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Jennie Dowhen Griffith
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1863
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 1897
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Died, Monday, July 5, at the family residence, 1001 South Sixteenth street, of typhoid fever, Mrs. Jennie Griffith, aged 34 years, 3 months, and 2 days. The deceased had been ill for the past six weeks. She was born in this state and had resided here all her life. She is survived by her husband and three children.

The funeral will take place at 3 o'clock this afternoon at the Central Baptist church, Rev. Euclid B Rogers will officiate. The interment will be made in Oak Ridge cemetery. Pub. in the Illinois State Journal 7-6-1897.

First husband: BELL, BENJAMIN F and DOWHEN, Jennie 1885-12-15 SANGAMON

Second husband: GRIFFITH, SAMUEL J B and BELL, JENNIE DOWHER 1889-12-04 CLAY



 
 
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 Spouse:
  Benjamin Franklin Bell (____ - 1887)*
 
 Children:
  Walter B. Bell (1886 - 1952)*
  Lulu Gossom (1893 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 21, Sec2, H, 1
 
Maintained by: BjJ
Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
Record added: Feb 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24855982
Jennie <i>Dowhen</i> Griffith
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Jennie was the daughter of John C. & Eliza A. (Hunley) Dowhen. First husband, B. F. Bell, died of Consumption, leaving a son, Walter. She was the 2nd of 4 known wives of Samuel Jonas Boone Griffith; probably married in Clay county, Illinois by his broth...(Read more)
- Richard S. Clark
 Added: Dec. 19, 2010
 
 
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