Cyrus Griffin

Cyrus Griffin

Birth
Farnham, Richmond County, Virginia, USA
Death 14 Dec 1810 (aged 62)
Yorktown, York County, Virginia, USA
Burial Williamsburg, Williamsburg City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 6661818 · View Source
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U.S. Continental Congressman. Educated in England, he studied law at the University of Edinburgh and returned to the Colonies and practiced law in Lancaster, Virginia, (1774-77). He was a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1777-78, 86-87). In addition, he was elected a member of Continental Congress, serving (1778-81, 87-88). After leaving office, he was president of the Supreme Court of admiralty, commissioner to the Creek Nation in 1789 and judge of the United States District Court of Virginia, until his death at age 62.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 5 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6661818
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cyrus Griffin (16 Jul 1748–14 Dec 1810), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6661818, citing Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery, Williamsburg, Williamsburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .