Beatrice Mildred Griffin

5 April 1921–16 August 2003 (Age 82)
Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States

The Life of Beatrice Mildred

When Beatrice Mildred Griffin was born on 5 April 1921, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, her father, Henry Richard Griffin, was 43 and her mother, Sarah Jane Smith, was 35. She married Walter Arthur Kerby on 27 April 1941, in New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Supervisorial District 1, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 16 August 2003, in Genola, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Arthur Kerby
1918–2000
Beatrice Mildred Griffin
1921–2003
Marriage: 27 April 1941
Jacqueline Kerby
1942–1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 April 1941
New Mexico, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Age 1

Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mildred Beatrice Griffin Kerby en la familia de Walter Arthur Kerby, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mildred Beatrice Griffin Kerby in household of Walter Aurthur Kerby, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Beatrice Griffin in household of Henry R Griffin, "United States Census, 1940"

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