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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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Griffin
1705–1785
Hannah Chandler
1713–1772
Hannah Griffin
1732–1795
Ebenezer Griffin
1734–1807
Sarah Griffin
1736–1806
Lucy Griffin
1737–1824
Méhitable Griffin
1741–1823
Mary Griffin
1744–1812
Benjamin Griffin
1746–1748
Nathaniel Griffin
1748–1754
Olive Griffin
1751–1828
Benjamin Griffin
1754–1788

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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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