Ethel Dorothy Markle

Female5 June 1902–28 March 1972

Brief Life History of Ethel Dorothy

When Ethel Dorothy Markle was born on 5 June 1902, in Clay, West Virginia, United States, her father, Daniel Webster Markle, was 44 and her mother, Margaret Susan Grose, was 39. She married Eric Vaughn Griffith on 26 December 1929, in Guernsey, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Clay, Clay, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Henry District, Clay, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 28 March 1972, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eric Vaughn Griffith
Ethel Dorothy Markle
Marriage: 26 December 1929
David Darrell Griffith
William Paul Griffith
Charles Eric Griffith
Douglas McArthur Griffith

Sources (6)

  • Ethel Griffith in household of Eric Griffith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel Markle, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Ethel Dorothy Markle Griffith, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1929Guernsey, Ohio, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 1

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.


    Age 2

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 21

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English: habitational name from Markle in Lothian, Scotland, or from Much Marcle or Little Marcle in Herefordshire, England, named in Old English with mearc ‘boundary’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

    Americanized form of German Markel 1, Markl 1, Merkel , Merkl , or Merkle , names which are, with the exception of the first one, also found in Alsace and Lorraine in France.

    Jewish (American): variant of Markel 2.

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

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