Biography of John Graham
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Graham, John, Waddington, was born in Lisbon, St. Lawrence county, August 8, 1849. His father James, was born in Ireland, in 1798, and was eighteen years of age when he came to Lisbon with his parents, they being among the first settlers of that town. Mr. Graham was reared on a farm and followed farming as a life occupation, having in Lisbon 225 acres of land. He married Jane Graham, of Ireland, by whom he had a family of eight sons and two daughters. Mr. Graham was a Republican in politics. He and wife were members of the United Presbyterian church of Lisbon Centre. Mr. Graham died in 1881, and his wife resides in Lisbon. John Graham was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools of Lisbon. He built a butter factory and carried on a successful business for three years in connection with farming, having purchased a farm of fifty four acres. This he sold and in 1890 came to Waddington and purchased a 100 acres, known as the McDowell farm, where he now resides. April 18, 1878, he married Phoebe, daughter of James Randles of Lisbon, and they have one daughter, Maud J. Mr. Graham is a Republican in politics, and he and family attend and support the Presbyterian church of Waddington.

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