David Peyton Griffith

8 February 1909–20 October 1981 (Age 72)
Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas, United States

The Life of David Peyton

When David Peyton Griffith was born on 8 February 1909, in Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas, United States, his father, David A Griffith, was 30 and his mother, Clara Mae Baten, was 25. He married Millie Leona Harrison on 12 September 1926, in Stephens, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Boston Township, Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 1, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 20 October 1981, in Sweetwater, Nolan, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Sweetwater, Nolan, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Peyton Griffith
Millie Leona Harrison
Marriage: 12 September 1926
David Ernest Griffith
Betty Joyce Griffith
Patricia Jean Griffith

Spouse and Children

12 September 1926
Stephens, Texas, United States


    David Ernest Griffith



    Patricia Jean Griffith


Parents and Siblings

    David A Griffith


    Clara Mae Baten




World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 16

Historical Boundaries - 1925: Pinal, Arizona, United States

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Peyton Griffith in household of Earnest Harrison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David Griffith in household of David Griffith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Peyton Griffith in household of David Griffith, "United States Census, 1920"

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