Eliza Ann Graham

Revised 29 September 2013. Eliza Ann Graham was the older sister of John Henry Graham.  She was born on Saturday, 5 September 1868 somewhere in Alabama to parents Jesse and Sarah Graham.  Jesse and Sarah were apparently quite the vagabonds since by 1870 they had moved to Texas where John Henry was born, and then…

Historical Geography

I had a minor revelation today while looking at online maps of Searcy County, Arkansas. Many of the "towns" listed on old United States Federal Census documents for the county are probably just roads.  I've driven through the mountains of Searcy County (most recently in April 2010) and I didn't see much evidence for a…