Mary Cathryn Griffith

20 November 1889–24 August 1984 (Age 94)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Cathryn

When Mary Cathryn Griffith was born on 20 November 1889, in Tennessee, United States, her father, William Uriah Griffith, was 32 and her mother, Mary Jane Romines, was 31. She married Oscar Columbus Simpson on 19 January 1919. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Poarch Township, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 24 August 1984, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Columbus Simpson
Mary Cathryn Griffith
Marriage: 19 January 1919
Rayma Simpson Marshall

Spouse and Children

19 January 1919


    Rayma Simpson Marshall


Parents and Siblings

    William Uriah Griffith





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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 18

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 27

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catherine Simpson in household of Oscar C Simpson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cathryn M Simpson in household of Oscar C Simpson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary C Griffith in household of William N Griffith, "United States Census, 1900"

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