William Griffith


Brief Life History of William

When William Griffith was born in 1782, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, his father, Abel Morgan Griffith, was 47 and his mother, Barbara Owen, was 44. He married Jemima Tanumah Jones on 29 January 1805, in Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1824, in Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, United States, at the age of 42.

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William Griffith
Jemima Tanumah Jones
Marriage: 29 January 1805
Lydia Griffith
Calvin Griffith
William Griffith
Catherine Griffith

Sources (5)

  • Wm Griffith, "United States Census, 1810"
  • William Griffith, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Unknown in entry for William Frederick, "District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1961"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1805Augusta, Virginia, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 1

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1788 · Becomes the 10th state

    Age 6

    On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 12

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    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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