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GRAHAM FAMILY
**** Contributed by Cleadie B. Barnett (unrelated to this family - no additional data)
 
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Graham Family Data

The records here were begun many years ago, and are not fully connected. There are a few families recorded first, then some "raw data".

Christopher Graham b. Co. Tyrone, Ireland; From Fermanagh, Ireland in 1821 / received a land grant 1821 / aged 24 yrs / single

James Graham, b. Farmanagh, Ireland, came in Sep 1818; asks for land in 1822; He was m. with 14 children.

Richard Graham (73-1871/ch of Eng) b. Co. Tyrone, Ireland; From Fermanagh, Ireland / received a land grant 1821 / aged 28 yrs; single / arrived 1819; m. Jane [...] (59-1871/Ch of Eng); b. Ireland

  1. William James Graham (unm. 41/1871) b. ca. 1810
  2. Eliza Jane Graham; m. Thomas Leonard
  3. Barbara Ann Graham; m. Matthew Smith
  4. Margaret Hannah Graham (36-1871)
  5. Christopher Albert Graham
  6. Mary L. Graham (31-1871)
  7. Arthur Graham (25-1871)
  8. Sarah Rebecca Graham (23-1871)
  9. Isabella Amanda Graham (21-1871)
  10. Richard Alexander Graham (19-1871)
  11. John Robert Graham (17-1871)

Simon Graham & [...]. In 1821 Simeon, along with many others, applied for a land grant along the Nerepis River in the vicinity of Headline Hill, apparently under the leadership of Samuel Mahood. (see McGrand) He was aged 35 yrs, was m. and had five children at that time. He arrived in 1819. Richard, age 28; and Christopher, aged 24 were also in that group, and apparently unmarried. Matthew, his son, asked to be permitted to administer his intestate probate on 30 Jul 1834.

  1. [...] m. Elizabeth [...] (65-1871/Ch of Eng/Irish/wid) b. Ireland. 
    1. Andrew Graham (23-1871/Irish/Ch of Eng) b. Ire?
    2. Thomas L. Graham (21-1871/Irish/Ch of Eng) b. Ire?
  2. James Graham (64-1871/Ire/W.M./Irish/farmer) b. ca. 1807; m. Emma [...]; (72-1871/Ire/W.M.)
    1. James W. Graham (28-1871/NB/W.M.) b. NB; m. Hanna M. [...] (21-1871/NB/FCB)
    2. David T. Graham (1-1871/NB/FCB)
  3. Matthew Graham (60-1871/Ch of Eng); b. Ireland; m. Frances [...] (40-1871/Wesl Meth) b. Ireland
    1. Simon Graham (24-1871)
    2. Mary F. Graham (20-1871)
    3. Margaret A. Graham (18-1871)
    4. Matthew Graham (15-1871)
    5. (room for others/or second family)
    6. John L. Graham (8-1871)
    7. William A. Graham (6-1871)
    8. Barbara E. Graham (4-1871)
    9. Rebecca E. Graham (2-1871)
  4. Christopher Graham (50-1871/Ch.ofEng/farmer) b. ca. 1821, Ireland; d. 13 Nov 1889; m. Rebecca [...] (44-1871/ W. Meth)
    1. Simon J. Graham (22-1871) (farmer, Petersville)
    2. Robert M. Graham (18-1871) (bricklayer, Lowel, MA)
    3. Mary Ann Graham (15-1871); m. Alexander Morrison (Petersville)
    4. Margaret J. Graham (15-1871) m. Robert Wood (Saint John)
    5. Philip C. Graham (12-1871) (farmer, Petersville)
    6. Barbara Graham (11-1871) m. Thomas Corbett (Saint John)
    7. Agnes Graham (6-1871)
    8. George F. Graham (3-1871) (farmer, Petersville)
    9. Rebecca Graham; m. John Gates (Lowell, MA)

Thomas Graham (71-1871/farmer/Ch of Eng/widower) b. ca. 1800, Ireland; d, 23 Oct 1885, Petersville; m. [? Elizabeth ...]. Thomas d. left no widow or daughters: Thomas received a farm in Junevile Settlement at the death of his son, William in 1882/3. (In 1823 a Thomas Graham Sr, aged 66 yrs old, m. & b. Ireland; plus a Thomas Graham, aged 23 yrs old, m. b. in Ireland, emigrated in 1821.)

  1. James Graham (the eldest) of Saint John, gentleman
  2. William Graham (39-1871/Ch of Eng/Irish/farmer) b. NB; of Petersville; d. 1883; m. 22 Mar 1860, Agnes Sarah Moore of Hampstead, Q.Co. ? (30-1871) She may have been a daughter of David Moore and Nancy Campbell. Agnes received her husband's farm on the Gagetown Road. No issue. 
  3. Thomas Allen Graham d. 13 Jan 1899, Petersville; m. Sarah [...]; d. 11 Dec 1899, before husband's estate was settled. Thomas received a farm at Clones from his brother's estate (William's) in 1882/3. No issue. 
  4. John W. Graham, Petersville, farmer
  5. Arthur Graham d. pre 1900; m. Elizabeth [...]
    1. Thomas Allen Graham, 4 Dec 1848; of Lancaster
    2. John Graham; of Saint John, lumberman
    3. Arthur W. Graham; Pittsfield, ME, lumberman
    4. Rebecca A. Graham; m. [...] Walker; Pittsfield, ME, widow
    5. Mary A. Graham; m. 15 Jul 1870, Queens Co, NB, James W. Cooper, of Petersville, farmer
    6. Margaret Elizabeth Graham; m. [...] Gorham, Gagetown, widow (1899/1900) (She and dau: of Petersville Oct 1885)
    7. Sarah Gorham
  6. Frederick Graham (35-1871/Ch of Eng/Irish/farmer) b. NB; of Petersville, m. 18 Mar 1869, Queens Co, NB, Mary A. McDowell (24-1871)
    1. John Graham (1-1871)

Unknown Graham Family taken from probate papers for Christopher, Feb 1856.

  1. Christopher Graham, farmer, Petersville, d. 22 Feb 1856, single man / d. intestate:
  2. Andrew Graham 
  3. Richard Graham
    1. James Graham; b. ca. 1829
  4. William Graham, (dead) family:
    1. Wm. Graham (dead) 
      1. Margaret Ann Graham; m. [...] McKinley
      2. Richard Graham
      3. Chrstopher Graham
      4. William Graham
    2. Rosannah Graham; m. [...] Phillips
      1. Wm. Phillips
      2. Alexander Phillips
  5. v     Arthur Graham, (dead) family: 
    1. John Graham (dead)
      1. Eliza Graham; m. [...] White
      2. Thomas Graham
      3. William Graham
    2. William Graham 
    3. Eliza Graham 
    4. Margaret Graham 
    5. Richard Graham 
  6. Simon Graham, (dead) family: 
    1. William Graham
    2. Barbara Graham; m. [...] Hamilton
    3. Matthew Graham
    4. Christopher Graham
  7. Margaret Graham; m. [...] Covey/Corey (dead) family: 
    1. *Margaret Covey/Corey; m. [...] Allingham
    2. *John Covey/Corey
    3. *Elizabeth (Betty) Covey/Corey
    4. *Rachal Ann Covey/Corey
    5. Matthew Covey/Corey
    6. **Martha Covey/Corey
    7. **Christopher Covey/Corey
    8. **William /Corey

(* listed on face, of sheet in file; ** not listed on back with rest of family. A Matthew listed on back but not on face of sheet, unless he and Martha have been mixed.)


Remainder of the census records for Petersville Parish - Queens Co 1871

GRAHAM: p.28 (boarding with Philip & Mary McKim)
Rebecca A. 11 NB Ch of Eng 

GRAHAM: p.3
John      44 NB C/E Irish farmer
Mary Ann  43 "  " "

GRAHAM: p.3
Thos. Allen  40 NB C/E Irish farmer
Margaret     35 "  " "

GRAHAM: p.24
Elizabeth  65 Ire C/E  Irish
Andrew     23 "   " "  farmer
Thomas L.  21 "   " "  "

GRAHAM: p.29
James     64 Ire W/M Irish farmer
Emma      72 "   " " (wife)
James W.  28 NB  " 
Hanna M.  21 "   FCB (wife)
David [T]  1 "   "

Hampstead Parish 1871 census

GRAHAM: p.30
Thomas    85 Ire FCB Irish farmer
Sarah     70 "   "     "
Elizabeth 30 NB  "     "



Queens Co. Marriage Register (probably more not recorded here?)
= 1326 Hamilton, David J. (Bach/Petersville) & Elizabeth Graham (Spin/same), 7 Apr 1853 / wit: William Graham, Elizabeth [Coory/Loury]
= 1641 Hamilton, Margaret (Petersville) & Thomas Allen Graham (Petersville) 8 Dec 1859 / wit: [Frederick] Graham, Mary J. Hamilton & Robert Hamilton
= 1782 Graham, William (Petersville) & Agnes Sarah Moore (Hampstead) 22 Mar 1860
= 2012 Graham, Elizabeth (Petersville) & William Sutton (same) 24 Mar 1868
= 2043 Graham, Christopher Alexander (Petersville) & Margaret Ann Polley (same) 23 Dec 1868
= 2058 Graham, Frederick (Petersville) & Mary Ann McDowell (same) 18 Mar 1869
= 2065 Graham, Eleanor (Gagetown) & Samuel Purvis (same) 6 Apr 1869
= 2077 Graham, David (Chipman) & Eliza Jan McCollum (same) 11 Aug 1864
= 2092 Graham, Esther (Nelson, Northumberland Co) & John Stephenson (Chipman) 30 Aug 1866
= 2214 Graham, Mary A. (Petersville) & James W. Cooper (same) 15 Jul 1870
= 2333 Graham, Margaret Ann (Petersville) & Samuel Corbett (same) 27 Nov 1872
= 2728 Graham, Thomas L. (Petersville) & Letitia Nelson (same) 26 Nov 1877

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Kings County Marriage Records
Vol 1
= 223 James Marr (Sussex/farmer) & Mary Ann Graham (Sussex/spinster) 4 Aug 1825
= 223 Robert Graham (Bach/Hampstead, Q.Co) Jane Howe (same/spinster) 6 Mar 1828
= 342 Alexander Marr (Sussex/farmer) Sarah Graham (same/spinster) 27 Dec 1832
Vol 2
= 262 Richard Graham & Margaret South
= 317 Obediah Purdy (Westfield) & Eleanor Graham (same) 9 May 1835
= 324 Thomas Graham & Elizabeth Lockhart
= 477 James Allman & Jane A. Graham

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Saint John Co. Marriage Register
James McKee & Magdalen Graham, both of Hampstead, m. 21 Feb 1843

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Ward Book
GRAHAM, p.130
1834 Jul 13 = John s/o John, carver, drowned off North Market Wharf trying to save carpenter of ship "Mary" Sunday
1834 Aug 18 = Matthew to Mary Ann Robertson
1879 Mar 19 = Robt. d. ae 70 (25 yrs Supervisor of Prov. Lunatic Asslym)
1886 Sep 29 = Richard A. Graham to Eleanor Wilson (both of Petersville, Queens Co) by Revd. Fred Fowler at the res. of James Wilson, Petersville 

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Backward Glances at Queens and Sunbury, by F.A. McGrand
= p.98
Richard Graham, Fermanagh / 28
Simon Graham, Fermanagh / 35 / 5 children
Chrsitopher, Fermanagh / 24
1821, the above applied for a grant with many others along the Nerepis, in the vacinity of Headline Hill, apparently under the leadership of Samuel Mahood.
= p.99 two years later James Graham, who left Co Fermanagh in 1819 asked for land "close to Sam. Mahood." It was his son Arthur who pioneered Juneville Settlement in 1854
= 111 more Graham data

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[Unknown Church source]
= Thomas Allen, b. 4 Dec 1848 / of Arthur & Elizabeth Graham / chr. 8 Apr 1849 / of Petersville

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Queens County Probate Records
= Christopher Graham, farmer, Petersville, d. 22 Feb 1856, single man / d. intestate:
Brothers:
    = Andrew
    = Richard (son, James b. ca. 1829)
Late Brothers:
    = William, (dead) family:
    = 1) Wm. (dead) 
        = Margaret Ann McKinley
        = Richard Graham
        = Chrstopher Graham
        = William Graham
    = 2) Rosannah Phillips
        = Wm. Phillips
        = Alexander Phillips
        = Arthur, (dead) family: 
            = 1) John (dead)
        = Eliza White
        = Thomas Graham
        = William Graham
            = 2) William
            = 3) Eliza
            = 4) Margaret
            = 5) Richard
    = Simon, (dead) family: 
        = 1) William Graham
        = 2) Barbara Hamilton
        = 3) Matthew Graham
        = 4) Christopher Graham
= Sister, Margaret Covey - family: 
    *Martha, William *Christopher; Betty; Margaret; Rachel 
Margaret Cove (dead) family: (second listing)
    = 1) Margaret Allingham
    = 2) John Covey
    = 3) Elizabeth Covey
    = 4) Rachal Ann Covey
    = 5) Matthew Covey
(*Christopher listed on face but not listed on back with rest of family. A Matthew listed on back but not on face of sheet, unless he and Martha have been mixed.)

= Christopher Graham, farmer, Petersville, d. 13 Nov 1889 / pet. 30 Jan 1890. widow: Rebecca Graham & 4 sons & 4 daughters.
    = Simon I, the eldest / farmer, Petersville
    = Robert M., / bricklayer, Lowell, MA
    = Philip C. / farmer, Petersville
    = Margaret J. Woods, w/o Robert (Saint John)
    = Barbara Corbett, w/o Thomas (Saint John)
    = Mary Ann Morrison, w/o Alexander (Petersville)
    = Rebecca Gates, w/o John (Lowell, MA)

= Matthew Graham, of Petersville, d. 28 May 1875, will 21 May 1875; petition 23 Aug 1875 / probated 26 Aug 1875. Wife, Frances, to get Hampstead farm, except 1 1/2 acres for burial ground at Episcopal Church. Petersville Parish, formerly granted to Simon Graham, on Gagetown Road. Sons: Simon & Matthew. Executor, Wife, Frances Graham / wit: Thomas Leonard & John A. McKee

= Thomas Graham, farmer, Petersville, d. 23 Oct 1885, left no widow or daughters, 4 sons, as listed on Petition of James who thought he d. without a will, as follows:
    = James, the eldest, of Portland, Saint John Co
    = Thomas Allen, of Petersville, farmer
    = John [Waham], of Petersville, farmer
    = Frederick Graham, of Petersville, farmer
(apparently will was found and it added g.g. dau: Sarah Graham, of Petersville & g.dau: Margaret Elizabeth Graham) Ex. John Graham / wit: William Queen & William J. Woods

= Thomas Allen Graham, farmer, Petersville / d. 13 Jan 1899, at Petersville; petition 31 Mar 1900; widow, Sarah (she d. 11 Dec 1899, before the estate was settled.) No children.
Three brothers:
    = James, Saint John, gentleman
    = John, Petersville, farmer
    = Frederick, Petersville, farmer
Two nephews & three nieces, c/o brother Arthur, deceased:
    = Thomas A., Lancaster
    = John, Saint John, lumberman
    = Arthur W., Pittsfield, ME, lumberman
    = Rebecca A. Walker, Pittsfield, ME, widow
    = Mary A. Cooper, w/o James Cooper, farmer, Petersville
    = Margaret Gorham, Gagetown, widow

= Richard Graham, farmer, Petersville, d. 26 Jan 1875; document 13 Jan 1875;
    probated 9 Mar 1875; wife: Jane; sons & daughters:
    = William James
    = Christopher Albert
    = Arthur
    = Richard Alexander
    = John Robert
= Jane Eliza, w/o Thomas Leonard
= Barbara Ann, w/o Matthew Smith
= Margaret Hannah
= Mary L.
= Sarah Rebecca
= Isabella Amanda
EX: sons: Richard Alexander & John Robert Graham / wit: Margaret Hannah Graham & James B. [Curry]

= Simon Graham, Hampstead, Queens Co, d. intestate / petition 30 Jul 1834. Matthew Graham / asks to be allowed to administrator the estate (his father?)

= William Graham, Petersville; document 2 Mar 1877 / changed 3 Apr 1882; granted 1883. wife: Agnes Sarah Graham, farm on Gagetown Road; father, Thomas Graham, Sr., 100 acres Juneville Settlement, Parish of Blissville, Sunbury Co; brother: Thomas Allan, farm at Clones Settlement. EX: Agnes Sarah Gorham & Joseph S. Morse / wit: George Smith (changed to David Moore) & James Martin

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Land Petitions 1822
= Simon (18) aged 35 yrs old, m. 4 boys 1 girl, arrived 1819 from Tyrone, Ireland

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Westfield Anglican Church Records
= Mrs. Simon Graham (ae 83 yrs) bur 26 Jul 1861, Petersville [b. ca. 1778]

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Simon Graham who is supposed to have come from Scotland, born ca. 1778, lived around Fredericton, and drowned in the Reversing Falls in St John (don't know when). 
A Simon Graham's will probated 30 Jul 1834, which says he lived in Hampstead, Queens Co. NB. Simon was the father of William Graham b. 4 Feb 1804/5 in Headline, Queens Co, NB. Thought to have m. in 1829 to Margaret Tuttle Queen (Quinn). He  d. 16 May 1894, and is buried in St John, supposedly at Fernhill Cemetery..