Thomas Griffin or Griffith

1793–
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Griffin or Griffith was born about 1793, in South Carolina, United States as the son of Griffith. He married Sally Reynolds in 1819, in Monington, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Griffin or Griffith
1793–
Sally Reynolds
1797–
Marriage: 1819
Patsy Griffin
1820–
Mary Griffin
1822–
Catherine Griffin
1825–
Nancy Griffin
1834–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1819
Monington, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom
children

(4)

Parents & Siblings

  • Griffith

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siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 29

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 32

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

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