Griffith (surname)

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Griffith (surname)
Notable members Mary, Rachael, Elisha, Benjamin, Elizabeth, John, Alfred, Evan (?), and Rebecca (?) Griffith
Name origin and meaning Welsh, composed of the words 'griff' (originally 'grudd,' meaning 'strong grip') and 'ith' (originally 'udd,' meaning 'chief' or 'lord')

Name Meaning & Origin[edit | edit source]

Cemetery records[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

• 1865 Illinois State Census for Elisha Griffith in Bond Co, IL • 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 US Census for Charles Haverstock Griffith in Bond Co, IL • 1860, 1870 and 1880 US Census for Edward Trigo/Trego in Crawford Co, IL and Johnson Co, MO

  • I am still not sure of the relationship between Mary Griffith and the two young teens (Elizabeth and Rachael) residing with her in the 1850 US Census. I am only guessing Mary is a grandmother. It is possible she is related differently. I am hoping that some additional answers may be discovered for you in Bond Co, IL.

Land records[edit | edit source]

  • Wayne County, Ohio Land Deeds involving Benjamin Griffith and Elisha Griffith

• Wayne County, Ohio Land Deed for Elizabeth Griffith, brother to John Griffith and daughter to Evan and Rebecca Griffith. I believe this is a collateral line to Mary Griffith, possible grandmother to Elisabeth and Rachael Griffith.

Tax list records[edit | edit source]

Vital records[edit | edit source]

Birth[edit | edit source]

Burial[edit | edit source]

  • Wayne County, OH Burial Records for the Griffith family

Death[edit | edit source]

  • Ohio Death Certificate for Rachel Griffith Huston

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Wills and Estates[edit | edit source]

  • Will abstracts for Benjamin Griffith, John Griffith, Alfred Griffith, Tobias Haverstock, and Archibald Haverstock
  • The Last Will and Testament of Benjamin Griffith Deceased