Biographies

Biography of Graham, Andrew Wilson

Andrew Wilson Graham came from Ontario to Red River at the time of the Riel resistance. He joined the volunteers who opposed Riel, was taken prisoner on December 7, 1869, and was released on February 18, 1870. After leaving Red River he went to work in lumber camps in Minnesota. From there he headed west into territory that was being opened to settlement by the American government and learned surveying. He then took up farming in Kansas and spent some time in Texas before returning to Ontario in 1873, where he remained. He became a nurseryman and died at the age of 82. Based on information from Archives of Manitoba.

Mentioned in:

diaries

  1. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 3 December 1869
  2. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 7 December 1869
  3. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 11 December 1869
  4. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 25 December 1869
  5. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 1 January 1870
  6. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 6 January 1870
  7. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 7 January 1870
  8. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 10 January 1870
  9. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 12 January 1870
  10. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 19 January 1870
  11. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 20 January 1870
  12. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 22 January 1870
  13. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 24 January 1870
  14. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 12 February 1870
  15. Andrew Wilson Graham diary entry dated 15 February 1870
  16. Adam Wilson Graham diary entry dated February 18, 1870

correspondence

  1. Adam Wilson Graham diary entry dated 12 September 1869
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