James Foreman Griggs

9 March 1874–2 May 1942 (Age 68)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of James Foreman

When James Foreman Griggs was born on 9 March 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Thomas Cott Griggs, was 28 and his mother, Jeanette Scott Ure, was 23. He married Maude Eudora Pratt on 22 April 1897, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Driggs, Teton, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1935. He died on 2 May 1942, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Foreman Griggs
Maude Eudora Pratt
Marriage: 22 April 1897
Ethelwynne Pratt Griggs
Lucille May Griggs
Miss Griggs
James Preston Griggs
Thomas Cott Griggs
Wanda Estelle Griggs
Laron Pratt Griggs
Eudora Pearl Griggs

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 April 1897Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 1
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1876 · Colorado becomes a State
    Age 2
    On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.
    Age 20
    Historical Boundaries 1894: Fremont, Idaho, United States 1913: Madison, Idaho, United States 1915: Teton, Idaho, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (southeastern): from the Middle English personal name Grig, a pet form of Gregory (compare Gregg ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (60)

    • Jas Griggs in entry for Lucile May Griggs, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • James F Griggs, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • James F in entry for Reubin Ray Wilkins and Eudora Pearl Griggs, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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