Deloris Griffin Meaux

10 November 1941–9 March 2012 (Age 70)
Benton, Saline, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Deloris Griffin

When Deloris Griffin Meaux was born on 10 November 1941, in Benton, Saline, Arkansas, United States, her father, Noah Monroe Griffin, was 44 and her mother, Edith Halsted Starks, was 32. She died on 9 March 2012, in Port Arthur, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Noah Monroe Griffin
Edith Halsted Starks
Alice Griffin Bean
Alice Griffin
Harvey Griffin
Stella Mae Griffin
Nettie Gertrude Griffin
Alberta Ann Griffin
Deloris Griffin Meaux
James William Griffin
Patsey Griffin

Parents and Siblings



    Alice Griffin Bean


    Alice Griffin


    Harvey Griffin



    Nettie Gertrude Griffin


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World Events (8)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 8

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

Age 19

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

French: habitational name from a place in Seine-et-Marne, so named from the Gaulish tribal name Meldi, or from Meaux-la-Montagne in Rhône.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Deloris Meaux, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Deloris Meaux in entry for Mrs Stella Mae Keene, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Deloris Or Grandmaw Or Aunt Dee Griffin Meaux, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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