William Griffith

21 October 1791–1875 (Age 83)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of William

William Griffith was born on 21 October 1791, in Tennessee, United States. He married Margaret Dickens on 17 February 1817, in Smith, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1850. He died in 1875, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

William Griffith
1791–1875
Margaret Dickens
1796–
Marriage: 17 February 1817
Hiram Griffith
1818–
Polly Griffith
1824–
John Griffith
1828–
M Griffith
1831–
Hampton Griffith
1833–1912
Margaret Griffith
about 1846–1944
Shud Griffith
1829–
Leonard Griffith
1831–
Esau Griffith
1832–1906
William ( Wilbur) Griffith
1832–1899
Jacob Griffith
1840–1908

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 February 1817Smith, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 3
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State
    Age 5
    On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 28
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Welsh (Carmarthenshire and western England): from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief, lord’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Griffieth
    Griff
    Kerfoot
    Griffes
    Griffeth
    Griffiths
    Griffth
    Griffitt

    Sources (6)

    • William Griffin, "United States Census, 1850"
    • William Griffin, "United States Census, 1850"
    • William Griffith, "United States War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910"

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