Thomas Graham & Emma Pruitt

(African American Family)

Contributed by Diane Payne
© 2008


1. Thomas "Tom" Graham (son of Nathan "Nat" Graham & Charolette "Lottie") was born in Mar 1866/1869 probably in Jasper County, Ms. He died after 1930. Thomas is listed in the 1900 & 1910 Jones Co. MS Census. In 1920 & 1930 he is listed in the Jasper Co., MS Census.

Thomas married in 1886/1887 to (1) Emma Pruitt (daughter of Robert "Bob" Pruitt & Harriet Reed). Emma was born on 22 Dec 1865 in Jasper Co., Ms. She died on 10 Mar 1915 in Moss, Jasper Co., Ms. She was buried in Blue Ridge Cem., Jasper Co., Ms. No headstone has been found for her.

They had the following children:

  2 F i Wellis Willie Graham was born in Mar 1888.
  3 M ii Walter Graham was born in Dec 1890.
  4 M iii Herbert Graham was born in May 1891.
  5 F iv Edora D. Graham "Dora" was born on 17 Jan 1893 in Paulding, Jasper Co., Ms. She died on 7 Jul 1954 in Seattle, King Co., Wa. The cause of death was Colon Cancer. She was buried on 12 Jul 1954 in Hill Cem., Anaconda, Deer Lodge Co., Mt.
        Edora married Reece Evans son of Samuel "Sam" Evans and Amelia Washington on 25 May 1910 in Laurel, Jones Co., Ms. Reece was born on 25 May 1885 in Enterprise, Clarke Co., Ms. He died on 14 Nov 1953 in Mt Hospital, Warm Springs, Deer Lodge Co., Mt. He was buried on 18 Nov 1953 in Hill Cem., Anaconda, Deer Lodge Co., Mt.
  6 F v Ethel Minnie Graham was born in Jul 1894.
  7 F vi Bertha Graham was born in Nov 1897.
  8 F vii Annie Anna May Graham was born in May 1898.
  9 M viii E. Tom Deason Graham was born in 1902 in Jones Co., Ms.
  10 F ix Aelean Azelen Graham was born in 1905 in , , Ms. She died in , , Ms.
  11 F x Charolette Ophelia "Lottie" Graham was born on 29 Dec 1905 in Ellisville, Jones Co., Ms. She died on 1 Sep 1991 in Seattle, King Co., Wa. The cause of death was Kidney Failure. She was buried in Brier, Snohomish Co., Wa.
        Charolette married (1) William Radford son of John Radford and Leona Edwards on 4 Nov 1930 in Anaconda, Deer Lodge Co., Mt. The marriage ended in divorce.William was born in 1904 in Hart Co., Ky.
        Charolette married (2) William Howard.

Thomas married (2) Mary Jane on 8 Nov 1916 in Jasper Co., Ms. Mary was born in 1886/1887 in Ms.



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