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 Lillian Emma Griffin

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Lillian Emma Griffin

Birth
Jewett, Leon County, Texas, USA
Death 4 Dec 1918 (aged 11)
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA
Burial Concord, Leon County, Texas, USA
Plot Unmarked grave near her grandfather, William Henry Tamplin.
Memorial ID 152415937 View Source
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Lillian Griffin was the second child born to Ina May and Noah Griffin. She was given her grandmother Griffin's name as a middle name. She lived with her family first in Jewett, Leon County, Texas, then moved to Ft. Griffin, Shackleford County. When Lillian was 7, her parents divorced and Lillian, her older sister Erma and younger brother Hansel stayed at the Corsicana State Children's Home and attended school. The Catholic Sisters at the school taught needlework skills and practical homemaking to the female students. In 1918, Lillian was a victim of the Spanish Influenza epidemic. She passed away at the age of eleven. According to her older sister, Erma Lorenda Griffin Heard, she was buried in an unmarked grave in Concord Cemetery, Leon County, Texas near her grandfather, William Henry Tamplin.


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Gravesite Details Although the grave is not marked, it was recorded in family letters as being in Concord Cemetery near her grandfather's grave.


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