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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Alphan or Alphard Theophilus Griner
Elizabeth Palmer
Seabourn B. Griner
Henrietta Griner
Harmon Richard Griner
Helen Cleveland Griner
Benjamin Franklin Griner
Lessie Lena Griner
Landon Dock Griner
George E Griner
Mattie Griner
Lillian Griner
John Griner

Parents and Siblings

    Alphan or Alphard Theophilus Griner





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World Events (8)


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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