Daniel Griffeth

9 January 1820–18 May 1907 (Age 87)
Florida, Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life of Daniel

Daniel Griffeth was born on 9 January 1820, in Florida, Montgomery, New York, United States as the son of Daniel Griffith and Louisa McNiel. He married Nancy Minerva Burgess Griffeth on 9 December 1849, in Oakland, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Cheyenne, Nebraska, United States in 1900. He died on 18 May 1907, in St. Louis, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Saint Louis, Gratiot, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Griffeth
1820–1907
Nancy Minerva Burgess Griffeth
1830–1915
Marriage: 9 December 1849
Mary Josephine Griffith
1852–1890
James A Griffith
1854–1913
Emory L. Griffeth
1855–1936
Mariah A. Griffith
1858–1936
Isadore Lodena Griffith
1861–1962
Hattie Adelle Griffith
1863–1924
Walter Griffith
1864–
Hiram Archie Griffeth
1865–1950
Archie R Griffeth
1866–
Nancy Madenca Griffeth
1867–1941
Deborah Griffith
1868–
Florence A. Griffeth
1872–1966
Daniel A. Griffeth
1873–1879
Griffeth
1875–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 December 1849
Oakland, Michigan, United States
children

(14)

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Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Griffith

    MaleMale

    Louisa McNiel

    Female–1830Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 7

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1846

Age 26

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Griffith .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Daniel Griffith, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Daniel Griffith, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Danl Griffith, "United States Census, 1870"

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