Ewell Virgil Griffin

17 October 1909–13 October 1994 (Age 85)
Coffee, Alabama, United States

The Life of Ewell Virgil

When Ewell Virgil Griffin was born on 17 October 1909, in Coffee, Alabama, United States, his father, William Lafayette Griffin, was 27 and his mother, Audie Franklin Thomas, was 22. He had at least 1 daughter. He lived in Geneva, Alabama, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 8 Grant, Coffee, Alabama, United States for about 20 years. He died on 13 October 1994, in Enterprise, Coffee, Alabama, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Dale, Alabama, United States.

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William Lafayette Griffin
Audie Franklin Thomas
Lehman Griffin
Ewell Virgil Griffin
Reba Griffin

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 3

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Ewell V Griffin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Euell Griffin in household of W L Griffin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ewell Griffin in household of W L Griffin, "United States Census, 1920"

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