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Mary Neill Lawrence Griffin
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Birth: May 5, 1810
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 3, 1843
Florence
Toscana, Italy

She died in Villa d'Elcie, near Florence. (Source: "Brooklyn Daily Eagle", October 9, 1843 - Page 2)

Wife of Lieut. William Preston Griffin, U.S. Navy.

She was the only daughter of American naval hero, Capt. James Lawrence. His dying words in 1813, on U.S.S. Chesapeake, were "Don't give up the ship !" 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Lawrence (1781 - 1813)
  Julia Montaudevert Lawrence (1788 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  William Preston Griffin (1810 - 1851)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Lawrence Griffin Redmond (1843 - 1887)*
 
 Sibling:
  Mary Neill Lawrence Griffin (1810 - 1843)
  James Montaudevert Lawrence (1813 - 1814)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
TO THE MEMORY OF MARY LAWRENCE/ THE WIFE OF LIEUT W. PRESTON GRIFFIN/ OF THE [UNITED STATES NAVY]/ AND THE DAUGHTER OF CAPT JAMES LAWRENCE OF THE SAME SERVICE/ WHO DIED AT FLORENCE SEPT 3 1843/ THIS TABLET/ BY HER HUSBAND WHO LOVED AND ESTEEMED AND HONOURED HER AS HIS FRIEND
 
Burial:
Cimitero Accatolico
Florence
Città Metropolitana di Firenze
Toscana, Italy
Plot: E18P-Q/ E77/ 267/
 
Created by: NWO
Record added: Nov 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44452422
Mary Neill <i>Lawrence</i> Griffin
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Mary Neill <i>Lawrence</i> Griffin
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 Added: Apr. 14, 2012
 
 
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