Ralph Charles Griffith Jr

11 January 1927–30 October 1970 (Age 43)
Meadowbrook, Harrison, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Ralph Charles

When Ralph Charles Griffith Jr was born on 11 January 1927, in Meadowbrook, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, his father, Ralph Charles Griffith, was 22 and his mother, Florence Fay Drain, was 19. He married Dora Delle Radcliff on 14 October 1950, in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Barbour, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Pleasant District, Barbour, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 30 October 1970, in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Charles Griffith Jr
1927–1970
Dora Delle Radcliff
1922–2008
Marriage: 14 October 1950
Carolyn Sue Griffith
1947–
Vicki Jo Griffith
1959–2008

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 October 1950Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1929
    Age 2
    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.
    1931
    Age 4
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
    1941
    Age 14
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh (Carmarthenshire and western England): 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.

    Possible Related Names

    Griffieth
    Griff
    Kerfoot
    Griffes
    Griffeth
    Griffiths
    Griffth
    Griffitt

    Sources (15)

    • Ralph C Griffith in household of Ralph C Griffith, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Ralph C Griffith in entry for Larry Glenn Griffith and Patricia Ann Phares, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
    • Charles Griffith in household of Ralph Griffith, "United States Census, 1940"

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