Edgar H. Griffin

Male16 January 1880–17 January 1956

Brief Life History of Edgar H.

When Edgar H. Griffin was born on 16 January 1880, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Nelson Griffin, was 47 and his mother, Helen Artimisa Hunt, was 34. He married Laura May Cummins on 3 January 1900, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Corbin, Whitley, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Civil District 2, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 17 January 1956, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edgar H. Griffin
1880–1956
Laura May Cummins
1882–1911
Marriage: 3 January 1900
Rex Hobson Griffin
1901–1918

Sources (13)

  • E H Griffin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Edgar GRIFFIN - birth: January 1880; Kentucky, United States
  • Edgar Griffin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 January 1900Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1892 · The Radio is invented

    Age 12

    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 20

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    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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