William Griffin

1772–20 August 1836 (Age 64)
Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of William

When William Griffin was born in 1772, in Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Adam Griffin I, was 31 and his mother, Deborah Bedford, was 28. He married Amy Willets on 22 April 1796, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 20 August 1836, in Ellenville, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Old Ellenville Cemetery, Ellenville, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Griffin
1772–1836
Amy Willets
1776–1845
Marriage: 22 April 1796
George Smith Griffin
1795–1885
Mariam Griffin
1797–1884
Willet Griffin Sr
1799–1869
Deborah Griffin
1801–1868
Mary Ann Griffin
1803–1883
Rachel J Griffin
1806–1864
Oliver Griffin
1808–1886
Margaret Griffin
1810–1882
Elizabeth S Griffin
1813–1875
Sarah Griffin
1815–1837
Susan Griffin
1818–1844
Hannah Griffin
1820–1911

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 April 1796New York, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 4
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 4
    New York is the 11th state.
    1789
    Age 17
    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Griffing
    Griffee
    Griffy
    Griffey
    Griffen

    Sources (1)

    • William Griffin, "Find A Grave Index"

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