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 Jacob Heber Griffiths

Jacob Heber Griffiths

Birth
Union, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 31 May 1935 (aged 83)
Union, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 09 056 1
Memorial ID 127293 · View Source
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Jacob Heber Griffith, 83, farmer of Union for the past 70 years, died at his home there today at 5:45 a.m. of causes incident to age, following an illness of eight months.
He was born in Union, Nov. 15, 1851, son of Joseph and Ann Roberts Griffith, and married Lucy Ellis in the Endowment House, Oct. 12, 1878. Elder Joseph F. Smith officiating. They celebrated their golden wedding in 1928. Mrs. Griffith died three years ago.
Mr. Griffith was five years old when his father assisted in building Union fort where the family lived from the time of its completion. He himself hauled granite rock by ox team for years to the Salt Lake Temple block. He was a ward teacher 60 years, was the first Y.M.M.I.A. president of Union ward and was a member of the Old Folds committee since it was organized. At the time of his death he was a high priest.
Surviving are two sons, Jacob F. Griffith, Union, and Willard L. Griffith, Salt Lake; three daughters, Mrs. Nora Clawson, Mrs. Lula Olsen, and Mrs. Pearl Croxford, all of Union; 23 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Brigham Griffith, Holladay, and a sister, Mrs. Sarah Forbush, Union.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. in Union ward by Bishop H. T. Godfrey. Friends may call at the Deseret mortuary today and Saturday until 3 p.m. and at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Croxford in Union Saturday evening and Sunday prior to services. Interment will be in Murray City cemetery.
Salt Lake Tribune (UT) June 1, 1935


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 127293
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Heber Griffiths (15 Nov 1851–31 May 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 127293, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .