Robert Marshall Griffee

Male7 April 1851–6 December 1925

Brief Life History of Robert Marshall

When Robert Marshall Griffee was born on 7 April 1851, in Meade, Kentucky, United States, his father, Edward G Griffee, was 31 and his mother, Rebecca Ann Powell, was 27. He married Mary E. Shelton on 6 October 1874, in Harrison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 4, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Magisterial District 2 Brandenburg, Meade, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 6 December 1925, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Powell Cemetery, Ekron, Meade, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Marshall Griffee
Mary E. Shelton
Marriage: 6 October 1874
Adeline M Shelton Griffee
John Mason Griffee
Edward Lee Griffee
Dora Griffee
Maud E. Griffee

Sources (35)

  • Robert Griffee in household of G A Graham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Robert Marshall Griffee, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Robert M. Griffee, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1962"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1874Harrison, Indiana, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Male Atkins, 10 Jan 1854


    Age 12

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 21

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gríobhtha (see Griffin ).

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

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