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Nathan Griffith*

Male 1790 - 1862  (72 years)


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  • Name Nathan Griffith* 
    Born 1790 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jan 1862 
    Person ID I394  Brick Street Cemetery
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 

    Father Nathan Griffith*,   b. 1756, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1852  (Age 96 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary*,   b. Abt 1769,   d. 22 Jun 1848  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F77  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane McAdam*,   b. 1807, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1899  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1826  [1
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Griffith*,   b. 17 Feb 1827,   d. 31 May 1827  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     2. Juliana Griffith*,   b. May 1828,   d. 18 Jun 1830  (Age ~ 2 years)  [natural]
    +3. Mary Ann Griffith,   b. 12 Feb 1831,   d. Abt 1865  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
    +4. Eurania Griffith,   b. 1833,   d. Abt 1925  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
    +5. Ellen Griffith*,   b. 1835, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
    +6. Nathan Griffith*,   b. 1838,   d. 02 Nov 1912  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
    +7. George Maitland Griffith,   b. 1842,   d. 1915  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
     8. Alexandria Griffith,   b. 1843,   d. 1933  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
     9. Sarah S. Griffith*,   b. 1847,   d. 26 Feb 1855  (Age 8 years)  [natural]
    +10. Hannah Griffith*,   b. 1849,   d. 02 May 1873  (Age 24 years)  [natural]
    +11. Annas Griffith,   b. Abt 1853, Westminster, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Feb 1921, London, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Amelia Sayles*,   b. 28 Aug 1795,   d. 07 Sep 1825  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 1816 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Griffith*,   b. 15 May 1818,   d. 16 Jun 1819  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     2. Lyman Griffith*,   b. 13 Jul 1820,   d. 25 Apr 1821  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Griffith 8
      settled May, 1812 & served in Middlesex Flank Regiment, fought at Battle of Lundy's Lane; Wstmr town clerk; first brickyard w. brother Ezra; a founder of BS church; a reformer; 1st wife Amelia Sayles; 2nd wife Jane McAdam
      -married to Amelia 1816 by Daniel Springer

      GRIFFITH, Nathan, Pte., served under Captain Daniel Springer 1814, received Land Claim Certificate, Unit - Flank Company 1st Regiment Middlesex Militia, Vol 20, File 38, pages 1272-1273. Possible identification: born ca 1790 in United States, son of Nathan & Mary; died January 21, 1862 age 72; buried in Brick Street cemetery, London [Elgin OGS website]

      [HCM, p. 1001]: Nathan Griffith (father of Mrs. Skuse), married Miss Jane McAdam, daughter of John and Ellen McAdam....[He] was in the battle of Lundy's Lane on the English side, as he had come to Westminster Township in the spring of 1812....Nathan Griffith, jr., made the first bridkyard in Middlesex County. It was on the 1st Concession. Mr. Griffith sold the first brick in London, and his yard was established in 1816.

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Crinklaw: Westminster Township, 1988.