Last name: Graham
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Hi y ' all ! I too am deeply engaged upon trying to trace my Ancestral Roots. To make it clear where I'm at; I have traced my 4 X Gr.Grand-dad as William Graham ,b.1740, Middlebie and his wife Jean Johnston, b.1747, also Middlebie and my 4 X Gr, Grandma. I have been " stuck " at 1740 for a LONG TIME ! I have done both Y-DNA and mt-DNA tests, and the results show I am of the Haplotype J1. I have obtained Records of Grahams , going back to pre-Lang Wul , and I am more than happy to communicate with any Graa\ham or descendant of a Graham , Grimes , Greame etc. For those who believe we all descend from a Norman Knight , who arrived with William the Conc.....I have to say " Sorry I disagree. For one thing the Normans were not J1 Haplotypes, Secondly there are HEAPS of Grahams , either living in The Border Country or who descend from there who are J1's. I believe we got that Gene type from Roman Legionaires, many of whom were Mercenarys , like Syrian Slingshotsmen etc. J1 originated in The Fertile Crescent , or which modern Syria is part. I have gathered up MASSES of info. about The Grahams, including the King James Lists of those sentto Holland in 1605 and whole Graham Families sent to Ireland in 1606. I am very happy to share all this info. ...just " Gi us a wee HOY at:-firstname.lastname@example.org; Look forward to hearing from you, Cheers the 'noo, Bruce Edwin Graham
Wow! My great grandpa came from Scotland and has the Graham clan tartan and I really wanted to try and get a crystal clear image of my heritage so I clicked on this website to find out.
My great great grandmother was from Scotland and moved to Ireland and later her and some of her siblings moved to America her mothers name was Jane crozier and her husbands name was John graham my great great grandmothers husband died shortly after moving to Nebraska leaving her to raise 6 children and to take care of farming she dealt with Indians and taught school I am so proud of her I want to learn as much has I can about where she came from
Im a black male with the last name Graham. Probably gained it from a slave master.
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I am the daughter of Hugh Graham who died in 1982
My great- great-great grand father Jacob Graham was from Cumberland in England he migrated to St. James Jamaica as a slave master where he fathered six sons with an African woman surnamed BERNARD he died in Jamaica sometime around 1816 and 1820 two of his brothers were William and Joseph and a nephew by the name of John Graham. My great -great grand father was named after him. he had my great grand father Robert who fathered two sons Lionel and Edwin who is my grand father.
Edwin married a German woman named Maria Cashner -Somers the union produced three children Fredrick Hugh and Ethlyn . It would be so good if someone could give some more information on the family of Jacob Graham
Blair Graham Mitchell
Sandra L. Holst
Donald.AM Graham. MA
Recently I have been working on my Graham line. I was able to find a descendant of Arter Graham b. 1759 in NH and d. 1841 in OH to do y-chromosome DNA. He matches at 67 markers with a genetic distance of 2 to another descendant from Arter's brother: David Graham b. 1763 in NH. I am amazed that the 2nd person has oral history that is almost the same as my research. The parents for Arter and David are John Graham and Hannah Wallace. I would love to find John's parents. Any ideas? You can look at my Ancestry.com tree where I have documented many of the actions of this family was they moved from NH to MA to western NY and finally into OH. The tree is called Heman Coltrin. Enter it by putting in David Graham and Susan White. Also can anyone tell me what J1Group Type 1 means? This is the haplogroup for my Graham family.
My grandmother is a Graham by birth. They are said to be of Scottish descent, living in Trinidad in the Caribbean. The Graham history sounds awesome. I would love to learn more email@example.com
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Looking for Ruth Graham of the virgin islands. Might have been a relative of Matilda Graham any help would be appreciated. thank you jado
Good Morning: Did you'll forget the Graham persons that were sent to Barbados? They are the forgotten ones. Bye Jado
My DNA 56% Irish and 23% Great Britain. Matilda Graham has proved hard to locate. She was reportedly born in Ireland c 1790, married a Macleod and a Scott, but I am not sure in which order. A son was born in Scotland [reportedly Dumfries] c 1814. In 1820 the widow and son made their way to Prince Edward Island, Canada and she remarried Hector McKinnon. Records show the son as both John Scott Mcleod or John Mcleod Scott and I am descended from that line. Thanks.
Trying to find out information on my great grandfather Harrison Bronston Graham. He was supposed to be from the islands and settled in North Carolina.
Ben D Graham (western NY)
I have always been interested in family history and lineage. My father and grandfather Thomas Graham are the oldest relatives I know. I have no other knowledge of anyone before them. Where would you suggest is a good starting point?
Cynthia L Graham florida
I too would like to know where to start as i dont know much about my history. Is it suggested to start with dna test?
GRAHAM (!) Bruce
I simply cannot believe that anyone could possibly thin all us Grahams are descended from ONE ONLY William de Grahame ! Did yis no read about King Fergus ll of Scotland , marrying the daughter of Greme ? Greme later became Fergus's Commander of Troops....and like most subsequent Grahams , was pretty good at that calling ! Sure, William de Grahame existed, but I believe he was a descendant of Fergus's 1st Lieutenant. IF....his father sent him to Normandy for a " Good Education" (!) it is certain the name would have gained French "adjustments"...de GrahamE. Howevre, my recent contact with the Lincolnshire Family History Society's GRANTHAM Town 'contact' has shown that no-one in said Society ever heard of William de Grahame....they have NOTHING in their Society Records about that Knight ! Like the former Clan Graham Genealogist, now deceased John Kenneth Graham, I believe Grahams existed in Scotland before the Romans landed . Can't PROVE it though, nor can the other "School "who support the William de Grahame theory. Eventually Y-DNA will be the decider, as it was recently for the Armstrongs, proving they were of Pictish descent. Want to swap further Notes ? Just send one to me at :- firstname.lastname@example.org ; Cheers the 'noo n'all, Bruce Graham
Me AGAIN ! Just a Follow-up. I just read the first 8# Posts below. I am more than willing to assist Family Tree Seekers , if there is any way I can. I am Retired ( or should I say just "Tired !")....my wife recently went to live in a Rest home full-time...in saying that , I am not saying I have nothing to do , and all day to do it in (!), but I have been Researching GRAHAM History for 8# years; I exchange Notes almost weekly with a true EXPERT on the Subject , living in Scotland, and I have had dealings with a Professional Reseacher, whiom I would truly recommend. Like forward to hearing from Y'All ! Cheers etc. Bruce G.
My grandad was called Thomas Graham, born I the 1930s in Salford England.. Any relatives out there ??