John Slater Graham













Pictured at left, is Abraham's great grandson, John Slater Graham. Abraham's daughter Sarah married Moses Graham, and their son Abraham Ruddell Graham, had two sons.

John's grandson, Nathan D. Graham wrote several descriptions of his great grandfather, Abraham Ruddell Graham:

"I have found that my Moses Graham was a ferryboat operator on the White River, near Batesville, Arkansas, about 1819-19. His first ferryboat spot was 300.9 miles from the mouth, he sold that spot to two other men, the one named Ramsey became the sole owner later, Moses moved farthur down the river and operated another ferryboat site, he became sheriff of Clark County, before he died 31 Maech 1821. (April 29, 2000)"

" gr-gr-grandfather Moses Graham lived in Independence County, AR. then Clark County, AR. when he died at a young age in 1821, leaving his wife Sarah Ruddell, with one child, a son, named Abraham Ruddell Graham. (June 04, 2000)"

"His wife Sarah Ruddell, took their son Abraham Ruddell Graham back to Independence County, near Batesville, AR. to live where her parents and other relatives lived. (October 15, 1999)"

"My gr-grandfather Abraham Ruddell Graham, was killed by a run-away slave while crossing the White River, north of Batesville. If you have ever been in the area you know the road on the south bank slants down a very steep bank. (September 15, 1999)"

by Nathan D. Graham (1921-2007) "The son of Daniel Boone Graham and Zelphia Aslee Fairbanks Graham."