Rufus D Griffith

about 1845–19 May 1881 (Age 36)
Boggs Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rufus D

When Rufus D Griffith was born about 1845, in Boggs Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Griffith Griffith, was 33 and his mother, Letticia Stratton, was 30. He married Nancy E. Stanley on 29 December 1867. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 19 May 1881, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Rufus D Griffith
1845–1881
Nancy E. Stanley
1848–
Marriage: 29 December 1867
Mary Gertrude Griffith
1869–1895
Thomas E. Griffith
1874–1941
Marjory Alta Griffith
1876–1920
George Griffith
1879–

Spouse and Children

    Male1845–1881Male

    Nancy E. Stanley

    Female1848–Female

MARRIAGE
29 December 1867
children

(4)

    Mary Gertrude Griffith

    Female1869–1895Female

    Male1874–1941Male

    Marjory Alta Griffith

    Female1876–1920Female

    George Griffith

    Male1879–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Griffith Griffith

    Male1812–Male

    Letticia Stratton

    Female1815–Female

siblings

(4)

    Mary E. Griffith

    Female1841–1922Female

    Thomas Griffith

    Male1842–Male

    Male1845–1881Male

    Female1848–1936Female

World Events (7)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 18

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief’, ‘lord’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rufus Griffith in household of Griffith Griffith, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rufus D Griffeth, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rufus Griffith, "United States Census, 1880"

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