Sarah A. Griffin

Brief Life History of Sarah A.

When Sarah A. Griffin was born in September 1836, in New York, United States, her father, James Guffin, was 46 and her mother, Maria Karker, was 41. She married John William Tribbey on 27 July 1854, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Argos, Walnut Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Walnut Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died after 1905, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Tribbey
1824–1862
Sarah A. Griffin
1836–1905
Marriage: 27 July 1854
Clara Alice Tribbey
1855–1925
Melvin Edward Tribbey
1857–1911
William Everett Tribbey
1859–1881
Marquis Tribbey
1861–1920

Sources (12)

  • Sarah Tribby in household of J W Tribby, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Ann Griffen, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"
  • Tubbey in entry for Melvin E. Tubbey, "Minnesota, Death Records and Certificates, 1900-1955"

World Events (8)

1846

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

1851

Historical Boundaries: 1851: Marshall, Indiana, United States

1856

Historical Boundaries: 1856: Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Gruffin, Griffin, a pet form of Middle Welsh Gruffudd. In the Welsh border counties this name was introduced directly from Welsh, and in the eastern counties of England by Bretons from France who came over with the Norman conquest.

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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