By Wm H Newman; M J Clements; G W Cambron, 1886

A highly respected citizen of Raleigh Precinct, is the son of Samuel C. and Elizabeth (Noell) Graham; his father was born in Virginia in 1770, married and came to Union in 1803 and died here in 1827. Subject's mother was born in Virginia in 1776, and died in Union County, April 6, 1872, aged ninety-six years; subject's maternal grandparents are Lott and Nancy (Ayers) Noell. Our subject was born in this county, July 4, 1815, and has been twice married; first to Miss Susan Robertson, who was born in this county in 1818, who is the daughter of Thomas and Annie (Gibbons) Robertson of Maryland. Mrs. Graham was a devout member of the M. E. Church South; she died January 8th, 1870. His last wife was Miss Jennie Landrum. The children in all are as follows: Edwin A., married Nannie J. Sale and has four bright children; Bettie N. married James Sale, who for many years was constable of Morganfield Precinct, but now whisky gauger at Uniontown. This splendid couple lost all their children. Barrett A., married Emma Waggener who is now dead leaving him a bab. The single children are Samuel A., George William, Arthur C., Jennie and Landrum.

Subject was a Whig in politics but is now a Democrat, is a good farmer owning 140 acres of fine land near Spring Grove, which is all cleared and in a high state of cultivation, on which is a good substantial frame house of modern style, overlooking his farm. Mr. Graham is one of the oldest members of the Methodist Church in the county, having joined when but a boy. Our subject is a splendid old gentleman, liberal, sociable and full of the old time hospitality.