Patrick T. Griffin

19 March 1870–13 July 1953 (Age 83)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Patrick T.

When Patrick T. Griffin was born on 19 March 1870, in Nebraska, United States, his father, John Griffin, was 29 and his mother, Mary Burns, was 32. He married Sarah Mallon on 27 April 1909, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. He lived in Plattsmouth, Cass, Nebraska, United States in 1880. He died on 13 July 1953, at the age of 83.

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Patrick T. Griffin
Sarah Mallon
Marriage: 27 April 1909

Spouse and Children

27 April 1909
Lucas, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Griffin


    Mary Burns




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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Patrick Griffin in household of John Griffin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Patrick Griffin, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Patrick Griffin, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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