Margaret Griffith

18 February 1703–1 August 1760 (Age 57)
Gulph Mills, Upper Merion Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Griffith was born on 18 February 1703, in Gulph Mills, Upper Merion Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States. She married Evan Abevan on 19 March 1722, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 1 August 1760, in Blockley Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Evan Abevan
1679–1728
Margaret Griffith
1703–1760
Marriage: 19 March 1722
Edward Abevan
1704–
Jane Abevan
1723–1796
Robert Evans
1725–1726
Thomas Evans
1727–
Katherine Evans
1728–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 March 1722
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
children

(5)

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Griffith in entry for Evan Abevan, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Margaret Griffith, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Margaret Griffith, "Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976"

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