Tuesday, May 29, 2018


Fort GreeneVille Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will be holding a gravesite dedication for William Graham at Providence Cemetery on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 11:00am. Providence Cemetery is located on Wiley Rd, Harrison Township, Darke County. Immediately following the graveside dedication there will be a light reception at the Darke County Fish and Game Club located on New Garden Rd. Descendants from out of state will be attending the dedication.

William Graham was a Private in the Virginia Militia, American Revolutionary War. He enlisted in May of 1779.Graham served three tours of duty totaling over a six month period. His first tour took him to Fort Donnally, Frankford, WV in pursuit of Indians. Other tours Graham guarded prisoners and protecting the country at places such as Burnt Mills, at the Nansemond River, Mecklenburg County N.C. and Williamsbug, VA. He was born in Virginia in 1764 and died in Darke County Ohio on June 21, 1841.

We are so grateful to our founding Patriots who fought and sacrificed for our freedoms we have today.

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