Arabella Griffith

Brief Life History 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, and was buried in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States.

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

Sources (7)

  • Arabella Griffith in household of Urial Griffith, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anabella Griffith, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Arabelle Griffith Bate, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

Welsh (Carmarthenshire and western England): 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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