Records of James Graham on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your James Graham family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for James Graham and the Graham Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the James Graham Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the James Graham family tree.

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Some Famous People called James Graham

James Gillespie GrahamWiki DetailJames Gillespie Graham (1776?1855) was a Scottish architect, born in Dunblane.
James McMahon GrahamWiki DetailJames McMahon Graham was a United States Representative from Illinois.
James GrahamWiki DetailJames Graham (January 7, 1793 ? September 25, 1851) a Congressional Representative from North Carolina; born in Lincoln County, North Carolina, January 7, 1793; brother of William Alexander Graham; pursued classical studies and was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1814; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1818 and commenced practice in Rutherford County, North Carolina; member of the State house of representatives in 1822, 1823, 1824, 1828, and 1829; elected as a National Republican to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1835); presented credentials as a National Republican Member-elect to the Twenty-fourth Congress and served from March 4, 1835, to March 29, 1836, when the seat was declared vacant; subsequently elected as a National Republican to the same Congress; reelected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth, Twenty-sixth, and Twenty-seventh Congresses and served from December 5, 1836, to March 3, 1843; chairman, Committee on Public Expenditures (Twenty-seventh Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1842 to the Twenty-eighth Congress; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845-March 3, 1847); was not a candidate for renomination in 1846; engaged in agricultural pursuits near Rutherfordton, North Carolina, where he died September 25, 1851.
James A. GrahamWiki DetailCaptain James Albert Graham (August 25, 1940-June 2, 1967) was a United States Marine who was posthumously awarded the highest U.
James GrahamWiki DetailJames Graham (born 10 September 1985 in Maghull, on the outskirts of Liverpool, Merseyside) is an English rugby league player.
James GrahamWiki DetailJames Robert Graham (11 August 1906 in Dublin, Ireland ? 14 January 1942 in Dublin) was an Irish cricketer.
James GrahamWiki DetailJames Graham (1791?1845) was an Irish non-commissioned officer (NCO) in the British Army during the Napoleonic wars, recognised as the "bravest man in the army".