Patison Delos Griffeth I

3 January 1824–11 May 1901 (Age 77)
Barre, Orleans, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Patison Delos

When Patison Delos Griffeth I was born on 3 January 1824, in Barre, Orleans, New York, United States, his father, Judah Griffeth, was 28 and his mother, Mariah Rockwell, was 23. He married Elizabeth Ann Carson on 26 April 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 11 May 1901, in Grover, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Grover Cemetery, Grover, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Patison Delos Griffeth I
Sarah Elizabeth Gibson
Marriage: 7 February 1863
Sarah Angeline Griffeth
Charles Henery Griffeth
William Arden Griffeth
Susan Emeline Griffeth
Eleanor Elizabeth Griffeth
Milton Edgar Griffeth
Anciel Fernando Griffeth
Eva May Griffeth
Ina Mariah Griffeth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 February 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 3
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Griffith .

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

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    Story Highlight


    Patison was the oldest of the family of five boys and five girls. His father was a farmer. At one time they owned a grove of sugar maple, from which they made and sold maple syrup. The syrup had to …

    Sources (60)

    • Patterson D Griffith, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Patterson D. Griffith, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Paterson Griffith in entry for Sarah Angeline Kirby, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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