Nancy Griffin

28 April 1798–1827 (Age 28)
Adams, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Griffin was born on 28 April 1798, in Adams, Mississippi, United States, her father, Absalom Griffin, was 49 and her mother, Susannah Calliham, was 34. She married Bradford Bradley on 26 July 1821, in Adams, Mississippi, United States. She died in 1827, at the age of 29.

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Bradford Bradley
Nancy Griffin
Marriage: 26 July 1821

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    Bradford Bradley



26 July 1821
Adams, Mississippi, United States

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World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 10

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Griffin, "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911"
  • Book, The History of the Descendants of the Jersey Settlers, Adams County, MIssissippi
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy Griffin - Published information: birth: 28 April 1798; Adams, Mississippi, United States

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