Biography of Christopher Graham
Allen County, OH Biographies

CHRISTOPHER GRAHAM, farmer. P. O. Hume was born in Guernsey County, Ohio, April 3. 1825; son of William and Mary (Johnson) Graham, who settled in Union Township, Allen (now in Auglaize) Co., Ohio, in 1835. where they cleared and improved a farm on which they lived and died. They reared a family of seven children: Richard (deceased), Christopher, John (deceased). Mary A. (Mrs. David McPheron), Charles and William C. (who reside on the old homestead and Barton E. Our subject was reared in Union Township, now in Auglaize County. Ohio, from ten years of age. He settled in Shawnee Township, this county, in 1847, locating on the farm where he now resides, entering eighty seven acres of land from the government, which he cleared and improved, and he has since added to his possessions by enlarging the farm to 262 acres. He was married, June 22. 184S, to Mary T., daughter of Miles and Fanny (Blew) Cowan, of Auglaize County, Ohio. by whom he has had ten children: Beach, Fanny I. (deceased). Ann B., John. Missouri I. (Mrs. Theodore King), Ida L. (Mrs. Charles Settlemire). Edla A. (Mrs. Daniel Hoak. deceased), Mary R., Jerusha L. and Roger. Mr. Graham has held several of the minor offices of the Township. In politics he is a Democrat.

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