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Capt Isaac Graham

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Capt Isaac Graham

  • Birth 1 Sep 1800 Fincastle, Botetourt County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 8 Nov 1863 San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
  • Burial Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 19058263

A fur trapper and mountain man, he established Roaring Camp Railroads in Felton, California, near Santa Cruz, in the 1830s. In 1842, he established the first sawmill west of the Mississippi River. In 1845 he married Catherine Tallatha Bennett, with whom he had four children. He was a colleague of the famous fur trapper and politician Daniel Boone and was at his bedside when he died. He also travelled with the legendary Kit Carson. In 1855 he was elected to the Santa Cruz City Council.


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  • Maintained by: Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
  • Originally Created by: Ryann
  • Added: 23 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19058263
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Isaac Graham (1 Sep 1800–8 Nov 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19058263, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, USA ; Maintained by Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (contributor 47564385) .