Grand Forks County
North Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 9, 1953|
Clifford was the son of Capt. Alexander and Ettie Griggs. He was born at Grand Forks in Dakota Territory. Like his father and brothers he worked on steamboats on the Columbia River. Clifford had been a pilot.
Obit: Seattle Times, Jan. 12, 1953, p-12:
"CLIFFORD C. GRIGGS
Funeral services for Clifford Cecil Griggs, 74, a retired Puget Sound marine pilot, will be held at 1 0'clock tomorrow at the White mortuary. Cremation will follow.
Mr. Griggs, 3123 W. Thistle St., died Friday at his home. He was born in Grand Forks, N.D. He moved to Wenatchee in 1892 and first piloted steamboats on the Columbia River. He came to Seattle in 1917.
Surviving are his wife, Annie; two sons, John M., and Cliff C. Griggs, Jr., and a brother Bruce A. Griggs, Los Angeles."
Alexander D. Griggs (1838 - 1903)
Ettie Ione Strong Griggs (1848 - 1925)
Lois Amber Griggs Pringle (1866 - 1923)*
Ansel Strong Griggs (1870 - 1937)*
Esther Griggs Scaman (1873 - 1950)*
Bruce Alexander Griggs (1874 - 1961)*
James Jerome Griggs (1878 - 1946)*
Clifford Cecil Griggs (1879 - 1953)
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Mark Vernon
Record added: Oct 21, 2009
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