George G Griffith

28 January 1768–27 January 1854 (Age 85)
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of George G

When George G Griffith was born on 28 January 1768, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Lemuel Griffith, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Potter, was 24. He married Lydia Taber on 17 June 1789, in Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 27 January 1854, in Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

George G Griffith
1768–1854
Lydia Taber
1770–1825
Marriage: 17 June 1789
Phillip Griffith
1790–1834
Lemuel Griffith
1796–
Daniel Griffith
1793–1868
Mary Griffith
1797–1885
Hiram Griffith
1800–1883
Benjamin Griffith
1802–1867
John Tabor Griffith
1805–1872
George Griffith
1807–1870
Gardner Griffith
1809–1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 June 1789
Rutland, Vermont, United States
children

(9)

    Phillip Griffith

    Male1790–1834Male

    Daniel Griffith

    Male1793–1868Male

    Lemuel Griffith

    Male1796–Male

    Mary Griffith

    Female1797–1885Female

    Hiram Griffith

    Male1800–1883Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1776

Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 8

"At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""
1791

Age 23

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

Welsh: 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

Sources (3)

  • George Griffith, "United States Census, 1840"
  • George Griffith, "United States Census, 1810"
  • George Griffith, "United States Census, 1850"

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