William Graham


Personal and Family Information

William was born on 21 JUL 1814 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC, the son of Samuel Graham and Abigail Shinn.

He died on 10 AUG 1862 in Pleasant Valley (now Naylor), AR.

His wife was Louisa B. Dunagan, who he married on 10 DEC 1839 in Hall County, GA. Their eight known children were William Andrew (1838-1932), Ezekiel Dunagan (1840-?), Samuel A. (?-?), Liddia L. (?-?), Susan Abigail (1842-1905), Margaret (?-?), Julia (?-?) and Augustus Clayton (?-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


William Graham


Samuel Graham


William Alexander Graham


Richard Graham III


Nancy W Unknown Graham


Margaret Graham Graham


Abigail Shinn


Benjamin Urie Shinn Sr


Samuel Shinn Sr


Abigail Urie


Rebecca Carlock


George Carlock


Fannie Mildred Plemons



Birth21 JUL 1814
Place: Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC
Death10 AUG 1862
Place: Pleasant Valley (now Naylor), AR


Note 1

Partner with Phipps in a small town, Lafayette.

Tanned leather and made shoes. Son Alex went west, got sick and father and brother set out to see the new land and decided to stay in Arkansas. Settled in Atlanta, near old Austin, Lonoke, Arkansas. 1861: moved to a beautiful valley south of the foothills of the Ozarks known as Pleasant Valley later Naylor.

Could have been married to Margaret Boid on Dec 183 in Hall County, GA

Buried Siloam Cemetery