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James T. Graham

James T. Graham.  One of the venerable farmers residing on the farm where he was born in Mercer county, James T. Graham is now one of the oldest citizens living within Mercer county, Pennsylvania, having been born December 8, 1829.  His parents were John and Elizabeth (Buchanon) Graham, both of whom were natives of Ireland and early settlers in this county.  They had three sons and two daughters.

James T. Graham married in 1857, Mary Ann, daughter of William and Jane (Gilmore) McCoy.  The children born of this union, eight in number were:  William C; Elvira, wife of George Brown; Mary E., wife of Fred W. Bohlender, of Grove City; Caroline C., wife of George Aiken, of Grove City; Viola, wife of Samuel E. Van Eman, of Grove City and Frank, at home; and two who are deceased.  Mr. and Mrs. Graham are exemplary Christians and belong to the United Presbyterian Church.

A Twentieth Century History of Mercer County, Pennsylvania, 1909, page 959

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