Benjamin Griffin

7 August 1746–11 November 1748 (Age 2)
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Griffin was born on 7 August 1746, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, Ebenezer Griffin, was 40 and his mother, Hannah Chandler, was 33. He died on 11 November 1748, in Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 2, and was buried in North Cemetery, Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Ebenezer Griffin
Hannah Chandler
Hannah Griffin
Ebenezer Griffin
Sarah Griffin
Lucy Griffin
Méhitable Griffin
Mary Griffin
Benjamin Griffin
Nathaniel Griffin
Olive Griffin
Benjamin Griffin

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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 (3)

  • Benjamin Griffin, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Benjamin Griffin, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Benjamin Griffin, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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