Harry S Griffin

16 May 1875–15 October 1878 (Age 3)
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Harry S

When Harry S Griffin was born on 16 May 1875, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John H Griffin, was 24 and his mother, Anna Emma Hanscom, was 24. He died on 15 October 1878, at the age of 3, and was buried in South Berwick, York, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

John H Griffin
1851–1934
Anna Emma Hanscom
1851–
Claude L Griffin
1873–1878
Harry S Griffin
1875–1878

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (2)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from a medieval Latinized form, Griffinus, of the Welsh personal name Gruffudd ( see Griffith ).2 English: nickname for a fierce or dangerous person, from Middle English griffin ‘gryphon’ (from Latin gryphus, Greek gryps, of Assyrian origin).3 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.

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  • Harry S. Griffin, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Harry S Griffin, "Find A Grave Index"

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