Alice Griffin

January 1898–27 September 1967 (Age 69)
Union, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Alice

Alice Griffin was born in January 1898, in Union, North Carolina, United States. She married Emsley Griffin on 4 September 1911, in Buford Township, Union, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Buford Township, Union, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Pageland, Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States in 1920. She died on 27 September 1967, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States.

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Emsley Griffin
1889–1943
Alice Griffin
1898–1967
Marriage: 4 September 1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 September 1911
Buford Township, Union, North Carolina, United States

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 0

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 18

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1917

Age 19

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • Alice Griffin in household of Emsley Griffin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alice Griffin in household of Burwell Griffin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alice Griffin in household of Burwell Griffin, "United States Census, 1900"

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