Griffith Rees Griffiths

about 1805–29 October 1904 (Age 99)
Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Griffith Rees

When Griffith Rees Griffiths was born about 1805, in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Griffith, was 25 and his mother, Catharine Jones, was 25. He married Margaret Lewis about 1829, in Wales. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 12 daughters. He lived in Remsen, Remsen, Oneida, New York, United States for about 5 years and Castle Dale, Emery, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 29 October 1904, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Griffith Rees Griffiths
1805–1904
Margaret Lewis
1809–
Marriage: about 1829
Robert Griffiths
1830–
Joannah Griffiths
1831–
Griffith Griffiths
1833–
Robert R. Griffiths
1840–
Jennet Griffiths
1846–
Elizabeth Griffiths
1847–
Margaret Griffiths
1853–
Jo Anna Griffiths
1855–
Hugh Griffiths
1834–
Margaret Griffiths
1837–
Anne Griffiths
1838–
Mary Griffiths
1840–
Griffith Griffiths
1841–1919
William H. Griffiths
1843–1917
John Edward Griffiths
1844–
Elizabeth Griffiths
1844–
Mary Griffiths
1846–
Margaret Griffiths
1846–
David G. Griffiths
1848–1898
Ann Griffiths
1852–

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World Events (8)

1808
Age 3
Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812
Age 7
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
Age 26
Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.

Name Meaning

Welsh: patronymic from Griffith .

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

Possible Related Names

Griffis
Griffitts
Griffith

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Jane Hunter history by Granddaughter Bessie Robertson

Jane Hunter Robertson was born 07 August 1809 in Rockingham, Richmond, North Carolina, USA. She was the daughter of James Hunter and Margaret Phipps. During the early 1800's in North Carolina, it was …

Sources (41)

  • Griffith Griffiths in household of Thos Griffiths, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Griffith Griffith, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Griffith R Griffiths, "United States Census, 1850"

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