Graham, Milo - Macoupin County Illinois
©1996-2009 Lee Waters

Descendants of Milo Graham

Submitted by Lee Waters

A “First Family” of Macoupin County IL

MILO GRAHAM, (son of JANET GRAHAM, b in Scotland and Theda Case, b 1783 in Ireland, d 1876) was born June 17, 1817 in Canton Connecticut, and died July 03, 1884. He married (1) HANNAH DUGGER June 14, 1841 in Macoupin County, IL., daughter of Jarrot Dugger (of French descent). Hannah was b March 01, 1821, d January 04, 1853. He married (2) ELIZA ANN BORING VALENTINE April 11, 1854 in Macoupin County, IL. Eliza was b 1826 in IL, d September 10, 1876.

Notes: "Earths Horizon" written by Mary Hunter, author and playwright, b 1868, gives some background on the Graham's and Dugger's. It also tells some about a great fire when Milo lost his store in Carlinville.

The information that I have on Milo Graham is that he was a druggist.

Milo Graham played the flute and violin. He was an artist of some ability and a great lover of nature. He loved to experiment with unusual varieties of flowers and plants.

In his young manhood, Milo had a swelling of the knee that left him lame for the remainder of his life.

Milo was a man of lovable disposition and mild temper.

Children of Milo Graham and Hannah Dugger are:

i. SUSANNA SAVILLA GRAHAM, b. March 26, 1842; d. July 01, 1896, m. George HUNTER, George was a lawyer who practiced law in the upstairs office in Milo GRAHAM's Drug Store in Carlinville. Mary HUNTER wrote in her book Earths Horizon that Captain George Hunter was in the Company K from Carlinville which was christened "Macoupin Invincibles."

ii. MARY ANN GRAHAM, b. September 16, 1843, Carlinville Macoupin Co IL; d. December 14, 1914, Pawnee OK, m. Simon J PETER. (11 children)

iii. THEDA GRAHAM, b. July 09, 1846; d. August 21, 1846.

iv. WILLIAM DWIGHT GRAHAM, b. November 28, 1847; d. November 16, 1906, Carlinville, IL.

v. MILO JANET GRAHAM, b. September 11, 1849; d. October 10, 1849.

vi. CLARA ELIZABETH GRAHAM, b. January 06, 1851; d. September 22, 1856.

Children of Milo Graham and Eliza Boring are:

vii. HELEN MONROE3 GRAHAM, b. January 12, 1855; d. September 04, 1855.

viii. EFFIE FLORENCE GRAHAM, b. February 11, 1856.

ix. LICANDER OTIS GRAHAM, b. May 17, 1858; d. December 13, 1906.

x. VIRGINIA GRAHAM, b. June 11, 1860; d. July 21, 1865.

xi. ANNA GRAHAM, b. May 16, 1864; d. July 10, 1864.

For more information on this family, contact:

Lee H Waters
3304 South Harrison
Amarillo, TX 79109-3732

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