Luke Griffin

about 1724–
Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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

Spouse and Children

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


    +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

    1 Welsh: from a medieval Latinized form, Griffinus, of the Welsh personal name Gruffudd ( see Griffith ).2 English: nickname for a fierce or dangerous person, from Middle English griffin ‘gryphon’ (from Latin gryphus, Greek gryps, of Assyrian origin).3 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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    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"

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