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John Graham, Jr
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Birth: May 24, 1815, Ireland
Death: Apr. 5, 1873
El Dorado County
California, USA

Of Scottish-Irish descent. He came to Laurel Creek, Harrison County, Ohio (near Tippecanoe), from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania around 1842. Justice of the Peace in Tippecanoe and lived there until 1849, when he came overland to California during the Gold Rush. He mined the Feather River near Oroville, accumulated a little fortune, and returned to Ohio in the fall of 1850. In 1853, he brought his family to California by water, landing in San Francisco on Dec. 17th. They settled at White Rock in El Dorado County. He went to the mines in El Dorado County, where he owned some valuable ditch property. In addition to mining, he also did a little farming. He then engaged in keeping a hotel, conducting it as long as the mining camp continued there for four years. Then he purchased the hotel called the White House on the Wire Bridge and Placerville Roads, keeping that hostelry for 12 years, up to within a short time of his death which occurred April 5, 1873, when he was aged fifty-eight years, and engaged in the live-stock business.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Ann Dicks Graham (1825 - 1869)*
 
 Children:
  Clementine Matilda Graham Zumwalt (1845 - 1914)*
  John Albert Graham (1849 - 1934)*
  Harriet Josephine Graham Maginess (1859 - 1919)*
  George Dicks Graham (1861 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
57 yrs. 10 mos. 12 dys.
 
Note: (Footstone J.G.)
 
Burial:
Bryant Cemetery
Latrobe
El Dorado County
California, USA
Plot: Section L, Row 1, Plot 7
 
Maintained by: MacBean
Originally Created by: Pamela Sopp
Record added: Feb 13, 2008
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John Graham, Jr
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John Graham, Jr
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John Graham, Jr
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