Helen Cleveland Griner

July 1885–before 1920 (Age 34)
Mitchell, Georgia, United States

The Life of Helen Cleveland

When Helen Cleveland Griner was born in July 1885, in Mitchell, Georgia, United States, her father, Alphan or Alphard Theophilus Griner, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Palmer, was 23. She lived in District 1373, Colquitt, Georgia, United States in 1900. She died before 1920, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

Alphan or Alphard Theophilus Griner
1858–1920
Elizabeth Palmer
1861–
Seabourn B. Griner
1878–1942
Henrietta Griner
1880–1924
Harmon Richard Griner
1883–1964
Helen Cleveland Griner
1885–1920
Benjamin Franklin Griner
1888–1943
Lessie Lena Griner
1890–1983
Landon Dock Griner
1891–1967
George E Griner
1894–1960
Mattie Griner
1897–
Lillian Griner
1899–1939
John Griner
1902–

Parents and Siblings

    Alphan or Alphard Theophilus Griner

    Male1858–1920Male

    Female1861–Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 8

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 11

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German Greiner .2 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from an inflected form of Yiddish grin ‘green’ ( see Green ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Cleveland Griner in household of O D Griner, "United States Census, 1900"

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