Alta Rawls Griffith

23 January 1906–5 January 1986 (Age 79)
Shelby, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Alta Rawls

When Alta Rawls Griffith was born on 23 January 1906, in Shelby, Texas, United States, her father, Oscar Neal Griffith, was 44 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Jenkins, was 32. She died on 5 January 1986, in Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Neal Griffith
1861–1949
Mary Elizabeth Jenkins
1874–1918
Gertrude Griffith
1893–
Mary Martha Maranda Griffith
1895–1978
Lorenza Dow Griffith
1897–1981
Estha Griffith
1899–
Maggie Griffith
1899–1901
Reva Esther Griffith
1899–1977
Cecil Faye Griffith
1902–1978
Jesse James Dalton Griffith
1904–1983
Alta Rawls Griffith
1906–1986
Zed Kenneth Griffith
1908–1983
Haley Jane Griffith
1909–1909
Daisy Odell Griffith
1911–1978
Martin Dies Griffith
1912–1984
Eloise Ray Griffith
1914–1957
Tattie Elizabeth Griffith
1916–1916

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections
Age 1
The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York
Age 8
Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1927
Age 21
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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.

Possible Related Names

Griffieth
Griff
Kerfoot
Griffes
Griffeth
Griffiths
Griffth
Griffitt

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Alta Rawls Griffith - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Alta Rawls Griffith

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