Benjamin Griffin

Male7 August 1746–11 November 1748

Brief Life History 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
Hannah Chandler
Hannah Griffin
Ebenezer Griffin
Sarah Griffin
Lucy Griffin
Méhitable Griffin
Mary Griffin
Benjamin Griffin
Nathaniel Griffin
Olive Griffin
Benjamin Griffin

Sources (6)

  • Benjamin Griffin, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Benjamin Griffin, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Benjamin Griffin, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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Siblings (10)

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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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