William D Griffith

Male15 April 1840–14 November 1924

Brief Life History of William D

William D Griffith was born on 15 April 1840, in Nefyn, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom as the son of William Griffith. He had at least 2 sons with Mary Elizabeth Griffith. He died on 14 November 1924, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Denver, Colorado, United States.

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William D Griffith
Mary Elizabeth Griffith
John Henry Griffith
William G Griffith

Sources (14)

  • William D Griffith in household of John H Griffith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812
  • William D Griffith, "Find A Grave Index"

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Children (2)

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.


Age 18

Historical Boundaries: 1858: Arapahoe, Kansas Territory, United States 1859: Montana, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1861: Colorado Territory, United States 1861: Arapahoe, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: Arapahoe, Colorado, United States 1902: Denver, Colorado, United States [Denver is a City-County]


Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Welsh (Carmarthenshire and western England): from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief, lord’.

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

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