Arabella Griffith

Female4 September 1856–1910

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.

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Alfred John Bates
Arabella Griffith
Marriage: 18 January 1885
Hazel Belle Bate
Minnie M Bate

Sources (5)

  • Arabella Griffith in household of Urial Griffith, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Belle Griffeth in household of Uriah Griffeth, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Arabella Griffith, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1885Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

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


    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 (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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