Frank Tull Manuscripts: 41 - 50
The small home situated on the north side of the little business street, just east of the few stores located in Millville, was the home of Harriet Froman Graham Craft. It was at the foot of the steep hill going east from the small business center of this rural community and on top of this hill is a small home on the south side of the road that was the residence of my grandparents for a short time after the Civil War when things were "too warm" in Carroll County for my "rebel" grandparents.
Harriet Froman Graham Craft (b.1800) died in Millville on September 4, 1868, just six months after the death of her son, John Reed Graham. Her second husband, Jesse Craft, had died in 1867. Harriet Froman Graham Craft is buried beside her son John Reed Graham in a small unused cemetery about one mile west of Mill- villie and a few hundred yards south of the main road coming east from Richmond. The cemetery has been neglected for years and on my trip there several years ago with my mother and Mirick cousins, I found it necessary to crawl through many thorn bushes and high weeds to locate the tombstones. These soft sandstone markers were laying in the ground and could only be read by following the letters and numbers with the tip of your fingers to make out what they were.
In this secluded spot lies the remains of a pioneer mother, a descendant of history-making families. In her veins was the blood of Hites, Cartmells, Fromans, and Harrisons; and these people had spent their lives in living far above the common level of life. In her lifetime, she had seen Kentucky and Missouri as new states in the Union of States. She had been called upon to bury two husbands, her son, John Reed Graham, and give one son, Isaac to the service of his country, for he was killed in the Mexican War and she never saw him again after he left home to follow Doniphan on his expedition to free the southwest of the obnoxious Mexicans. Isaac was buried in Santa Fe, New Mexico, but you know that loss of life meant more to her than anyone else in the world. Through the Civil War, this ancestor suffered with the citizens of her community and she saw her son, Fletcher, join the army of his choice, the Confederate. Like many of you, I would give anything to have heard the story of her life and the many interesting things she could have told about her family in the early life of Kentucky, Her life was spent some thirty five years before I was born. In fact, my mother can barely remember her grandmother, Harriet Froman Graham Craft, because she was only five or six years of age when this grandmother died. However, my mother does remember the stepson, Johnny Craft, who resided with her grandmother, Harriet Froman Graham Craft, for a few years before her death in 1867, He evidently kept in touch with the family of his stepmother for many years after Harriet Froman G. Craft died in 1867, All of my mother's family who knew Johnny Craft were very fond of him and the last word my mother had of him was many years ago when he was some form of gate keeper or custodian at Yellowstone National Park, I do not believe he ever married.
There is one thing about this great grandmother, Harriet Froman Graham Craft, that I must not overlook. It was a settled fact she would not tell the census taker her correct age. In 1850 she gave her age as being forty five and in 1860 she "nipped" ten years off of her correct age. I noticed she was older than her second husband and there may have been a reason for avoiding exact dates at that time. In the end, we must say she handed down to all of us a valuable genealogical line and we would have all probably gained a great deal from her influence if we had known her.
As you have probably noticed, she was the mother of seven children and seven better people I never knew or heard of. To have reared a family under such trying conditions and to have done such an excellent job means she could have been no ordinary individual and now we shall learn something of the descendants she left to carry on for her in this world.
The oldest child of William (b.1796 d.1851) and Harriet Froman Graham (b. 1800 - d 1865) was William. Harvey Graham. born in 1821 in Washington County, Kentucky. Only from the family bible would you learn his name was William Harvey Graham because he was always known as Harvey Graham by all relatives I ever heard mention his name in my life. It was this oldest son, W. Harvey Graham, who wrote the genealogical letter to his niece, Mary William Campbell Mirick in 1897 and I am thankful to say it was this letter that gave me great help in my work on the pedigree of our family, in so far as the family connections of older generations in Kentucky were concerned. This Uncle. Harvey Graham married Nancy Jane Minis, of Carroll County, Missouri, in that county on March 28, 1846 and the 1860 U.S. Census of that county gives the following record of this family:
Wm. H. Graham, Age 38, Male, Farmer, worth $3000, born Ky Nancy Jane Graham, 38 female, Mo. William T. Graham, 11 male, born about 1849, Mo. Georgia Anne Graham, 8, female, 1852, Mo. Sarah Frances Graham, 5 female, 1855, Mo. Susannah Graham, 4, female, 1856, Mo. Layinia Jane Graham, 6-1/2, female, 1859, Mo.
The 1870 Census of Carroll County, Missouri, furnishes the following information concerning this Graham family: Wm. H. Graham, age 48, farmer, worth $5,000, born Ky. Nancy J. Graham, 48, Mo. Georgia Anne Graham, 18, Mo. Sarah Frances Graham, 13, Mo. Layinia Jane Graham, 10, Mo. Malinda, 7, Mo. Charley, not shown, Mo.
From the Minnis Family Book of Carroll County, Missouri, that is in the posses- sion of Hector B. Minnis of Carrollton, Missouri, I have copied the names of the children of W. Harvey Graham as listed in that genealogical sketch of the family, written by Kizzie B. Austin in 1916. Parmelia Harriet, died in infancy Wm. T. Graham, married Ells Staples of Brunswick, Mo. and moved to Greenville, Texas. Georgia Anne Sarah Frances Lavinta Jane Lucretia Charles Fletcher Malinda Junstina (Jesie)
(In this Minnis book, there are a great many dates relative to the births and marriages of this branch of the Graham family, but I was unable to obtain them in time to have them incorporated in this sketch. They can be inserted at a later date.)
As the census Indicates, this W. Harvey Graham was born in Kentucky. He immigrated to Missouri with his parents in 1839, when he was a young man 18 years of age. In Carroll County, he met and married Nancy Jane Minnis in 1846 and the marriage certificate is on record in that county.
After spending his first twenty five years of married life in Carroll County, Missouri, he moved to Texas with his family in 1871 and was residing in Dallas when he wrote his letter to Mary William Campbell Mirick in 1897. His death occurred in Texas, November 22, 1908 and his wife died there September 21, 1907, This great uncle, Harvey Graham, must have represented a strong character, because he was loved by every member of the family who knew him. He was a very devout Christian and cousin Fan Charles Minnis of Carrollton has informed me it was not uncommon for he and his wife to sing church hymns before meals when they would return to Carrollton for visits in their later years.
Of the children of W. Harvey and Nancy Jane Graham, I know very little personally, but they were all well known by my mother and also by our cousin, Fan Charles Minnis, whose husband, Hector B. Minnis of Carrollton, is a nephew Of Nancy Jane Minnis Graham, the wife of W. Harvey Graham. From the Minnis Book, I am able to give an incomplete outline of this branch of our Graham Family.
The oldest son of W. Harvey Graham was William T. Graham who was born in Missouri about 1849. From my mother, I have learned he was known to our family as cousin Billy Graham. He was in the lumber business at Brunswick, Missouri, for many years and while there, he married Ella Staples of that city. His wife was always been remembered by my mother for outstanding beauty. In 1887, this cousin Billy Graham moved to Carrollton and joined his Minnis relatives in organizing the New York Store in that city. His home was on North Main where W. R. Painter has resided for the past forty years. After being in business in Carrollton for several years, he moved to Greenville, Texas, prior to 1900 because I remember nothing about this family being in Carrollton. His financial success in Texas was attributed by him to the fact he would tithe. Evidently this cousin Billy Graham was a very close friend as well as relative of my grandparents, because I recall reading the account of my grandfather Campbellís death in the Carrollton paper in 1883 and this Graham relative came from Brunswick to the funeral. (With him came a Mr. Heisel of Brunswick who I learned from my mother was a German Union resident of that town during the Civil War. Mr. Heisel and my grandfather, Campbell. were very close friends and always sought to protect each other from roving bands of malitia from their respective sides, my grandfather Campbell being a confederate sympathizer).
William T. Graham, or cousin Billy as he was known to our family, and his wife Ella Staples Graham were the parents of: Jesse Fan, married Daniel Upthegrove who was officer of the cotton belt in 5t. Louis, Missouri, and had two or more children. Mary, a crippled person who I have met in Carrollton in years gone by. She has since died in St. Louis. Bertha, who died when quite young. Staples, a son about whom nothing is known.
Sometime in the future it will be possible to procure exact dates for this family and make this line complete in every respect.
The only information I have concerning Georgia N. of Georgia Anne Graham the daughter of Harvey and Nancy Jane Minnis Graham is that she married a Mr. Green. I assume this marriage took place in Carroll County prior to the departure of the Graham family to the state of Texas. She had the unfortunate marital experience of being deserted by her spouse. There may have been more than one child of this union but the only one known by my mother was a son named Albert Green. According to the information about this branch of the family, I have only the remark that no heirs are living.
The daughter, Sarah Frances Graham, was born to the Harvey Graham family in Missouri prior to 1850 but the name does not appear in the 1860 Census. I do not know if she died or if there is some confusion between the name shown on the census report and the name by which she was known within the family. On this person, I have no information in my papers.
The next daughter of Harvey and Nancy Jane Minnis Graham was Lavenia. I had thought the name to be Lavinia, but evidently that is a mistake. From my mother I learned this daughter married after the family moved to Texas and nothing was known about her family or what descendants are derived from this member of the Graham family.
The son, Charles Fletcher Graham, was born prior to 1870 as his name appears in the census of the Harvey Graham family for that date. His exact age is not known, but as his sister Malinda was born in 1863, it may be assumed his birthdate would be between 1865 and 1870. This son, Charles Fletcher Graham, is a resident of Beaumont, Texas, where-he has operated a department store for many years. I have been informed his wife. was a Miss Davis but her origin in unknown. I do not know if she was a resident of Texas or not. Mrs. Fan Quarles Minnis of Carrollton has informed me Charles Fetcher Graham is the father of three child- ren, whose names are Fletcher, Etta and William would assume the ages of the children of this family would be about forty five to fifty in this year of 1942. So far as is known by all members of my family, this branch of the Graham family are residing in Beaumont, Texas at this time.
The daughter of Harvey and Nancy Jane Minnis Graham named Malinda Justina is shown in the Minnis book as being the daughter known to all of our family as cousin Jessie Graham of Denton, Texas. Her exact name I do not know, but this is the only child of the Harvey Graham family who I have never met or known per- sonally. While enroute to Fort Worth, Texas, in 1936, we stopped in Denton, Texas for a short visit of less than an hours time to meet this Graham cousin. She was at that time a widow and she had no children. She married a prominent merchant of Denton, Texas, whose name was Graham, but he was not a relative of our family. She maintained a very attractive home in Denton, but when we were there, she was under the care of a nurse and was unable to give me any information concerning her branch of the Graham family. While in Carrollton for Christmas this past week, I was informed by my mother that this Graham cousin is still a resident of Denton, Texas. So far as I know, she and her brother, Charles Fletcher Graham, are the only living children of the Harvey and Jane Minnis Graham family. (1942).
Again referring to the children of William and Harriet Froman Graham of Carroll County, Missouri, we come to the son named Isaac Froman Graham, who was born in 1823. Of course, he was named for his grandfather, Isaac Froman, and the origin of his given name reverts back to the Hite family. No member of my
family with whom I have had contact ever knew this ancestor. At the age of twenty four, he was unmarried when volunteers were called for the Doniphan Expedition to go to Mexico at the time of the Mexican War in 1846. He joined this force to serve his country. On occasion in the past I have heard high ranking Army officers express the opinion the Doniphan Expedition was truly a military accomplishment. The manner in which Doniphan transferred his army from Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas to New Mexico was most remarkable and entitled to far more praise than was ever given by authorities, with this army was Isaac Froman Graham. The loss of life was very small but it so happened Isaac Froman Graham, was one of those skilled in this campaign.
From the U.S. War Department I have received the following information.
"The records of this office show that one Isaac F. Graham served in the Mexican War as a Corporal in Captain Williams company, Missouri Mounted Riflemen, subsequently known as Capt. White's Company K, 2nd regiment of Missouri Mounted Infantry.
He was enrolled and mustered in to date - August 9, 1846 at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas, and died in service March 20, 1847 at Santa Fe, New Mexico."
In these terse words from the War Department, one may learn of the supreme sacrafice paid by an ancestor. A promising life was brought to an end in the service of his country and in the next generation we find a nephew named Isaac among those fighting for what he thought was right, for Isaac Campbell, the son of Isaac Grahamís sister, Sarah Jane Graham Campbell was in Joe Shelby's cavalry in the Confederate Army.
Isaac Froman Graham was buried in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and there lies his body today. He was never married and this loss of life brought to a close the possibility of any descendants from this source.
At the present time when so many young men are leaving home for Army service in World War II, we can easily visualize the meaning to his mother, Harriet Froman Graham when he departed from the Carroll County farm home that hot day of the first week of August in 1846. Like all mothers, she could have only been a sad woman to see this offspring depart from home to give his services to his country. No one knows she may have had that mother intuition that told her he would never return and her trials and tribulations of rearing her second baby to manhood would be lost to both she and the world.
In the Hughes book on the Doniphan Expedition, I have made a thorough study of the activities of this army to learn if Hughes gave an account of the death of this great uncle, but I have been unable to find it. The Hughes book does mention the loss of a private Grayham at Taos in February, 1847, but the War Department says our relative, Isaac Froman Graham was not killed until March 20th of that year.
The third child and oldest daughter of William and Harriet Froman Graham was Sarah Jane Graham, born March 27, 1827, at Lebanon, Kentucky. With her parents, she moved to Carroll County, Missouri, in 1839 and became the wife of John Campbell of that county in 1843. As this daughter was my grandmother and because I possess more information on this particular line than any others, I shall not furnish the dates, etc. relative to her descendants until the others have been written.
The fourth child of the William Graham family was a son named John Reed J. Graham. According to the dates in the family bible, this son was born April 33, 1834, and was five years of age when he came to Carroll County, Missouri, from Kentucky. He died at Millville, Missouri, on March 29, 1868 at the comparatively young age of thirty
four and is buried beside his mother in that little secluded cemetery near Millville, Ray County, Missouri.
This ancestor was always known to our family as Uncle Jack Graham, but noticing the name in the bible being written as John Reed J. Graham causes me to wonder if that third initial "J" could represent a Jackson family name carried down to this child of the Graham family. The name for that initial is not given, but at some time in the future we may find his name fits that of a Jackson ancestor in Kentucky and help up complete that genealogical line. You must keep in mind the fact his Grandmother Graham was Jane Jackson of Nelson County, Kentucky, and the old families were very consistent in the use of family names for their children.
Not unlike other men of the Graham family, this Uncle Jack Graham had a strong taste for whiskey and that may have been the cause of his early death. You recall Will A. Graham of Mandeville jokingly recalled his father saying Jack Graham was capable of drinking a quart of whiskey a day and sell more merchandise than any other in the store. My only knowledge of this older relative was the comment made by my mother's oldest sister, Mary William Campbell Mirick, she knew him quite well, in fact he was only ten years her senior, regardingless of the fact he was her uncle. My impression gained from her was to the effect this great uncle was "pet" relative of the entire family and was truly the "lovable" bachelor of the family. She had in her possession, and I assume her daughter now has it, a tin-type photograph of this Uncle Jack Graham that was no doubt taken about 1850. The picture displays the predominating clothing of the well dressed man of that day and one can easily imagine he was a full fledged "dude". He never married and died without heirs to carry on the line of the Graham family.
The fifth child and second daughter of the William Graham family was Permellia F. Graham, born August 8, 1836. She was the last child of this family to be born in old Kentucky and was quite young when her parents moved to Missouri. From the above name taken from the family bible, I am sure none of our family would know who she was. To all of the family, she was always known an Aunt Fanny.
Of the many children in my grandmother's family, this Aunt Fanny is one of the three I ever saw or knew. After her mother moved to Ray County before 1860, she married Ambrose Young of the family by that name in Ray County. They were very prominent there.
This great Aunt Fanny Graham Young became the mother of five children. The sons were named Ode, Olin and Lonnie Young, while the two daughters were Roberta and Hattie Lou. When these children were born is not known, but the information can be obtained from our relatives of this branch of the family and inserted at a later date. As Aunt Fanny married in Ray County, it is assumed her children were all born and reared there, I assume from the dates of 1860 to about 1870. I do know the daughter, Hattie Lou was born about 1867 because I have been informed by my cousin, Frances Magill Carruthers, that my own mother, Reed Campbell, Frances Magill, Ely Graham and Hattie Lu Young were four first cousins who were practically the same age to the very year.
Peculiar as it may seem, there was only one of these five children of the Fanny Graham and Ambrose Young family to leave heirs. That was the son, Ode Young who married Ida Gant of Knoxville, Ray County, Missouri. The son, Olin married Laurabess Scraggin and resided in Moran, Kansas, until his death some three years ago, but he never had children. The brother, Lonnie. never married and the two daughters died before reaching maturity. It was from Olin Young that I obtained the dates of the Graham family from the old family bible that belonged to Harriet Froman Graham Craft.
From memory I would say this Aunt Fanny Graham Young resided in Ray County the greater part of her married life, but at the time of her death she was living in Kansas City, Missouri. I was quite young when she died, but I recall my mother going to Richmond, Missouri, to attend the funeral and she related the fact the rural roads were in such terrible condition it was not possible for the funeral party to go to Millville, Missouri, to attend the rights at the cemetary.
The son, Lonnie Young resided on the Young Brothers ranch in western Kansas and I never knew this relative. The son, Ode Young, was never known by me, but his wife has been closely associated with my family during my entire life.
Ode Young, known to our family as Cousin Ode, was an attorney in Kansas City, Missouri for many years prior to his death in 1928. I do know he read law in the office of Uncle John L. Mirick in Carrollton, Missouri, and brought his bride there to live after his marriage to Cousin Ida Gant Young in 1886. Ode and Ida Gant Young were the parents of two sons and one daughter. The oldest son, Jack Young, was born in November 3, 1887 and married May Willstead of Richmond, Missouri. They were married in 1910 and became the parents of four children, all girls. They were Martha Barrett, born ____ ; Sarah Ann, born ____ ; Jack Gant, born _____ ; and Mary Frances, born _______ , all four daughters of this young family. Jack died in the State of Washington on November 27, 1931 and his widow is now Mrs. Ralph Hammacker of Richmond, Missouri.
The second child of Ode, and Ida Gant Young was named 0. G. Young. He was born May 13, 1894 and spent most of his life in Kansas City. His wife was Catherine. Tootle of the well known Tootle family of St. Joseph, Missouri, and they were the parents of one son, Jack. Jack was adopted by his mother's family and uses the legal name of Jack Tootle. He was a student at the University of Missouri in 1935. I would assume Jack was born about December 17, 1922.
The third child of the Ode and Ida Gant Young family was a daughter named Carrie Frances Young. She was born and reared in Kansas City, Missouri. She attended a girls school and I believe the University of Missouri. She was born August 16, 1897 and married L. B. Flinton of Kansas City on September 15, 1920. They were the parents of two children, but I do not have their names or dates of birth. Carrie Frances Young Flinton and husband. L. B. Flinton are divorced and she makes her home in California.(Later added Lathrop Flinton, b 1-4-1921, and Sam Gant Flinton, b 12-1-1929, as children of the above.)
It was not my pleasure to know many of the members of the Young family. Of the five children of Great Aunt Fanny Graham Young I only know her son, Olin Young, of Moran, Kansas, and only met him once or twice in my life. Although not related to us other than by marriage, Cousin Ida Gant Young the wife of Ode Young, has been very closely associated with my family during my entire life. She is now a resident of Los Angeles, California, and for this person, I have always had a great deal of admiration. As before stated, she is only related to us through marriage to our cousin, G. G. Young, yet we have few relatives with whom we associate in a family way or admire more than this person. As a young boy, I have visited the Young home in Kansas City that was then their old home at 3910 Campbell Street and many enjoyable days have been spent there in visits with Cousin Ida. At that time, she was a widow and I do not remember her husband, who was our Cousin Ode Young. Neither of her sons were at home during the years I knew them in Kansas City, but her daughter, Carrie Frances was living in Kansas City for some years after her marriage.
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Fletcher J. Graham, the youngest son of William and Harriet Froman Graham was the first child of this family to be born in Missouri. He was born March 18, 1841 in Carrollton, Missouri, and moved with his mother to Millville, Missouri, before 1860. In Ray County, Missouri, he married Betty Fowler of the well known Fowler family of that county.
This great uncle Fletcher was the only male member of the older Graham family known to me. As a small child I frequently visited his home in Richmond and can vividly recall my rides around the city of Richmond with Uncle Fletcher in his small buggy with his family buggy horse. He was then a man sixty five years of age and I had so much admiration for him because he would answer all my questions. He took me to see my first coal mine that was situated near Richmond and I shall always remember it. His wife was a very loveable character who was known to us as Aunt Betty. She lived to be nearly one hundred years old and is buried at Richmond beside Uncle Fletcher.
Uncle Fletcher and Aunt Betty Fowler Graham were married 28 Mar 1866 and spent most of their married life in Richmond. Following his death, Aunt Betty moved to Okmulgee, Oklahoma, with her daughters. Ely and Mary Williams Graham and also, her son, Fowler Graham, a resident of that city for many years.
Uncle Fletcher and Aunt Betty were the parents of four children. They are: Frank Ely Graham, daughter Forrest Graham, son Mary William Graham, daughter Fowler Graham, son
The 1870 U.S. census of Ray County, Missouri, lists this family on Page 456. In addition to the parents, it lists Frank Ely Graham, age 2, born Missouri, and Forrest, age 6 months, born Missouri.
The oldest child, Frank Ely, was named for her father's business friend, Frank Ely of St. Louis, Missouri, but who was originally a Carrollton man. To the family she has always been known as Ely Graham and is now a resident of New Orleans where she and her sister, Mary William Graham Hill, operate a candy store at 115 Royal. Following the death of her father, Ely, her sister Mary William and mother, moved to Okmulgee, Oklahoma, where the younger brother Fowler had been residing for many years. Ely never married, but her sister, Mary William, was the wife of Jim Hill of Richmond, Missouri, but who likewise was a resident of Okmulgee for several years prior to his death.
The oldest brother, Forrest Graham, married Forestine Hughes of Richmond and he spent his life in that city. They had no children and since his death in ___, his widow had made Richmond her home. She was a member of the prominent Hughes family of Richmond and Ray Counties.
Fowler Graham was the youngest son of Fletcher and Betty Fowler Graham. He was born in Richmond on _____ and spent his early life in that city. He attended the University of Missouri where he was associated with the Phi Delta Theta fra- ternity. After completing his school work, he went to Indian territory, or what is now Oklahoma and settled at Okmulgee, Oklahoma. For several years he was connected with the Citizens National Bank of Okmulgee, but has in later years resided in McCallester, Oklahoma, where he owns a ranch. Fowler did not marry until he had been in Oklahoma many years. He married ______on ______and is now the father of 2 children. It has been several years since my family have seen or heard from Fowler, but I assume the young daughters are now residing with him in his
Oklahoma home. On the children of Fowler Graham lies the responsibility of carrying on this branch of the Graham family, as they are the only grandchildren of Fletcher and Betty Fowler Graham.
As I had visited this branch of the Graham family when they lived in Richmond and also at their home in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, it has been my privilege to know them better than most of the relatives other than those of my immediate family. All were very fine people and when I learn the war records of Uncle Fletcher Graham in the Confederate Army of the Civil War, I shall incorporate it in this sketch. If I remember correctly, Uncle Fletcher suffered the loss of an eye during the conflict. To this daughter. Ely Graham I have written for this information and shall insert it at a later date.
The youngest child of William and Harriet Freeman Graham was their daughter, Narcissa In the family bible her name was written as Narcissa S. Graham. but I do not know the middle name for which the letter "S" represents. She was born the fourth of May 1845, some six years following the date her parents had moved from Kentucky to Carroll County, Missouri. In 1845 her parents were living on their farm north of the present town of Bogard in Carroll County and one may assume this youngest child was born there. Narcissa was only a child of six when the family had moved to Carroll ton and the body of her father was brought from the steamboat on the Missouri River. I doubt she had remembered when he departed some two years before to go with his friends and relatives to California in search of gold.
To all of the family this relative was Aunt "Norse" and the name of Narcissa was never known to me. Of her generation, she was the only member of I knew very well or I may say have other than a child's memory of them. Aunt Norse lived until 1925 and I had the opportunity to meet her on a great many occasions. She was a most jolly person and my description of her would be a rather tall, slender woman with a slender face not unlike my grandmother Campbellís picture that I saw when a young boy. By all of the relatives of my family, Aunt Norse, was greatly admired and everyone enjoyed her company at all times.
Shortly after the Civil War, she married Baughman Magill of the well known Ray County Magill family. They were married November 15, 1866 and evidently made their home at Millville, Missouri, because there I found them listed in the 1870 U.S. Census. At that time, Uncle "Bauf". as he was known to us, was a druggist in Millville. He was born June 8, 1845. The 1870 Census list one child in this family at that time ad the census taker wrote the name of Hannah for this daughter, but there must have been a mistake because her name was Frances Elizabeth. This daughter, .Frances Elizabeth Magill. was born September 28, 1867, and at this same time there were three other daughters of other members of our Graham family who were practically the same age. They were Ely Graham daughter of Fletcher Graham; Hattie Lou Young daughter of Aunt Fanny Graham Young and Reed Campbell, the daughter of Sarah Jane Graham Campbell.
It was about 1875 when Baughman and Aunt Norse Magill moved to Carrollton. Uncle Bauf had bought a drug store in that city and I think they remained there for several years. They possibly were living in Carrollton when they became the parents of a second child on April 13, 1875. This child was a son named William Graham Magill and obviously Aunt Norse used her influence to carry on her father's name. Unfortunately the life of this child was very short. He died March 9, 1880 and I believe is buried on the family lot in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Carrollton.
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