Sarah Griffiths

21 May 1835–2 February 1892 (Age 56)
Llanarth, Cardiganshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Griffiths was born on 21 May 1835, in Llanarth, Cardiganshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Evan Griffiths, was 37 and her mother, Elinor Almeda Elizabeth Jones, was 46. She married John J Jones on 16 July 1856, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1862 and lived in Llanbardarn-trefeglwys, Cardiganshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851 and Cwmdare, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 2 February 1892, in Adamsville, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John J Jones
1836–1907
Sarah Griffiths
1835–1892
Marriage: 16 July 1856
John G Jones
1856–1932
Margaret Jane Jones
1858–1946
Evan D Jones
1860–1944
David Jones
1862–1865
Reese Jones
1864–1865
Joseph Jones
1866–1891
Sarah Ellen Jones
1867–1890
Thomas William Jones
1870–1942
Lewis Jones
1872–1891
Abraham George Jones
1874–1891
Catherine Elizabeth Jones
1876–1965

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 July 1856Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (11)

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    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1843
    Age 8
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1863
    Age 28
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh (Glamorgan and western England): Anglicized form of the patronymic (ap) Gruffudd, from Old Welsh Grippiud (see Griffith ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Griffis
    Griffitts
    Griffith

    Story Highlight

    Towns in Wales

    This is a link page for towns in Wales, 147 in total. In Wales, as in England and Northern Ireland, a town is any settlement which has received a charter of incorporation, more commonly known as a tow …

    Sources (38)

    • Sarah Griffiths in entry for Evan Jones, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Sarah Griffiths in household of Anne Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Sarah Griffiths in entry for Margaret Jones Tattersall, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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