Sarah Adell Griffith

18 May 1918–20 October 1962 (Age 44)
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah Adell

When Sarah Adell Griffith was born on 18 May 1918, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Harold Griffith, was 23 and her mother, Ethel Cox, was 22. She married Charles Frederick McBride on 3 August 1940, in Saint Matthews, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Middletown, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 1, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 20 October 1962, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Middletown, Russell, Kentucky, United States.

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Charles Frederick McBride
Sarah Adell Griffith
Marriage: 3 August 1940

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    Charles Frederick McBride



3 August 1940
Saint Matthews, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 8

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 13

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief’, ‘lord’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Griffith in household of Ethel Griffith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah Griffith in household of Harold Griffith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah A Griffith in household of Harold Griffith, "United States Census, 1930"

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