Jennie Griffin Or Griffing

May 1876–
Orient, Suffolk, NY.

The Life of Jennie

When Jennie Griffin Or Griffing was born in May 1876, her father, James J. Griffin, was 28 and her mother, Mary Riley, was 23.

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Family Time Line

James J. Griffin
1847–
Mary Riley
1853–
Lenora Griffin
1875–
Jennie Griffin Or Griffing
1876–
Edmund Griffin
1878–

Parents and Siblings

    James J. Griffin

    Male1847–Male

    Mary Riley

    Female1853–Female

siblings

(3)

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from a medieval Latinized form, Griffinus, of the Welsh personal name Gruffudd ( see Griffith ).2 English: nickname for a fierce or dangerous person, from Middle English griffin ‘gryphon’ (from Latin gryphus, Greek gryps, of Assyrian origin).3 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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