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Orlando A. Griffith & Sarah A. Winters

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Husband

Orlando A Griffith

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth Apr 1834 (birth month/year from 1900 census)
Marriage 25 May 1865 Marion County, West Virginia [ marriage register, page 24, line 44 ]
Death 26 Feb 1912 Colfax, Marion County, West Virginia  [ death-register, page 64, line 14 ]
Burial Vincent Cemetery, Pleasant Valley, Marion County, WV  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Orlando Griffith  (1788-1870)
his Mother Catherine Smith  (1797-1878)
Notes about Husband: died at age 77y-10m-8d of Cancerous formation of Stomach
Wife

Sarah A. Winters

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth Mar 1844 (birth month/year from 1900 census)
Death 7 Oct 1907 (death-date from cemetery)
Burial Vincent Cemetery, Pleasant Valley, Marion County, WV  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Hiram M. Winters  (1812-1900)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Mother Prudence Griffith  (1814-1901)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
Notes about Wife: on 1900 census - 9 children born with 9 living
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 M Thomas Edmond
Griffith
b Jun 1866 (birth month/year from 1900 census)  
m      
d 26* May 1916 Monongalia, WV  [ death-register page 92, line 96 ] <--bur: Vincent Cemetery
2 F Phoebe Jane
Griffith
b 27 Aug 1868 Taylor, WV  (birth-date/place from death-cert) [ dc sp. 1869-1953 ]
m 22 Dec 1892 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 102 ]  Robert Gordon Linn
d 10 Mar 1938 Kingmont, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #3725 ] <--bur: Samuel Linn Cem.
3 M Hiram L.
Griffith
b 11 Jun 1871 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register, page 84, line 92 ] [ dc sp. 1878-1960 ]
m      Cora Dell Wilson
d 21 Oct 1930 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #13941 ] <--bur: Vincent Cemetery
4 F Mary Malissa
Griffith
b 27 Sep 1873* Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 97, line 90 ] [ dc sp. 1871-1929 ]
m 17 Aug 1926 Monongah, Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 90 ]  Ira D. Smith
d 24 Jan 1930 Koons Run, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #727 ] <--bur: Clermont Cemetery
5 F Cora Belle
Griffith
b 29 May 1876 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 121, line 117 ] [ dc sp. 1876-1931 ]
m 24 Dec 1901 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 114 ]  Thomas Huffman
d 9 May 1963 Riverview, Wayne, MI  [ Michigan Deaths & Burials ] <--bur: Mt Harmony Cem.
6 F Prudy Catherine
Griffith
b 11 Mar 1879 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 22, line 111 ]  
m     (single on death-register)
d 2 Jan 1915 Colfax, Marion, WV  [ death-register page 66, line 25 ] <--bur: Vincent Cemetery
7 M Charles Lee
Griffith
b 7 Oct 1881* Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 40, line 109 ] (spouse born 19 Jun 1887)
m      Maggie Vincent
d 15 Feb 1942 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #1940 ] <--bur: Vincent Cemetery
8 F Minnie M.
Griffith
b 28 Mar 1884 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 228, line 156 ] [ dc sp. 1881-1963 ]
m 16 Jan 1906 Benton's Ferry, Marion, WV  [ marriage license page 500 ]  Natt Ormincy Huffman
d 13 Dec 1926 Opekiska, Monongalia, WV  [ death-certificate #17545 ] <--bur: Mt Harmony Cem.
9 F Martha Hester
Griffith
b 19 Dec 1888 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 270, 1st "G" ]  
m 23 Feb 1907 (m1) Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 316 ]  Charley Nixon [1875-1942]
m 27 Dec 1947 (m2) Taylor, WV  [ marriage-register page 189, line 39 ]  Guy Utterback [1888-1954]
d 1974 (death-year from tombstone) <--bur: Bluemont Cem.

Notes about Children:
1) Thomas Edmond Griffith - (death-day*) on death-register 26 May 1916, on funeral marker in cemetery, 6 May 1916
4) Mary Malissa Griffith Smith - (birth-year*) on birth-register 27 Sep 1873, on death-certificate 27 Sep 1874, on tombstone 1880
7) Charles Lee Griffith - (birth-year*) on birth-register and tombstone 7 Oct 1881, on death-certificate 7 Oct 1882


Census Analysis

Head of Household: Orlando A. Griffith Spouse: Sarah A. Winters
Date / Place of Birth: 1834  /  (W)Va Date / Place of Birth: 1844  /  (W)Va
Date / Place of Death: 1912  /  Marion, West Virginia Date / Place of Death: 1907 /  
Marriage Date / Place: 1865  /  Marion, WV
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp The Eastern District, no. 26 Pg#  no. 88 
16-yr-old Orlando Griffith is w/parents, Orlando (age 62) & Catherine (age 41).
Siblings: Jacob (23), Nancy (20), Rebecca (11), Phebe (9)
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Harrison Twp The 31st District Pg#  167 
8-yr-old Sarah Winters is w/parents, Hiram M. (age 38) & Prudence (age 36).
Siblings: Rebecca A. (16), Joseph (13), Mary (11), Harriet (6), & Martha A. (1).
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Taylor Twp (township not stated) Pg# no.37 /537
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Griffin, Orlando A. 26 Va Farmer; Resl-Estate value $300; Personal-Estate value $50.
", Rebecca 22 Va (Orlando's sister)
", Nancy J. 4 Va (Orlando's niece, daughter of his sister, Nancy)
Lines 7-9; Enum-Dwelling #259; Enum-Family #255
Note: Orlando's parents, Orlando (age 79), and Katharine (age 63) are on same page in the previous household of W.A. & Marietta E. Watkins
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Harrison Twp (township not stated) Pg# 326 & 327
16-yr-old Sarah A. Winters is w/parents, Hiram M. (age 48) & Prudence (age 46).
Siblings: Rebecca A (25), Mary (20), Hester (14), Aramnta D. (9), Martha (11), Hiram B. (6), & unnamed male (3).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor Twp Booths Creek Township Pg# no.7 /109a
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Griffith, Orlando 36 Va Farmer; Real-Estate value $500; Personal-Estate value $200.
", Sarah A. 26 Va Keeping House
", Edmund 4 WV  
", Phebe J. 2 WV  
", Catharine 68 Va (Orlando's mother)
", Nancy J. 14 Va (Orlando's niece); attended school during the year
Lines 26-31; Enum-Dwelling #48; Enum-Family #48
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:83; Booth's Creek District Pg#  no. 17  
Name / (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Grifeth, Orlando 46 WV Md-Pa; Farmer
", Sarah A. (wife) 36 WV WV-WV; Keeping House
", Edmond (son) 13 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Phebe (dau) 11 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Hiram L. (son) 8 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Mary M. (dau) 7 WV WV-WV
", Cora B. (dau) 4 WV WV-WV
", Prudie C. (dau) 1 WV WV-WV
Lines 26-35; Enum-Dwelling #138; Enum-Family #142
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:55; Grant District Pg#   3A  
Name / (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Griffeth, Orlando (head) 66 WV WV-WV; born Apr 1834; married-34-years; Farmer
", Sarah A. (wife) 56 WV WV-WV; born Mch 1844; married-34-years; 9-children-born / 9-living
", Edmond E. (son) 33 WV WV-WV; born June 1866; single; Coal miner
", Mary M. (dau) 25 WV WV-WV; born Sept 1874; single
", Prudie G. (dau) 21 WV WV-WV; born Mch 1879; single
", Minnie M. (dau) 16 WV WV-WV; born Mch 1884; single
Lines 20-25; Enum-Dwelling #47; Enum-Family #48; Owns-Farm, mortgaged; Farm-Schedule #47
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:64; Grant District Pg#  3B 
Name / (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Griffith, Orlando (head) 75 WV WV-WV; widower; Retired Farmer
", Edmond (son) 44 WV WV-WV; single; Day-Laborer, for Coal Co.
", M. Melissa (dau) 35 WV WV-WV; single; none
", Catharine (dau) 31 WV WV-WV; single; none
Lines 72-75; Enum-Dwelling #62; Enum-Family #62; Owns-Farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #50

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