Chesterfield District Chapter
of the
South Carolina Genealogical Society



Chesterfield District Chapter, S.C.G.S.
P.O. Box 167 
Chesterfield, South Carolina 29709

Descendants of Neill Graham

(Provided by John Graham)

Generation No. 1

1.  Neill (2) Graham (John (1) ) was born September 20, 1822 in Chesterfield, SC, and died May 20, 1904 in Chesterfield, SC.  he married (1) Susannah Hough March 29, 1849 in Chesterfield, SC, daughter of Hough and Lavinia Elliot.  He married (2) Sallie Jowers December 15, 1869 in Chesterfield, SC, daughter of George Jowers and Jane Leigh.

Notes for Neill Graham:

NEIL F. GRAHAM, CO. E. 9TH BATTN. SC INFANTRY CAPTAIN.  Neil was married two times, first wife was Sussannah and second, Sallie.  1900, Neil was not listed having a wife.  Daughter, Effy Lowry, lived with him along with her daughter, Willie B. Lowry.  Daughter Ellen or Ella Knight and her husband John W. Knight lived there also.  John worked as a farm hand.  A nephew of Neil, Clarence McPhereson, 8 years old, born Oct. 1891, was listed as in school.  Neil had one black servant, Patterson Brown, born 1884, was 16 years old in 1900 (farm labor).

In 1998, Captain Neale F. Graham was honored with a government provided tombstone in Chesterfield Co., SC.  Neale was the captain of a company of local confederates.  The tombstone is found in the Macedonia Baptist Church cemetery.

More about Neill Graham:

1.  Farmer
2.  Confederate
3.  1860, Real estate $6,000 - Personal $4,400
4.  1900, 77 years old, Chesterfield, SC, Jefferson Township
5.  1870, census N.F. Graham/Chesterfield, page 320
6.  Buried at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery

Notes for Susannah Hough:

Susannah died January 6, 1868 and is believed to be buried near her mother, Lavinia (Elliot) Hough, in the Jack Horton Cemetery, Chesterfield, SC.  First wife of Neil F. Graham.  Susannah's last child, I believe, was Alexander Graham.

It is also believed that Susannah is buried at Morton Cemetery in Angelus, Chesterfield, SC.

Children of Neill Graham and Susannah Hough are:

 

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Mary Jane (3) Graham, born November 8, 1850 in Chesterfield, SC; died August 24, 1905 in Chesterfield, SC.  She married none.  Notes:  Mary lived with father from time of birth 1850 to at least 1900.  Mary never  married during this time and never had any children.

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Louvone Graham, born May 13, 1852 in Chesterfield, SC; died July 27, 1899 in Red River Parish, LA

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John Graham, born April 13, 1852 in Chesterfield, SC; died August 13, 1915 in Red River Parish, LA

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Flora Ann Graham, born December 22, 1861 in Chesterfield, SC; died October 03, 1920 in Chesterfield, SC

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Neil Grham, born October 15, 1864 in Chesterfield, SC; died May 04, 1922 in Red River Parish, LA

 

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Alexander Graham, born 1865

 

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Sandy Graham, born unknown

Children of Neill Graham and Sallie Jowers are:

 

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Margaret (3) Graham, born August 31, 1870 in Chesterfield, SC; died July 06, 1906 in Chesterfield, SC.  She married John W. Atkinson.  She was buried at Macedonia Baptist Church cemetery.

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Effy C. Graham, born June 15, 1872 in Chesterfield, SC; died November 14, 1908 in Chesterfield, SC.

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Danie G. Graham, born August 1874 in Chesterfield, SC; died in Cherry Grove, NC.

 

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Eller Graham, born June 17, 1876 in Chesterfield, SC; died August 07, 1901 in Chesterfield, SC.  She married John Wesley Knight and was buried at Macedonia Baptist Church cemetery.

Generation No. 2

3.  Louvone (3) Graham (Neill (2) John (1) ) was born May 13, 1852 in Chesterfield, SC, and died July 27, 1899 in Red River Parish, LA.  She married Benjamin Franklin Kirkley December 28, 1873 in Chesterfield, SC.

More about Louvone Graham:

1.  Also known as Levinia
2.  July 27, 1899, buried at Holly Springs Cemetery, Red River Paris.

Children of Louvone Graham and Benjamin Kirkley are:

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Nora (4) Kirkley, born February 9, 1877 in Chesterfield, SC; died December 16, 1921 in Red River Parish, LA

 

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Susan Kirkley, born September 8, 1879 in Chesterfield, SC; died January 21, 1942 in Red River Parish, LA

 

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Mary Kirkley, born 1882 in Chesterfield, SC; died 1964.  She married Leonard Clark Jackson.  Note:  Mary Kirkley also known as "Miss Della".  Maiden name was Mary Ladel Kirkley.

4.  John (3) Graham (Neill (2) John (1) ) was born April 13, 1854 in Chesterfield, SC, and died August 13, 1915 in Red River Parish, LA.  He married Isadore Funderburk January 07, 1877 in Chesterfield, SC, daughter of A. Funderburk and Mary Moore.

Notes for John Graham:

In 1880, John and Eliza, with kids Sally, Lil, Nel, and Lula Gertrude (Jessie) came to Red River Parish and homesteaded in Methvin Community.  Other children they had were Katie, Johnnie, George and Glennie.

Notes for Isadore Funderburk:

Isadore, Eliza, and Isibel have all been used by Isadore Funderburk.  Her tombstone read Eliza Funderburk.  Children that died young are:  Joseph Neal Graham Nov. 27, 1887-Dec. 27, 1893, Charlie Whitmore Graham Aug. 16, 1890-Aug. 30, 1891, Rubie Lee Graham Aug. 4, 1895-Jul. 13, 1895, Shelly Byron Graham Jan. 26, 1902-Feb. 4, 1902.

Isadore was named as Lizer Funderburk in Rev. Aaron Weaver Knight's journal.

Children of John Graham and Isadore Funderburk are:

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Lillie (4) Graham, born October 10, 1877 in Chesterfield, SC; died April 18, 1925 in Louisiana.

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Lula Gertrude Graham, born August 23, 1883 in Chesterfield, SC; died February 07, 1958 in Louisiana.

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Mary Nellie Graham, born April 23, 1885 in Chesterfield, SC; died September 09, 1962 in Red River Parish, LA.  Notes:  Aunt Nell was also known as Mary Nellie Graham.  Aunt Nell never married, she taught school in Red River Parish at Harvey, Methvin, and Martin until she retired.

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George Graham, born November 27, 1887 in Minden, LA; died May 01, 1939 in Red River Parish, LA.

 

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Katie Graham, born November 18, 1891 in Red River Parish, LA; died November 07, 1965 in Louisiana.  She married Thomas Batchelor.

 

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Johnnie Graham, born January 18, 1893 in Red River Parish, LA; died December 13, 1971 in Louisiana.  Notes:  Aunt John never married.  She left Methvin and went to work in Shreveport as a telephone operator.  She worked there until she retired.

 

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Glennie Graham.  She married Zennie Cannon.  Notes:  Zennie drove a cab in Shreveport.

 

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Sallie Graham, born June 15, 1880 in Red River Parish, LA; died July 05, 1925 in Louisiana.  She married (1) Grady Hedgecock.  She married (2) A. Porter Holley December 30, 1895 in Red River Parish, LA.  Notes:  A. Porter Holley died from an injury received in a cotton gin.

5.  Flora Ann (3) Graham (Neill (2), John (1) ) was born December 22, 1861 in Chesterfield, SC, and died October 03, 1920 in Chesterfield, SC.  She married Angus Douglas in Chesterfield, SC, son of Daniel Douglas and Mary Smith.

Children of Flora Graham and Angus Douglas are:

 

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Thomas (4) Douglas

 

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Carl Douglas

 

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Robert Douglas

 

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Horace Douglas

 

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Clemmie Douglas

6.  Neil (3) Graham (Neill (2), John (1) ) was born October 15, 1864 in Chesterfield, SC, and died May 04, 1922 in Red River Parish, LA.  He married none.

Notes about Neil Graham:

This Neal A. Graham is a younger brother to my 2nd great granddad John Graham.  I believe he was known as Uncle Sandy Graham.  It is not clear when Neal left South Carolina, but he may have left with his brother John.

More about Neil Graham:

1.  1900, border in Webster Parish/Aleck Monzingo
2.  1910, 46 year-old lived with Sallie Graham Holley/Niece

10.    Effy C. (3) Graham (Neill (2), John (1) ) was born June 15, 1872 in Chesterfield, SC, and died November 14, 1908 in Chesterfield, SC.  She married (1) Willie Lowery November 26, 1896 in Chesterfield, SC.  She married (2) William Holly January 06, 1904 in Chesterfield, SC.  Effie C. Graham is buried at Macedonia Baptist Church cemetery. William Holley, first husband of Effy C. Graham, is buried at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Kershaw County, SC.

Child of Effy Graham and Willie Lowery is:

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Willie B. (4) Lowery, born September 02, 1897 in Chesterfield, SC; died June 10, 1990 in Hartsville, Darlington County, SC.

11.  Daniel G. (3) Graham (Neill (2), John (1) ) was born August 1874 in Chesterfield, SC, and died in Cherry Grove, NC.  He married Jane Clark January 14, 1897 in Chesterfield, SC.  Jane Clark is buried at Macedonia Baptist Church cemetery.

Children of Danie Graham and Jane Clark are:

 

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Allison (4), born December 1897

 

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Sarah, born August 1899

 

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Sally

 

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Effie Graham, born January 06, 1907 in Chesterfield, SC; died December 06, 1908 in Chesterfield, SC.  Note:  Effie Graham was buried at Macedonia Baptist Church cemetery.

 

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Nealie

 

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Maude

 

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Neal, born 1908

Generation No. 3

13.  Nora (4) Kirkley (Louvone (3) Graham, Neill (2), John (1)  ) was born February 09, 1877 in Chesterfield, SC, and died December 16, 1921 in Red River Parish, LA.  She married George W. Anglin June 27, 1899 in Red River Parish, LA.  Nora Kirkley is buried at Springville Cemetery Red River Parish.

Child of Nora Kirkley and George Anglin is:

 

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Verle DeWitt (5) Anglin, born August 20, 1903 in Red River Parish, LA; died June 06, 1956 in Mountain Air, New Mexico.  Note:  Verle DeWitt Anglin was buried at Springville Cemetery Red River Parish.

16.  Lillie (4) Graham (John (3), Neill (2), John (1) ) was born October 10, 1877 in Chesterfield, SC, and died April 18, 1925 in Louisiana.  She married James Otis Rawls December 02, 1900 in Red River Parish, LA.

Children of Lillie Graham and James Rawls are:

 

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Henry (5) Rawls

 

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Ovelia Rawls

17.  Lula Gertrude (4) Graham (John (3), Neill (2), John (1)  ) was born August 23, 1883 in Chesterfield, SC, and died February 07, 1957 in Louisiana.  She married George Clifton Rawls.  Lula Gertrude Graham was also known as Aunt Jesse.

Children of Lula Graham and George Rawls are:

 

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George (5) Rawls

 

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Chlotielde Rawls

 

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Dora Rawls

19.  George (4) Graham (John (3), Neill (2), John (1)  ) was born November 27, 1887 in Minden, LA, and died May 01, 1939 in Red River Parish, LA.  He married Valma Fletcher.

Children of George Graham and Valma Fletcher are:

 

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John (5) Graham, born 1918

 

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Jim Graham

 

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Sarah Glen Graham

30.  Willie B. (4) Lowery (Effy C. (3), Graham, Neill (2), John (1)  ) was born September 02, 1897 in Chesterfield, SC, and died June 10, 1990 in Hartsville, Darlington Co., SC.  She married George Haskell Middleton.  Willie B. Lowery is buried at Macedonia Baptist Church cemetery.  George Haskell Middleton is buried at Macedonia Baptist Church cemetery.

Children of Willie Lowery and George Middleton are:

 

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Margaret Effie (5) Middleton, born May 27, 1914 in Jefferson, Chesterfield, SC; died May 02, 1997 in Jefferson, Chesterfield, SC.

 

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Doris Lowry Middleton, born September 23, 1920 in Jefferson, Chesterfield, SC; died September 09, 1997 in Camden, Kershaw Co., SC.