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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

 

SAMUEL J. GRAHAM, farmer, Waynesburg, Penn., was born in Center Township, this county, November 22, 1837.  His parents, George and Sarah B. (Mason) Graham, were natives of Greene County and residents therein until their death.  Samuel was united in marriage, October 5, 1861, with Lizzie E. Boyd.  She was born in Washington Township, this county, October 6, 1842, and is a daughter of James and Martha Boyd.  Her parents are also natives of this county; her father is now deceased.  By this marriage Mr. Graham is the father of three children, two of whom are living—Sarah A. and James B.—and Florence E. is deceased.  Mrs. Graham, who was a faithful Christian wife and mother, departed this life April 12, 1871.  After her death, November 1, 1875, Mr. Graham was united in marriage a second time, with Sarah A. Price, who was born in Marion County, West Virginia, May 21, 1851.  Her parents are Eli T and Amanda Price (nee Troy), natives of West Virginia, where they were married and spent their lives.  Mrs. Price is now deceased.  By the last marriage Mr. Graham is the father of two children—Charles W. and George E. P.  Mr. Graham was reared on a farm and devotes his time wholly to agricultural pursuits.  He is the owner of about 163 acres of valuable land.  He and wife are prominent members of the M. E. Church.

 

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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888

 

Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project – http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~arkbios/Greene/index.html.

Date of Transcription: 7 June 2007

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