Griffith Merworth

1899–16 January 1966 (Age 67)
Texas, United States

The Life of Griffith

When Griffith Merworth was born in 1899, in Texas, United States, his father, John Calvin Merworth, was 52 and his mother, Cynthia Louise Hawley, was 34. He had at least 2 daughters with Lola Belle Reeves. He lived in Harrison, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Harrison, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 16 January 1966, in Jacksonville, Cherokee, Texas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Texas, Aurora, Center Township, Dearborn, Indiana, United States.

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Griffith Merworth
Lola Belle Reeves
Frances Louise Merworth
Helen Lorene Merworth

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    Frances Louise Merworth


    Helen Lorene Merworth


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World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 2

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 7

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 18

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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Sources (3)

  • Griffin Merworth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Griff A Merworth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Griffith Merworth in household of John C Merworth, "United States Census, 1900"

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