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Mary Ann Ditto Griffis
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1821
Kosciusko County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 1, 1894
Etna Green
Kosciusko County
Indiana, USA

Mary A. Ditto Griffis Obit

At Rest
Mary A. Griffis, (nee Ditto) was born in the state of Ohio, October 22, 1821 and died May 1, 1894; aged 72 years, 6 month and 9 days.
She came to Indiana with her parents when but three years old. She was united in marriage to Thomas Griffis, (who departed this life several years since,) in Allen County, Indiana, December 22, 1836. To this union were born fifteen children, five have died. She has 29 grand-children, 3 dead; ?? great grand-children, 2 dead. She became a member of the M. E. church over 53 years ago. She always maintained her profession by earnest work and loyalty to God and the church. She was devout in the thanksgiving and sympathy which identified her to good people, and enlisted the esteem of all who knew her. As a mother, it is said by her children that there were no better mothers. She was an affectionate wife and a kind and accommodating neighbor. When asked how it was for the future? Is God with you? She answered "yes, always." The funeral takes place today at the M.E. church in Mentone conducted by Rev. H. Bridge. Interment at the Center cemetery.

Second wife of Thomas Griffis.
Married Dec 22, 1836 They had 15 Children:

William H Griffis 1838 1917
Sarah E Griffis 1841
Elizabeth Jane Griffis 1841 1907
Julia A Griffis 1843 1845
James Albert Griffis 1845 1925
Mary Arilla Griffis 1847 1882
John Allen Griffis 1849
Wilson C Griffis 1850 1865
Nancy M Griffis 1852 1875
Thomas Daniel Griffis 1855 1946
Joseph Oscar Griffis 1857 1941
Ida Ann Griffis 1859 1943
Henry Harrison Harry Griffis 1860 1948
Charles Elmer Griffis 1863 1865
Adolphus Elmer "Adolph" Griffis 1865 1958
Family links: 
  Thomas Griffis (1806 - 1888)
  James A Griffis (1845 - 1925)*
  Thomas Daniel Griffis (1855 - 1946)*
  Joseph Oscar Griffis (1857 - 1941)*
  Henry Harrison Griffis (1860 - 1948)*
  Charles Elmer Griffis (1864 - 1865)*
  Wilson C. Griffis (1865 - 1867)*
  Adolphus Elmer Griffis (1865 - 1958)*
*Calculated relationship
Wooden Cemetery
Etna Green
Kosciusko County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: Martha Malinowski
Originally Created by: OPPSheryl
Record added: Apr 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68062342
Mary Ann <i>Ditto</i> Griffis
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