Luther Griffith

1847–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Luther

When Luther Griffith was born in 1847, in Ohio, United States, his father, Matthew Griffith, was 38 and his mother, Lucinda Stewart, was 32. He lived in Bloomfield Township, Logan, Ohio, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Griffith
1809–1892
Lucinda Stewart
1815–1887
Margaret Griffith
1835–
Abner Griffith
1836–
William Griffith
1841–
David Oliver Giffin
1838–1920
Isaac Newton Giffen
1843–1891
Luther Griffith
1847–
Olive Elizabeth Giffin
1848–1926
Mary Anna Giffin
1850–

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 13

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 34

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.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Luther Giffin in household of Matthew Giffin, "United States Census, 1850"

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