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James Clayton Griffing

James Clayton Griffing

Male 1874 - 1954  (80 years)

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  • Name James Clayton Griffing 
    Born 1874  Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Linesville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    LnHholdGivenSurnameRelationGenderRaceBirthDateAgeStatusBirthPlaceBirthPlace
    of Father
    BirthPlace
    of Mother
    OccupationStreet
    ?180A.B.Griffingheadmalewhite185228marriedOhioConnecticutOhiocheese manufacturer
    ?180Edna L.Griffingwifefemalewhite185030marriedOhioConnecticutOhiokeeping house
    ?180Clayton J.Griffingsonmalewhite18755singleOhioOhioOhioat home
    ?180Zatella M.GriffingdaughterfemalewhiteOct8/12singlePennsylvaniaOhioOhio
      Transcript ID is  dbid=9999&iid=xswn_769   
    Census 1910  Linesville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    LnHholdGivenSurnameRelationGenderRaceBirthDateAgeStatusYears
    Married
    Children
    Born/Living
    BirthPlaceBirthPlace
    of Father
    BirthPlace
    of Mother
    Immigration
    Year
    Occupation
    ?105James C.Griffingheadmalewhite187535married14OhioOhioOhiocheese merchant
    ?105Sarah N.Griffingwifefemalewhite187634married1421PennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
    ?105Richard C.Griffingsonmalewhite19046singlePennsylvaniaOhioPennsylvania
    ?105LafayetteMcMillenfather-in-lawmalewhite184961widowPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaown income
      Transcript ID is  dbid=9999&iid=q7mt_770   
    Census 1920  Linesville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    LnHholdGivenSurnameRelationGenderRaceBirthDateAgeStatusBirthPlaceBirthPlace
    of Father
    BirthPlace
    of Mother
    Immigration
    Year
    OccupationVeteranStreet
    ?200Claton J.Griffingheadmalewhite187545marriedOhioOhioOhiocold storage salesman
    ?200NellieGriffingwifefemalewhite187743marriedPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
    ?200RichardGriffingsonmalewhite190416singlePennsylvaniaOhioPennsylvania
    ?200LafayeetMcMillenfathermalewhite184971widowedPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaretired
      Transcript ID is  dbid=9999&iid=dxv0_771   
    Census 1930  Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    LnHholdGivenSurnameRelationGenderRaceBirthDateAgeStatusBirthPlaceBirthPlace
    of Father
    BirthPlace
    of Mother
    Immigration
    Year
    OccupationVeteranStreet
    ?649James C.Griffingheadmalewhite187555marriedOhioOhioOhiobutter and egg wholesaler Shirley Drive
    ?649Nellie S.Griffingwifefemalewhite187654marriedPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaoffice assistant
    ?649Curtis R.Griffingsonmalewhite190426singlePennsylvaniaOhioPennsylvaniadentist in own practice
      Transcript ID is  dbid=9999&iid=kg35_772   
    Died 7 Nov 1954  Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • from a scrapbook at the Linesville Historical Society:
      MAN'S LIFE PARALLELS LCS' HISTORY
      Word was received Monday of the sudden death of J.C. (Clate) Griffing at his home in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He passed away at the North Broward Hospital in that place, Sunday, after a short illness. Mrs. Griffing is in poor health.
      Edward Griffing of Linesville and Griffing Garwood of Cleveland left Cleveland Monday night at 1:30 by plane for Ft. Lauderdale. They would arrive at their destination early Tuesday morning.
      The Griffings who moved to Erie after he retired in 1943 and had spent the winters in Ft. Lauderdale until three years ago when they made their Florida home a permanent place of residence.
      Mr. Griffing was 80 years old at the time of his death and he and Mrs. Griffing, the former Nellie McMillin of Conneaut Township, had spent a large part of their lives in Linesville, both having been born here.
      Mr. Griffing entered the first grade in the school building the year it was built in 1880, but which was vacated this year after serving the vicinity for 74 years. Being one of the first students he lived till the year it was abandoned. He had been a school director in years passed. Over a long period of years he was a member of the firm of AB Griffing & Sons, wholesale butter, eggs and cheese, Linesville, working both as salesman and in the plant. The business was discontinued in 1943 after half a century of successful operation in what is now the Peden Locker Plant.
      His parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Griffing, who had lived in Penn Street. The Griffing homestead was next to the Lowing homestead where the families lived side by side over a long period of years.
      Two brothers, Curtis A. Griffing, of Linesville; Howard A. Griffing of Cleveland; Mrs. Zatella Garwood of Linesville, survive.
      Surviving also is a daughter-in-law, Mrs. DW Schirmer and two grandchildren, James Griffing,in the army, and Priscilla at home with her mother in Miami, Florida.
      Funeral services and burial will be at Ft. Lauderdale.
    Buried After 7 Nov 1954  Lauderdale Memorial Park, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, z* - USA, Other Areas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Block 23, Row 16
    Person ID I24667  Local Families
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2015 

    Father Albert B. Griffing,   b. 27 Nov 1851, Rome Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1930, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Edna L. Wilmot,   b. 6 Jun 1850, Burton, Geauga County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1927, Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1872  Cherry Valley, Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • from the December 27, 1922 issue of the Linesville Herald:
      Mr. and Mrs. Albert B. Griffing, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Dec. 22, 1922, by receiving calls from their children, grandchildren, other relatives and neighbors at their home on Pine Street.
      Albert B. Griffing and Edna L. Wilmot were united in marriage at Cherry Valley, O., on Dec. 22, 1872, (missing) resided in that community until spring of 1874, when they moved to Summit county, O., where Mr. Griffing was employed as cheese maker. During the years 1875 and (missing) they resided in Wayne township, Ashtabula county, O, moving from there in the spring of 1877 to Linesville where they have since resided.
      This union was blessed with four children viz James Clayton, Zatella Marie, Curtis Andrew and Howard Albert Griffing, all of whom reside Linesville.
      Mr. and Mrs. Griffing are both natives of the state of Ohio. Mrs. Griffing was born at Burton, Geauga county, and Mr. Griffing in Rome township, Ashtabula county.
    Family ID F2899  Group Sheet

    Family Sara Nellie McMillen,   b. 1876, Conneaut Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1956, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1895  Conneaut Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • from a scrapbook at the Linesville Historical Society:
      GRIFFING-McMILLEN
      A very pretty wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. McMillen, in Conneaut township, Wednesday afternoon, October 2, 1895, at which time their daughter Nellie was married to Mr. J. Clayton Griffing.
      Promptly at 2:30 the contracting parties entered the room, accompanied by Mr. Clare Kent as best man, and Miss Marion Irvin, of Meadville as bridesmaid, Prof. Hugh Frey playing the wedding march.
      After the simple marriage service, at which Rev. O.R. Washburn of the Universalist church, officiated, a well served four-course dinner was partaken of by the fifty invited guests present.
      The bride was becomingly dressed in white Swiss trimmed with French lace the floral decorations were well chosen and arranged, and the presents were numerous, many being sent by friends in Erie, McKeesport, and the surrounding towns, who were unable to be present. H.C. King and wife and Fenton King and wife, of Springboro, were among the guests present.
      The bride and groom departed on the south-bound train that afternoon for a short trip. They will reside in nicely arranged apartments in the brick formerly occupied by Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Cram.
    Children 
     1. Marion Zatella Griffing,   b. 11 May 1898, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1902  (Age 4 years)
    +2. Richard Curtis Griffing, DDS,   b. 14 Jun 1903, Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1945, Wesleyville, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F4589  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - After 7 Nov 1954 - Lauderdale Memorial Park, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, z* - USA, Other Areas Link to Google Earth
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