George Andrew Griffeth

5 January 1849–29 December 1934 (Age 85)
Greenbush, Warren, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of George Andrew

When George Andrew Griffeth was born on 5 January 1849, in Greenbush, Warren, Illinois, United States, his father, Patison Delos Griffeth I, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Carson, was 26. He married Mary Elizabeth Thurman on 13 December 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Fairview, Oneida, Idaho, United States for about 10 years and Fairview, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 29 December 1934, in Dayton, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Hyde Park Cemetery, Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Andrew Griffeth
Mary Elizabeth Thurman
Marriage: 13 December 1869
George Andrew Griffeth Jr
Mary Eleanor Griffeth
Edward Thurman Griffeth
Elizabeth Irene Griffeth
Patison Delos Griffeth
Annie Estella Griffeth
Maria Gertrude Griffeth
Alice Albertie Griffeth
Myrtha Azuba Griffeth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 December 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 15
    Minor adjustments to boundaries of Oneida occurred in 1871, 1875, and 1877. Creation of Bingham County in 1885 left Oneida County with only 2,633 mi2, while creation of Franklin and Power Counties further reduced the county's area to 1,219 mi2 in 1913. Minor changes to boundaries occurred in 1917 and 1927 that gave Oneida County its present land area.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 23
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Griffith .

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

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    History of Fairview

    FAIRVIEW Commencing in the winter of 1869 P. D. Griffeth, Sr., and G. A. Griffeth, Sr., hauled the lumber to build the first house that was built in Fairview. Located on the Sim Inglet farm. The foll …

    Sources (23)

    • George Griffith in household of Patterson Griffith, "United States Census, 1850"
    • George Andrew Griffeth in entry for Patison Delos Griffeth, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • George Andrew Griffith, "United States Census, 1920"

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