Hannah Griffin

11 March 1675–
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Griffin was born on 11 March 1675, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nathaniel Griffin, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Ring, was 23. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1675.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Griffin
1647–
Elizabeth Ring
1652–1738
Elizabeth Griffen
1672–
Joseph Griffin
1672–
Hannah Griffin
1675–
Elizabeth Griffin
1682–
Mariah Griffen
1686–1720
Judith Griffin
1689–

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World Events (2)

1776
Age 101
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
Age 101
"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

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 (7)

  • Hannah Griffyn, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Hannah Griffin, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Hannah Griffyn, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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