David Robert Griffith

27 June 1896–28 June 1967 (Age 71)
Ravenden Springs, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of David Robert

When David Robert Griffith was born on 27 June 1896, in Ravenden Springs, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States, his father, Alfred Andrew Griffith, was 28 and his mother, Mary Adeline Isabell Neal, was 25. He married Addie Belle Cook on 26 October 1919, in Randolph, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Janes Creek Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Hector Township, Mississippi, Arkansas, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 28 June 1967, in Randolph, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ravenden Springs, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Robert Griffith
Addie Belle Cook
Marriage: 26 October 1919
Alfred Benjamin Griffith
George Robert Griffith
David Neil Griffith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1919Randolph, Arkansas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice
    Age 8
    Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 20
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    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.

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    Sources (17)

    • David R Griffith, "United States Census, 1940"
    • David Griffith in entry for George R Griffith and Ann Clark, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • David Robert Griffith, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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