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Home of John Heber & Isadora Preece, Archie & Jessie Graham, Smead, Calvin & Olive Moss, Jon & Catrina Jonsson, Paul Fred & LaDeane Jonsson (#10 on the 1958 Highland map - interactivelarger - 10480 N 6660 W)

Archibald (Archie) J and Jessie Margarette Pace Graham
moved to Highland in about 1912 and was the second Sunday School Superintendent of the Ward-sustained in 1917.  He served until 1921 and his wife taught in the same organization.  They then moved to Big Horn, Wyoming.  (The Ward was organized in 1915 with Archie Taylor as Superintendent.)  Archie was born March 26, 1887 in Bennington, Idaho to William Bennona and Margaret Hope Williams Graham.  Jessie was born March 31, 1892 in Salt Lake City to John E and Phoebe Pace.  They were married May 20, 1910 and had five children: Julia, Mildred, Maurice J, Archie Lloyd and Joy.  

In 1918 Archie was stricken with the flu and had a near-death experience which he wrote about in “A Visit Beyond Veil-1918”.  When they moved to Wyoming they lived near the O.C. Day family, who were their acquaintances in Highland.  Archie was called as a missionary to the Western States in 1925, being set apart by J. Golden Kimball, and in 1928 became a Bishop.  In 1942, when he registered for the draft, he stated that he was crippled and on crutches for the past eleven years but his ailment is unknown.  He died April 1, 1967 in Salt Lake City and Jessie died November 22, 1983 and they are buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery. (Grahams lived in #10 - on the 1958 Highland map - interactivelarger - 10480 N 6660 W)

William B and Margaret Hope Williams Graham:  The parents of Archie (q.v.) lived in Highland for a short while beginning in 1917.  William was born March 24, 1852 in Riverdale, Utah to James and Hannah Tucker Reed Graham.  Margaret was born September 13, 1855 in Cedar City, Utah to William and Margaret Pettigreen Hope Williams.  They had nine children, only 2 or 3 of which lived in Highland: Anna May, William Walter, Franklin Jamison, Horace Eugene, Archie J, Charles Edward, Opal Vilate, Pearl and Fay Arden.  They moved to Byron, Wyoming where they both died.

Source: HIGHLAND HISTORY: A compilation by Charles T Greenland for the Highland Historical Society

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