Luke Griffin

Maleabout 1724–

Brief Life History of Luke

Luke Griffin was born about 1724, in Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Elizabeth Flack on 6 October 1751, in Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter.

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Luke Griffin
Elizabeth Flack
Marriage: 6 October 1751
Luke Griffin
Thomas Griffin
Robert Griffin
William Griffin
Mary Griffin
John Griffin

Sources (12)

  • Luke Griffin in entry for John, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Luke Griffin in entry for Mary, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Luke Griffin in entry for William, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1751Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (4)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 77

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 84

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


    Age 91

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: from the personal name Gruffin, Griffin, a pet form of Middle Welsh Gruffudd. In the Welsh border counties this name was introduced directly from Welsh, and in the eastern counties of England by Bretons from France who came over with the Norman conquest.

    Irish: Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Ó Gríobhtha ‘descendant of Gríobhtha’, a personal name from gríobh ‘gryphon’.

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

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