Mary Griffin

about 1857–7 February 1921 (Age 64)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Griffin was born about 1857, in Alabama, United States, her father, Bryant Glenn Griffin, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Ham, was 22. She married Elijah Creel on 23 December 1888, in Henry, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Fadette, Geneva, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Columbia, Florida, United States in 1930. She died on 7 February 1921, in Lake City, Columbia, Florida, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Creel
1860–1912
Mary Griffin
1857–1921
Marriage: 23 December 1888
Flemmie Dewitt Creel
1890–1960
James William Creel
1892–1990
Thomas Solomon Creel
1893–1975
Mary E Creel
1895–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 December 1888
Henry, Alabama, United States
children

(4)

    Flemmie Dewitt Creel

    Male1890–1960Male

    James William Creel

    Male1892–1990Male

    Thomas Solomon Creel

    Male1893–1975Male

    Mary E Creel

    Female1895–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Bryant Glenn Griffin

    Male1827–1909Male

    Elizabeth Ham

    Female1835–1920Female

siblings

(6)

    Elizabeth Griffon

    Female1855–Female

    Thomas Monroe Griffin

    Male1856–1929Male

    Female1857–1921Female

    Maud Emma Griffin

    Female1867–1927Female

    Female1867–1948Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1858

Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1858: Columbia, Florida, United States
1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 18

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Creal, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Creel in household of Benj E Creel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary E Creel in household of N E Creel, "United States Census, 1910"

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