Biography - Daniel Grantham

Daniel GRANTHAM, farmer, P. O. Irving, son of James and Franey (SIGHTS) GRANTHAM, both born in North Carolina about the year 1800. Our subject is the eighth child of a family of twelve, and was born in Montgomery county December 3, 1832; he received a fair education in Irving Township, Montgomery County; has followed the occupation of a farmer all his life, and has held the office of School Trustee for twenty years. In Irving Township, Montgomery County, October 21, 1858, he married Malinda IRVIN, born in Casey County, Ky., November 15, 1836, daughter of Perry and Mary (OSBORN) IRVIN; from this union there have been born six children: Mary H., Henry H., Theodora L., Maggie J., Urilla M. and Rosa M. A. Mr. GRANTHAM is politically a Republican; his wife is a member of the M. E. Church.

Extracted 22 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 313.

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