Margaret Mae Griffin

10 May 1899–30 January 1985 (Age 85)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Margaret Mae

When Margaret Mae Griffin was born on 10 May 1899, in Missouri, United States, her father, David C Griffin, was 27 and her mother, Mary Victoria McHenry, was 27. She married Augustine T. Yoachum on 27 June 1928, in New Plymouth, Payette, Idaho, United States. She lived in West Emmett Election Precinct, Gem, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Ashland, Jackson, Oregon, United States in 1960. She died on 30 January 1985, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Ontario, Malheur, Oregon, United States.

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Augustine T. Yoachum
Margaret Mae Griffin
Marriage: 27 June 1928

Spouse and Children

27 June 1928
New Plymouth, Payette, Idaho, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Victoria McHenry




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World Events (8)

1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 5

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 12

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • May Griffin in household of David C Griffin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mae Griffin in household of David C Griffin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margarete Griffin in household of David Griffin, "United States Census, 1920"

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