John Stephan Griffey

26 December 1879–1949 (Age 69)
Osceola, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Stephan

When John Stephan Griffey was born on 26 December 1879, in Osceola, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Michael Griffey, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Mullen, was 23. He married Kathryn Jane Cahill on 11 July 1904, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1949, in Collingswood, Haddon, Camden, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in New Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr, Camden, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Stephan Griffey
1879–1949
Kathryn Jane Cahill
1877–1936
Marriage: 11 July 1904
William Cahill Griffey M.D.
1905–1967
Margaret M Griffey
1907–
Margaret Griffey
1906–1969
Rev. John Stephen Griffey Jr.
1910–1994

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 July 1904
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(4)

    William Cahill Griffey M.D.

    Male1905–1967Male

    Margaret Griffey

    Female1906–1969Female

    Margaret M Griffey

    Female1907–Female

    Rev. John Stephen Griffey Jr.

    Male1910–1994Male

Parents and Siblings

    Michael Griffey

    Male1843–1932Male

    Margaret Mullen

    Female1856–1893Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1879–1949Male

    Female1881–1986Female

    James Griffey

    Male1883–Male

    Liguori Martin Griffey

    Male1885–Male

    Gertrude Griffey

    Female1886–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881

Age 2

John Philip Holland was an inventor famous for designing the world's first submarines. After previous designs were rejected, Holland eventually received funding from the Fenians for a short time. In 1881, the Fenian Ram was launched into the Passaic River in northern New Jersey, marking the first successful submarine launch in the world.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • John S Griffey, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"
  • John S Griffey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John S Griffey, "United States Census, 1930"

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