Elbert Griffiths

9 March 1909–6 April 1983 (Age 74)
Fredonia, Coconino, Arizona, United States

The Life of Elbert

When Elbert Griffiths was born on 9 March 1909, in Fredonia, Coconino, Arizona, United States, his father, Reese Blaiden Griffiths, was 35 and his mother, Lucy Thea Jensen, was 25. He married Anna Rebecca Pointer on 29 December 1938, in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 6 April 1983, in Gila, Arizona, United States, at the age of 74.

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Elbert Griffiths
Anna Rebecca Pointer
Marriage: 29 December 1938
Jon Elbert Griffiths

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29 December 1938
Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · McKay-Dee Hospital Opens its Doors

Age 1

To honor Thomas D. Dee, his wife and her children built a hospital as a memorial to him. Located on 24th Street and Harrison the hospital served the community for 59 years. After it closed its doors in 1969, a new hospital was constructed near 39th street and Harrison in 1971. Located next to another hospital, the two hospitals ultimately merged together bearing both names of McKay, after David O. McKay, and Thomas Dee, to honor the hospital that served the surrounding area for many years. The McKay-Dee Hospital is still in operation but has moved from its original spot.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Welsh: patronymic from Griffith .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elbert Griffith in household of Lucy J Griffith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elbert Griffith in household of Lucy Griffith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elbert Griffith in household of Rees B Griffith, "United States Census, 1910"

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