Ida Caroline Griffith

Brief Life History of Ida Caroline

When Ida Caroline Griffith was born on 7 January 1876, in Pollard, Escambia, Alabama, United States, her father, Isaac G Griffith, was 56 and her mother, Julia Ann C Hammond, was 39. She married John Presley McMahan Sr in 1900, in Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Beat 4, Harrison, Mississippi, United States in 1900 and Beat 2, Harrison, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 28 May 1961, in Gulfport, Harrison, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 85.

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John Presley McMahan Sr
1850–1915
Ida Caroline Griffith
1876–1961
Marriage: 1900
John Presley McMahan Jr
1901–1964
Willie Mae McMahan
1903–1962
Edna Oneita McMahan
1905–1974

Sources (8)

  • Ida Mcmahon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mrs. Ida McMahon, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • Ida Griffith, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (8)

1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Welsh (Carmarthenshire and western England): 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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