Arabella Griffith

4 September 1856–1910 (Age 53)
Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States

The Life of Arabella

When Arabella Griffith was born on 4 September 1856, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, her father, Uriah Griffith, was 45 and her mother, Mary Montgomery, was 40. She married Alfred John Bates on 18 January 1885, in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died in 1910, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Alfred John Bates
1846–1919
Arabella Griffith
1856–1910
Marriage: 18 January 1885
Hazel Belle Bate
1885–1962
Minnie M Bate
1888–1951

Spouse and Children

    Alfred John Bates

    Male1846–1919Male

    Female1856–1910Female

MARRIAGE
18 January 1885
Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States
children

(2)

    Hazel Belle Bate

    Female1885–1962Female

    Female1888–1951Female

Parents and Siblings

    Uriah Griffith

    Male1811–1901Male

    Mary Montgomery

    Female1816–1865Female

siblings

(10)

    William M. Griffith

    Male1841–Male

    Mary Elizabeth Griffith

    Female1843–1894Female

    Orlando C. Griffith

    Male1845–Male

    Andrew Charles Griffith

    Male1848–1878Male

    Female1851–1922Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 4

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 16

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief’, ‘lord’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Arabella Griffith in household of Urial Griffith, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Belle Griffeth in household of Uriah Griffeth, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Belle Griffith in household of Uriah Griffith, "United States Census, 1880"

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