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 Francis Moore Griffith, Sr

Francis Moore Griffith, Sr

Birth
Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Death 20 Jan 1908 (aged 76)
Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row B, Lot 25, Site 9
Memorial ID 63316382 · View Source
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Parents:
- Maj. Greenberry Griffith [1787-1848]
- Prudence (Jones) Griffith [1796-1881]

Married Elizabeth Dickerson on February 8, 1859 in Beallsville, Montgomery, MD.

Children:
- Nathan Cooke Dickerson Griffith [1859-1905]
- William Howard Griffith [1862-1864]
- Mary Harrison Griffith [1864-1937]
- Clarence Edgar Griffith [1867-1942]
- Francis Moore Griffith [1870-1889]
- Harold Clarke Griffith [1874-1933]
- Bessie Estelle Griffith [1877-1961]
- Charles Byron Griffith [1880-1930]

Appointed as U.S. Postmaster on January 5, 1874 in Beallsville, MD. Served until April 12, 1892. Reinstated on May 1, 1893 until May 14, 1897.

Funeral Announcement
Baltimore Sun - January 22, 1908

On January 20, 1908, after a brief illness, at his home in Beallsville, Montgomery county, Md., Francis M., in his 77th year, husband of the late Elizabeth D. Griffith.

Funeral and interment at Beallsville on Thursday at 2 p.m. Relatives and friends invited.

NOTE: Not to be confused with Lieut. Franklin Griffith who lived and died at the Griffith property, "Edgehill Farm" in Laytonsville, MD.

NOTE: His death date is recorded as June 20, 1908 on his grandson's S.A.R. application.



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  • Created by: Glenn Wallace
  • Added: 26 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63316382
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Moore Griffith, Sr (14 Jun 1831–20 Jan 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63316382, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Wallace (contributor 46802463) .