Cracking the Case of Evisa Graham

A couple of weeks ago I posted about Eliza J Graham, a grand aunt that I was having trouble learning about beyond having been enumerated in two census.  I started to learn more only after I made the post, of course.  And so today I have largely rewritten that original post and included a couple…

Evisa Jane Graham

If you’ve been paying attention, then you’ve noticed that I’ve been working my way through the children of John and Mary Graham, my great grandparents. By my reckoning, Evisa Jane Graham was the first child of John and Mary.  She was born on 17 September 1890 in Searcy County, Arkansas, probably in Red River Township. …

The Great War and William Thomas Graham

A “lost” second cousin recently commented that William Thomas Graham had died “during WW1.” I hadn’t even recorded that William served in the military, so a records search ensued!

Ancestry Networking

I’m still researching the next Graham ancestor to profile here, but I had an idea that I wanted to share. This journal has put me into contact with a couple of cousins across the United States, and as I was writing to one today the thought struck me that it is somewhat inefficient on our…