Texas Family Group Sheet for the Alvis Lee GRIFFIN Family


Husband: Alvis Lee GRIFFIN
Birthdate: abt. 1822
Birthplace: Caswell Co., N.C.
Death date: Aug.1875
Place of death: Cherokee Co., Tx.
Father: Vincent GRIFFIN
Mother: Sally EVANS

Marriage date: Feb. 23, 1850
Marriage place: Caswell Co. N.C.

Wife: Malinda Ann FITCH
Birthdate: abt. 1826
Birthplace: Caswell Co. N.C. Anderson Township
Death date: April 12, 1914
Place of death: Cherokee Co. Tx
Father: William FITCH
Mother: Lydia STADLER

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: William Vincent GRIFFIN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1851
Birthplace: Caswell Co. N.C.
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Place of death: Cherokee Co. Tx.
Marriage date: January 12, 1875
Marriage place: Cherokee Co. Tx.
Spouse's name: Jane UPCHURCH

Child No. 2: Sarah F. GRIFFIN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1854
Birthplace: Cherokee Co., Tx
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Child No. 3: Lyndia L. "Liddie" GRIFFIN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1856
Birthplace: Cherokee Co. Tx.
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Child No. 4: John Alvis GRIFFIN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1857
Birthplace: Cherokee Co. tx.
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Child No. 5: Elisha GRIFFIN
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Birthdate: 1859
Birthplace: Cherokee Co. Tx
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Spouse's name: Sarah E. GRIFFIN

Child No. 6: Jefferson Davis GRIFFIN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1861
Birthplace: Cherokee Co., Tx
Death date: April 17, 1933
Place of death: Hempstead Co. Ar. Bright Star Cemetery
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Spouse's name: Matilda Anne "Annie" SMITH

Child No. 7: Malinda "Linda" GRIFFIN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1863
Birthplace: Cherokee Co., Tx.
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Child No. 8: Nancy Lee GRIFFIN
Sex: F
Birthdate: Nov. 11, 1866
Birthplace: Cherokee Co. Tx.
Death date: Dec. 14, 1933
Place of death: Ft. Worth, Tx.
Marriage date: Dec. 12, 1886
Marriage place: Troup Cherokee Co., Tx.
Spouse's name: Elijah Richard Meador
 
 
Documentation:
* Caswell Co. N.C. marriage bond 1778-1868.
* 1870 Cherokee Co. census.
* Information from my Grandmother Cora (GRIFFIN) GRAY and Jessie Lee GRIFFIN my great aunt, daughters of Jefferson Davis and Annie (SMITH) GRIFFIN.
* Application for Confederate Widow's Pension Malinda Ann (FITCH) in 1900.
* Information on Nancy Lee (GRIFFIN) MEADOR from Mr. Bill Lay from Texas.

Notes:
* Alvis Lee GRIFFIN served in the Civil War with Co. B, Randal's 28th TX. Walker's Div. It is said that this Brigade marched 5030 miles during the war. Alvis and his wife and 1st child William came to Cherokee Co. around 1852 and where some of the first settlers there. Malinda was given 250 Acres of land from her Uncle Robert Graves STADLER they settled in the community of Blackjack.
 

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