, was born in 1906 in Holly Tree. He was my
This puts my GRAHAMS in Ky. in 1831, and I would so love to know where they
were before that.
Thank you for your time!
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