Lucinda Griffin

6 May 1852–24 April 1928 (Age 75)
Henderson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Lucinda

When Lucinda Griffin was born on 6 May 1852, in Henderson, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jesse B Griffin, was 53 and her mother, Susan Robertson, was 45. She married William John Connaway on 25 February 1875, in Henderson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 24 April 1928, in Spottsville, Henderson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

William John Connaway
Lucinda Griffin
Marriage: 25 February 1875
Thomas Conaway
William N Conaway

Spouse and Children

    William John Connaway



25 February 1875
Henderson, Kentucky, United States


    Thomas Conaway


    William N Conaway


Parents and Siblings


    Susan Robertson




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 9

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucey Conaway in household of Wm Conaway, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lucy F Griffin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Lucy Griffin in entry for William N. Conaway and Mermon Armistead, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"

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