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Lewis Lawrence Griffin

Lewis Lawrence Griffin

Posted: 20 Oct 1998 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 21 Jan 2004 4:08AM GMT
Surnames: GRIFFIN
Looking for any information available on Lewis Lawrence GRIFFIN; parents, siblings, spouse, children. Understand the town of Griffin (Spaulding County, GA)was named for Lewis Lawrence. I am a direct descendent of Rev William GRIFFIN, brother of Lewis Lawrence.

Co. B 10th Battalion Ga. Infantry

Posted: 3 Dec 1998 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 11 Jul 2001 1:33AM GMT
Surnames: REGISTER
Searching for info on my Gr.Gr. Grandfather Calvin REGISTER
who enlisted Co. B 10th Battalion Ga. Infantry as a private age 36 in Griffin,Spaulding Co.Ga. and died of pneumonia in Richmond,Va. 1/10/1863. Any info would be appreciated.

GRIFFIN family

Alyce REEVES BAILEY (View posts)
Posted: 16 Jan 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: GRIFFIN
According to the book "History of Griffin, GA. 1840-1940" by Quimby MELTON, Jr., "Lewis Lawrence GRIFFIN was born in SC on 03 Oct 1794. He was the son of William and Rachel EVANS GRIFFIN. His father was the son of Peter and Elizabeth OWENS GRIFFIN. In the early 1800s, Wm. GRIFFIN's widow moved with her several children from SC to GA and settled in Twiggs Co."
There is a portrait of L.L. GRIFFIN and several pages of his involvement in the establishment of Griffin, GA. Contact me if you need further info.

Griffin, Lewis

Shirley A. Goings-Lindsey (View posts)
Posted: 28 Sep 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Griffin
I have a Lewis Griffin, born VA whose parents were Richard and Margaret Griffin (one of them was originally Griffith). Lewis was the younger son, too young to enlist in the Revolutionary war but his older brother got him in, to tend horses. Of course, he wound up at Cornwall Battle at the Guildford Courthouse.

Lewis drew a pension in TENN, some of his descendents wound up in Missouri. Do you by any chance connect to this group?

Shirley A. Goings-Lindsey

Lewis Griffin

clayhew (View posts)
Posted: 24 Oct 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Griffin
GRIFFIN:

I have some information you may want. Lewis Lawrence was my ggg-uncle. I show my ggg-grandfather Charles as being one of his brothers. Lewis had 3 wives. Please e-mail me so we can share information.

griffin family

jenny griffin (View posts)
Posted: 14 Jan 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: griffin
spaulding county ga. i am wondering if lewis griffin had
any relatives names jerimiah, joseph, or james selkirk
thank you for any help you may give me. jenny griffin

Lewis Griffin

Conna McHenry (View posts)
Posted: 8 Apr 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Griffin
I am searching for information on my gggg grandfather, Lewis Griffin, born 1801(about). He was possibly born in SC and moved to Spaulding county or Crawford co. He had a wife named Delilah and children's names are Hezekiah Henry Griffin, Elizabeth Morgan Griffin, Jeremiah M. Griffin, Mary J. Griffin, Daniel Griffin.
Please email any info.

Thanks

Re: Lewis Griffin

Posted: 15 Jan 2002 4:36AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 3 Apr 2002 4:36AM GMT
Searching for info. about my ggggrandfather, LEWIS GRIFFIN.
B. abt. 1801 in S.C. His wife DELILAH ?, was born in
Washington Co. Ga. abt. 1815, I believe. Their son HEZEKIAH
HENRY GRIFFIN , born 12 - 16- 1834 in Crawford Co. Ga,
was my gg grandfather. He married CATHERINE MILLIRONS
from Ga. Would appreciate any info. on LEWIS & DELILAH.
Please e-mail me at lglbwl@aol.com

THANKS

Re: Lewis Griffin

Linda McGill Griffin (View posts)
Posted: 26 Aug 2002 12:16AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi, saw you message. My husband's ggg grandfather was
Lewis Griffin (just found this out today). His gg grandfather
was Hezekiah Henry Griffin born in Crawford Co., Ga. on 9-16-1834, died 10-18-1918, married Catherine Millirons 4-7-1854,
enlisted in Company A 2nd Georgia Calvery on 3-4-1862,
discharged 4-7-1865, wounded in Battle of Murphy Buro, Tenn
Ala. Pension No. 8967. I have info on his kinds and such.
If you can give me any info on Lewis. I found out he was
born about 1801. He married Delilah and children's names
were Hezekiah Henry, Elizabeth Morgan, Jeremiah M., Mary
J. and Daniel.
Thank you for any info you can give me.
Linda

Re: Lewis Griffin

Posted: 28 Aug 2002 1:37AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 21 Jan 2004 4:08AM GMT
Linda:

From the information I have, your Lewis Griffin is not the same Lewis Lawrence Griffin in my line. I'm not sure that my information is accurate but this is what I have:

Lewis Lawrence Griffin was the son of William and Rachel Evans Griffin and grandson of Peter and Elizabeth Owens Griffin. This is confirmed by deeds in Laurens Co, SC. Lewis Lawrence Griffin was born 3 October 1794 in Laurens Co, SC. A newspaper of Aberdeen, MS reported on December 4, 1856: "General L. L. Griffin of Aberdeen visited his old home in the town which he founded and to which he gave his name. He was given a public banquet by the citizens of Griffin, Georgia, Dec 11, 1856. L.L. Griffin m1) Villa Fauld on Sep 8, 1814 in Twiggs Co, GA. They had a daughter, Vinvincey. Both mother and daughter died in 1816. Source: History of Monroe Co, MS. Gen Griffin m2) Elizabeth Littleton. She died in Lowndes Co, MS of apoplexy on 1 Apr 1843. Newspaper notice says: Mrs. Elizabeth L.. Griffin, consort of Gen Lewis L. Griffin, late of the state of Georgia, in the 40th year of her age. Gen Griffin m3) Elizabeth Woodson Daniel of Noxubee Co, MS on March 16, 1845. His adopted son and nephew, Lewis Lawrence Griffin II married her sister, Emma Daniel. His adopted son was the blood son of Eli Shorter Griffin, brother of Gen Griffin.

Let me know if this follows along any information that you have.

Diane
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