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Sanford Kelly Graham
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1835
Alabama, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1885
Alabama, USA

Sanford Kelly Graham is the son of William James Graham from Williamsburg, South Carolina and Sarah Kelly from Virginia. He married Ednyas Ann Head on Jan 20, 1853 in Polk, Georgia. Together they had 11 children:

1. James Washington Graham (b. July 26, 1854) who married Susan Alice Chenault
2. John L. Graham (b. Nov 9, 1856)
3. Stephen Jackson Graham (b. Jun 26, 1858) who married Roxie Anna Crosby
4. Mary F. Graham (b. abt 1860)
5. Sarah Samantha Kizzar Graham (b. Mar 8, 1862) who married Jefferson Davis Burns
6. Sanford Jefferson Uriah Graham (b. mar 8, 1862) who married Sarah Francis "Sally" Burchfield
7. Virginia Catherine Graham (b. Jan 23, 1864) who married Burrell Henry Alsa Jarvis Pace
8. Nancy Graham (b. Feb 22, 1866) who married William Newton Eubanks
9. Joseph Charles Graham (b. Sep 20, 1868)
10. Aprilcila Graham (b. Jun 22, 1870) who married Edward Pass "Ed" Burchfield
11. Charlie Matt Graham (b. Sep 27, 1872) who married Annie Matt Rone

In December of 1885, while working on the farm, Sanford Kelly Graham, got his arms caught in the cotton gin. He lost both between the wrist and elbow. His sons heard his screams and immediately helped him inside where they laid him on the kitchen table. After attempting to get help he and his family learned that the local doctor had loaned the bone saw to another doctor in a nearby town. Realizing his fate, Sanford discussed what needed to be done with the farm and family. He passed away around dawn the following morning.

- C. Shannon Payne
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ednyas Sarah Ann Head Graham (1830 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  John L. Graham (1856 - 1883)*
  Steve Jackson Graham (1858 - 1942)*
  Sarah Samantha Kizzar Graham Burns (1862 - 1930)*
  Sanford Uriah Graham (1862 - 1952)*
  Apper Siller Graham Burchfield (1870 - 1946)*
  Charlie M. Graham (1870 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Aged 50 yrs 2 mos 26 days"
 
Burial:
Smyrna Cemetery
Smyrna
Attala County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: C. Shannon Payne
Originally Created by: Beth Austin
Record added: Feb 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48778432
Sanford Kelly Graham
Added by: C. Shannon Payne
 
Sanford Kelly Graham
Added by: Lisa Goss Sanders
 
 
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- Dee
 Added: Feb. 16, 2014

- Ron Collins
 Added: Sep. 10, 2013
 
 
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