Lakefield Township Early Pioneers of Saginaw County, Michigan
Lakefield Township Early Pioneers of Saginaw County, Michigan

Abner Graham

THE ABNER AND SARAH GRAHAM FAMILY

 

 

ABNER AND SARAH ANN WINGROVE MANERY GRAHAM

 

Abner Graham was born August 4, 1846 in New Brunswick, Canada to William and Mary Ann Rouse Graham. Abner married Sarah Ann Wingrove Manery on January 1, 1879 at Blenheim, Kent County, Ontario, Canada. Sarah Ann was born December 28, 1856 in Canada to William and Sara Jane Manery Wingrove.

 

Abner and Sarah had the following children:

  1. Thomas J. Graham was born October 7, 1877 in Charing Cross, Ontario, Canada. He married Anna Feuerheim on November 27, 1902. Thomas died on April 3, 1950 in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.

  2. Robert Lovel Graham was born on October 17, 1879 in Harwick Township, Kent County, Ontario, Canada. Robert married Ernestine Malotte on October 14, 1902 in Wheatley, Kent County, Ontario, Canada.

  3. William Henry Graham was born October 8, 1881 in Harwick Township, Kent County, Ontario, Canada. William died on March 1, 1900. He was 18 years 4 months and 20 days old. He is buried in Lakefield Township Cemetery.

  4. Minnie Graham was born in November of 1883. She married Joseph Raymond Eisler on August 21, 1918 in Buena Vista Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.

  5. Mary Wilhelmina Graham was born November 12, 1884 in Mersea, Essex County, Ontario, Canada.

  6. Ada Lenora Graham was born December 14, 1885 in Mersea, Essex County, Ontario. She married J.C. Hendrickson on October 13, 1913 in Kalispell, Montana.

  7. Mable Graham was born February 22, 1888 in Lakefield Township. She married George W. Clay on November 25, 1905. Mable died on August 23, 1940 in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.

  8. Lucy Graham was born in February 1890 in Lakefield Township. She married Leslie Hewitt on March 18, 1908 in Ithaca, Gratiot County, Michigan.

  9. Nellie L. Graham was born February 1, 1892 in Lakefield Township. She married Herman E. Schulz on September 23, 1916 in Buena Vista Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.

  10. Edward John Graham was born August 20, 1893 in Lakefield Township. He married Emily Evelyn Margaret Bryant on June 16, 1923 in Windsor, Essex County, Ontario, Canada.

  11. Emma Mae was born June 18, 1896 in Lakefield Township. She married Steven DeShone on May 14, 1921 in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan

  12. Lydia Bell “Eliza” was born on December 19, 1898 in Lakefield Township. She married Lester H. McQuiston on July 3, 1917 in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.

  13. Francis J. “Frank” Graham was born December 19, 1901 in Lakefield Township. He married Molly Koehler on June 3, 1923 in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan. Frank died on December 14, 1933 in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.

  14. Harry R Graham was born on April 12, 1903 in Lakefield Township. He died on April 13, 1968 and is buried in Lakefield Township Cemetery.

 

 

Abner and Sarah's children went to the Parker School which was located on the corner of Lakefield and Fenmore Roads in Lakefield Township.  The Parker School photo is of Abner and Sarah's youngest children: Frank and Harry Graham

 

n 1896, owned and operated 40 acres on the NW corner of Section 14 at the intersection of Roosevelt and Merrill Roads.  

 

Abner was appointed to Assistant Clerk for the Board of Elections on April 5, 1897 and April 4, 1898.

 

Sarah died on April 14, 1928 and Abner died on August 8, 1934. They are both buried in Lakefield Township Cemetery.

 

 

 

SOURCES: Lakefield Township Records; 1912 Parker School Picture; Abner and Sarah Graham's birth record; Edward John Graham's birth record; Emma M. Graham's birth record; Nellie Graham's birth record; Francis J. Graham's birth record; Mary Wilhelmina Graham's birth record; Robert Lovel Graham's birth record; Ada Lenora Graham's birth record; Minnie Graham's marriage record; Lucy Graham's marriage record; Frank Graham's marriage record; Emma Graham's marriage record; Ada Lenora Graham's marriage record; Nellie Graham's marriage record; Eliza Graham's marriage record; William H. Graham's death record; Francis J. Graham's death record; Mabel Clay's death record; Edward “Thomas” Graham's death record; Abner and Sarah Graham's obituary; Edward “Thomas” Graham's obituary; Frank J. Graham's obituary; Mabel Clay's obituary.

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