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Aaron A. Graham

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  • Name Aaron A. Graham  [1
    Born 22 May 1844  Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Jun 1919  Russellville Cemetery, Russell Township, Putnam County, Indiana Per Headstone Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 21 Jun 1919  Putnam County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I158006  My Genealogy

    Father *James C. Graham,   b. Between 1775 and 1794, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1879 and 1880, 80 Years Old; Tama County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 104 years) 
    Mother Mary "Polly" A. Reynolds,   b. 8 Oct 1810, Pulaski County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1887, 76y, 10M, 3D; Putnam County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1840  Jackson County, Indiana; Per Elkins Eagle, Vol. V, No. 1, Pg. 21 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Mary Elkins
      Spouse Name: James C. Graham
      Marriage Date: 7 Nov 1840
      Marriage County: Jackson
      Book: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT
      OS Page: 1314624
      Source Citation: Title: , , ; Book: Family History Library, SaltLake City, UT;Page: 1314624.
      Ancestry.com. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [databaseon-line].
      [Transcribed 12 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Mary Elkins
      Spouse Name: James C. Graham
      Marriage Date: 7 Nov 1840
      Marriage County: Jackson
      Performed By: Elkins, Mary
      Comment: Elkins, Mary married Graham, James C. on 07 Nov 1840 inJackson County, Indiana
      Source Title 1: Elkins, Mary married Graham, James C. on 07 Nov 1840in Jackson County, Indiana
      Source Title 2: Indiana
      Jackson County
      Source Citation: Title: Elkins, Mary married Graham, James C. on 07Nov 1840 in Jackson County, Indiana, Indiana
      Jackson County
      Ancestry.com. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [databaseon-line].
      [Transcribed 12 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      THE ACTUAL MARRIAGE LICENSE STATES:
      "The Clerk of the Jackson Circuit Court, of Jackson County, Indiana,issued a Marriage License for James C. Graham and Mary Elkins on the7th day of November 1840. Attest: Walter Benton, Clerk."
      THE ACTUAL CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE STATES:
      I certify that I joined in Marriage, as husband and Wife, James C.Graham and Mary Elkins by authority of law, this 8th day of November1840. John Crabb, J.P."
      SOURCE: Jackson County Marriage Book, Jan 1816 - June 1849, Book A &B, Page 247.
      [Transcribed 31 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]
    Family ID F8794  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maranda Miranda Jones,   b. 30 May 1853, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1874, 20y, 11M, 6D; Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years) 
    Married 29 May 1866  Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Aaron A Graham
      Spouse Name: Maranda Jones
      Marriage Date: 29 May 1866
      Marriage County: Montgomery
      Source Title 1: Montgomery County, Indiana
      Source Title 2: Index to Marriage Record 1860 - 1920 Inclusive Vol
      Source Title 3: W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's O
      Book: 6
      OS Page: 462
      Source Citation: Title: Montgomery County, Indiana, Index to MarriageRecord 1860 - 1920 Inclusive Vol, W. P. A. Original Record Located:County Clerk's O; Book: 6;Page: 462.
      Source Information: Ancestry.com. Indiana Marriage Collection,1800-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network,Inc., 2005.
    Children 
     1. Ida I. Graham,   b. Jun 1867, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1923, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     2. Mollie Molly A. Graham,   b. 31 Jul 1870, Putnam County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1872, 2 Y, 23 D; Putnam County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     3. Laura B. Graham,   b. 12 Oct 1872, Putnam County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1872, 22 D; Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. George F. Graham,   b. May 1875, Putnam County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F8798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ardilla Ardellie Hart,   b. 2 Jul 1858, Putnam County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1901, Brown Township, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1876  Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Aaron A Graham
      Spouse Name: Ardilla Hart
      Marriage Date: 28 Nov 1876
      Marriage County: Montgomery
      Source Title 1: Montgomery County, Indiana
      Source Title 2: Index to Marriage Record 1860 - 1920 Inclusive Vol
      Source Title 3: W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's O
      Book: 8
      OS Page: 493
      Source Citation: Title: Montgomery County, Indiana, Index to MarriageRecord 1860 - 1920 Inclusive Vol, W. P. A. Original Record Located:County Clerk's O; Book: 8;Page: 493.
      Source Information: Ancestry.com. Indiana Marriage Collection,1800-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network,Inc., 2005.
    Children 
     1. Zona Graham,   b. 7 Jan 1882, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. James Blaine Graham,   b. 1 Mar 1887, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1949, Putnam County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. Everett Lyle Graham, Sr.,   b. 26 Nov 1898, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1968, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F8799  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Putnam County, Indiana USGenWeb Project; http://ibssg.org/putnam/
      RUSSELLVILLE CEMETERY
      Russell Twp., Putnam Co., Indiana
      SW corner of NEĽ Sec 5 T16N R5W (1375N, 750W)
      Read by Charles & Patricia Ewing, May 1998; Typed by Penni Lynch Aug13, 2003.
      "GRAHAM, Aaron h/o Ardilla b. May 22, 1844 d. June 21, 1919
      GRAHAM, Ardilla w/o Aaron b. July 2, 1858 d. Dec 13, 1901"
      [Transcribed 19 March 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]

      SOURCE: "Putnam County, Indiana USGenWeb Project
      Death Records
      RUSSELLVILLE DEATH RECORDS
      "These death records were recorded by Doctors Reed and Richard. Theoriginal is still in existence. They are in a single volume but arelisted as Book 1 and Book 2."
      Typed by Ralph Bruner, Dumfries, VA (Question marks are those of thetranscriber. Asterisked notes were placed at the top of the listing bythe transcriber, instead of their original position at the end of thedata.)
      Graham, Aaron 75 M W, Jun 21 1919, Russellville" [Transcribed 21March 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]

      "WEIKS - HISTORY OF PUTNAM COUNTY INDIANA, pgs 732/733/734. AARON A.GRAHAM
      "Weiks History of Putnam County Indiana" by Jesse W. Weik. 1910
      B.F. Bowen & Co., Publishers, Indianapolis IN; www.usgenweb.com
      Living in honorable retirement in Russellville is Aaron A. Graham, oneof Putnam County's highly respected and substantial citizens whoseformer life of activity resulted to much good to his fellow men aswell as to himself and immediate family. He was born in JacksonCounty, Indiana, May 22, 1844, son of James C. and Mary A.(Reynolds-Elkins) Graham, the former native of North Carolina and thelatter of Tennessee. In about 1854, they returned to the HoosierState, locating at Portland Mills, Putman County, where Mr. Grahamoperated a daily mail route from Waveland to Greencastle throughPortland Mills. They later lived in Brown Township, MontgomeryCounty, where Mrs. Graham died at the age of seventy-seven years. Hespent his last years in Iowa with his children, dying there when abouteighty years of age. They were the parents of but two sons, George F.and Aaron. However James C. Graham had been previously married andhad children by his first wife. / When only seventeen years of ageAaron Graham gave vent to patriotism he felt and enlisted in CompanyK, Sixty Seventh Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry, from JacksonCounty, in August, 1862, and he served very faithfully through all thevicissitudes of his regiment, receiving an honorable discharge May 16,1865. He fought at Munfordville, Kentucky, Port Gibson, Black River,Champion Hills, and at Vicksburg, being wounded in the general assaultat the latter place May 22, 1863. A bullet passing through his lefthand. He was sent to Graysville and as soon as he was able he wasappointed ward master in the hospital there, which position heoccupied for nine months when he was ordered to Cincinnati as clerkunder General Willick, commander of the depot there, and thereremained until discharged. / After returning home Mr. Graham begantrading in and shipping stock at Russellville, his brother Georgebecoming his partner. In May 1867 they began buying land in BrownTownship, Montgomery County, one and one half miles from Russellvillestation, starting out with eighty acres. They made money rapidlyfarming and shipping from Russellville and Waveland, keeping wellposted in the daily market, shipping two hundred cars (by train) ofLivestock in one year. Mr. Graham was also accustom to buying horsesin large numbers, which he kept on his farm until ready for market.He prospered by his judicious handling of livestock and farming and hebecame the owner of five hundred and sixty acres of good land. Heowned four hundred acres in Montgomery County and one hundred andsixty acres in Parke County; paying as high as fifty-five dollars peracre for improved land: It consisted of the best black land, coveredwith walnut and sugar trees, but he always made farming secondary tohis livestock interests. However, he was known as a large wheatraiser and has sold as high as twenty-nine hundred dollars at oneshipping. He disposed of his stock interest ten years ago and sixyears ago he came to Russellville to make his home. / He has boughtand sold considerable town property. He has a beautiful modern home,elegantly furnished and here the many friends of the family delight togather. he also has modern and substantial buildings on his farm.His brother, George F., continued in the stock raising business allthe while and still owns his fine farm in Montgomery County. /Politically Mr. Graham is a Republication, but he has never had aninclination to hold public office, being content to look after hisindividual affairs and leave public matters to others. However, hehas always been deeply interested in the general welfare of hiscounty. He is a liberal supporter of the local Methodist church. /Mr. Graham, married Miranda Jones, of Montgomery County, whentwenty-two years old. She died ten years later. Two children wereborn to this union, Ida, who married Abe Grimes of Russellville, andGeorge F., who was but six days old when his mother died. Mr. Grahamssecond marriage was with Ardellie Hart of Putman, County, who aftertwenty-eight years of mutually happy married life, died in December,1901. The following children were graced this second union: Zonamarried Fred H. Goodwin, who is in business at Russellville: J. Blaineis associated with his father in the farming business: Everett L., noweleven years old is attending school. / Personally Mr. Graham is a manwhom it is a pleasure to know, being generous hearted, kind,hospitable, honest in all his dealings with his fellow man andeminently worthy of the trust and respect they repose in him and havefor him, and he is today regarded as one of the county's mostrepresentative and valued citizens." [Transcribed by, sljuhl, 13 Jan2005]

      1850 United States Federal Census
      Name: Aaron A Graham
      Age: 6
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
      Birth Place: Indiana
      Gender: Male
      Home in 1850(City,County,State): Hamilton, Jackson, Indiana
      Household Members: Name Age
      Aaron A Graham 6
      George F Graham 7
      James C Graham 50
      James F Graham 4
      Jonathan Graham 17
      Mary Graham 30
      Norval Hamilton 26
      Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Hamilton, Jackson, Indiana;Roll: M432_152; Page: 97; Image: 197. Ancestry.com. 1850 UnitedStates Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: TheGenerations Network, Inc., 2005.

      18 Aug 1860 United States Federal Census; page 183
      Name: Aaron Graham
      Age in 1860: 16
      Birth Year: abt 1844
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Home in 1860: Green, Parke, Indiana
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Portland Mills
      James C. Graham 60, M, Farmer, NC
      Mary 46 ? can't read very well, F, TN
      George 18, M, Farm Boy, IN
      Aaron 16, M, Indiana
      Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Green, Parke, Indiana;Roll: M653_287; Page: 774; Image: 776, dwelling 1332/1322.
      Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc.,2004.

      08 July 1870 United States Federal Census
      Name: Aaron A Graham
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
      Age in 1870: 26
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Home in 1870: Russell, Putnam, Indiana
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Russellville
      Aaron A. Graham 26, M, W, Farm labor, 4600, Indiana
      Maranda 17, F, W, Keeping house, Indiana
      Ida I. 3, F, W, Indiana
      Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Russell, Putnam, Indiana;Roll: M593_353; Page: 231; Image: 463, page 7, dwelling 47/47.
      Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc.,2003. Original data: 1870.

      03 June 1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: Aaron A. Graham
      Home in 1880: Brown, Montgomery, Indiana
      Age: 38
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Relation to Head of Household: Head
      Father's birthplace: North Carolina
      Mother's birthplace: Tennessee
      Occupation: Farmer
      Marital Status: married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members: Name Age
      Aran Graham 36 (head), Farmer, IN, NC,TN
      Ardilla Graham 23 (wife), IN, NC, NC
      Ida Graham 12 (daughter), IN, IN, IN
      George F. Graham 6 (son), IN, IN, IN
      George F. Graham 37 (brother), Farm Hand, TN, NC, NC
      Mary A. Graham 70 (mother-Mary A. Reynolds Elkins Graham), TN. NC, NC
      John Graham 20 Farm Hand, IN, IN, IN
      John McEnachan 47 Boarder, mail carrier
      Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Brown, Montgomery, Indiana;Roll: T9_300; Family History Film: 1254300; Page: 450.4000;Enumeration District: 108; Image: 0544; super 4; page 4; dwelling39/39.
      Source Information: Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ ofLatter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [databaseon-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.

      1910 United States Federal Census
      Name: Everett L Graham
      Age in 1910: 11
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1899
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Father's Name: Garon
      Father's Birth Place: Indiana
      Mother's Birth Place: Indiana
      Home in 1910: Russell, Putnam, Indiana
      Marital Status: Single
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members: Name Age
      Garon (Aaron) Graham 65
      Blain J Graham 22
      Everett L Graham 11
      Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Russell, Putnam, Indiana;Roll: T624_375; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 111; Image: 1394.Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line].Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. [Transcribed 21March 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]

      American Civil War Soldiers
      Name: Aaron Graham
      Enlistment Date: 20 Aug 1862
      Side Served: Union
      State Served: Indiana
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on 20 August 1862.
      Enlisted in Company K, 67th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 20 Aug 1862.
      Transferred out of Company K, 67th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 21 Dec1864.
      Transferred into 24th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 21 Dec 1864.
      Mustered Out 24th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 16 May 1865.
      Sources: 76
      Source Citation: Side served: Union; State served: Indiana; Enlistmentdate: 20 Aug 1862..
      Source Information: Historical Data Systems, comp.. American CivilWar Soldiers [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The GenerationsNetwork, Inc., 1999; www.Ancestry.com.

      Aaron Graham (First_Last);http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.cfm
      Regiment Name 67 Indiana Infantry.
      Side Union
      Company K
      Soldier's Rank_In Corp.
      Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt.
      Alternate Name Aaron A./Graham
      Notes
      Film Number M540 roll 28
      UNION INDIANA VOLUNTEERS
      67th Regiment, Indiana Infantry
      Organized at Madison, Ind., and mustered in August 20, 1862. Orderedto Louisville, Ky., and attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Army ofKentucky, Dept. of the Ohio. Siege of Munfordsville, Ky., September14-17. Captured September 17, paroled and sent to Indianapolis, Ind.Reorganizing at Indianapolis till December. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn.,December 10. Attached to 1st Brigade, 10th Division, Right Wing 13thArmy Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, December, 1862. 1st Brigade,1st Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. 1stBrigade, 10th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, toAugust, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of theGulf, to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept.of the Gulf, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Reserve Division,Military Division West Mississippi, December, 1864.
      SERVICE.-Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862, to January 3,1863. Expedition from Milliken's Bend to Dallas Station and DelhiDecember 25-26. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28. Chickasaw BluffDecember 29. Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863.Assault and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10-11.Moved to Young's Point, La., January 17, and duty there till March 8.Expedition to Greenville, Miss., and Cypress Bend, Ark., February14-29. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., March 8, and duty there tillApril 25. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30.Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. BigBlack River Bridge May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4.Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August24. Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick till October.Expedition to New and Amite Rivers September 24-29. Western Louisiana"Teche" Campaign October 3-November 30. Action at Grand CoteauNovember 3. Moved to Algiers December 13, thence to Texas December 18.Duty at Du Crow's Point, Matagorda Bay, till March, 1864.Reconnoissance on Matagorda Peninsula January 21, 1864. Moved toAlgiers, La., March 1. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Advancefrom Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Battle of Sabine Cross RoadsApril 8. Monett's Ferry, Cane River Crossing, April 23. Constructingdam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. AtMorganza and Baton Rouge till August Operations in Mobile Bay againstFort Gaines and Morgan August 2-23. Siege and surrender of Fort GainesAugust 3-8. Capture of Fort Morgan August 23. Duty at Morganza tillDecember. Expedition to mouth of White River November 12-20.Consolidated with 24th Indiana Infantry December 21, 1864.
      Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 52 Enlisted men killed andmortally wounded and 2 Officers and 194 Enlisted men by disease. Total249." [Obtained 09 March 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]
      Please check this: CONC Weiks', History of Putnam County - pages 732-734).

  • Sources 
    1. [S2871] Aaron A. Graham"s Biography, Joyce Lorraine Clore Elkins, (Name: Book: Weiks', History of Putnam County - pages 732-734; Joyce Lorraine Clore Elkins, Aaron A. Graham"s Biography (Book:Weiks', History of Putnam County - pages 732-734), Source Medium: Book .).

    2. [S138] Marriage Of James C. & Mary Polly A. Reynolds Elkins, Joyce Lorraine Clore Elkins, (Name: Jackson County Marriage Book, Jan 1816 - June 1849, Book A & B,Page 247.; Joyce Lorraine Clore Elkins, Marriage Of James C. & Mary Polly A.Reynolds Elkins (Jackson County Marriage Book, Jan 1816 - June 1849,Book A & B, Page 247.), Source Medium: Civil Registry .).