Vester Kaster Griffith

8 January 1909–31 December 1995 (Age 87)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Vester Kaster

When Vester Kaster Griffith was born on 8 January 1909, in Iowa, United States, his father, Arthur Corina Griffith, was 22 and his mother, Anna Rose Kaster, was 23. He lived in Union, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Highland Township, Union, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 31 December 1995, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Graceland Cemetery, Creston, Union, Iowa, United States.

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Vester Kaster Griffith
Wayne Ruth Clark

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    Paul A Griffith


    Pauline Anna Griffith


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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 4

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief’, ‘lord’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Victor Griffith in household of Arthur Griffith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vester Griffeth in household of Aurther Griffeth, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vester K Griffith in household of Arthur C Griffith, "United States Census, 1940"

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