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Descendants of Mary Gold & Elijah Griffin

Submitted by Patricia H. London   trishahen@earthlink.net






Generation No. 1

1.  MARY17 GOLD  (DANIEL16, DANIEL15, THOMAS14, CHRISTOPHER13, 
RICHARD12 GOLD, GEORGE11, JAMES10, JOHN9, THOMAS8, ROBERT7, 
JOHN6, ROBERT5, JOHN4, ELIAS3, GOLD2, JOHN GOLD THE1 
CRUSADER) was born 1766 in Meckleburg County, Virginia, and 
died in Meckleburg County, Virginia.  She married ELIJAH 
GRIFFIN in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.  He was born 1761 
in Meckleburg County, Virginia, and died in Meckleburg 
County, Virginia.
 
Children of MARY GOLD and ELIJAH GRIFFIN are:
     i. SUSANNA18 GRIFFIN, b. 1785, Halifax  County , 
Virginia; m. BANISTER GREGORY; b. 1785, Meckleburg 
County, Virginia.
    ii. MARGARET GRIFFIN, b. 1785, Meckleburg County, 
Virginia; m. JORDAN STONE; b. 1885, Meckleburg 
County, Virginia.
   iii. ELIZABETH GRIFFIN, b. 1790, Meckleburg County, 
Virginia; m. JAMES STONE; b. 1785, Meckleburg 
County, Virginia.
    iv. WILLIAM BUCKNER GRIFFIN, b. April 26, 1792, 
Meckleburg County, Virginia; m. ANN O."NANCY" 
FARRAR; b. 1795, Meckleburg County, Virginia.
2.   v. GOLD A. GRIFFIN, b. 1798, Meckleburg County, 
Virginia.
    vi. SARAH GRIFFIN, b. 1800.
   vii. JANE GRIFFIN, b. 1800, Meckleburg County, Virginia; 
m. THOMAS WORTHAM; b. 1800, Meckleburg County, 
Virginia.
  viii. LUCY GRIFFIN, b. 1800, Meckleburg County, Virginia; 
m. THOMAS ESTES; b. 1800, Meckleburg County, 
Virginia.
    ix. MARY GRIFFIN, b. 1800.
     x. NANCY GRIFFIN, b. 1800, Meckleburg County, 
Virginia; m. STEPHEN JONES; b. 1800, Meckleburg 
County, Virginia.


Generation No. 2

2.  GOLD A.18 GRIFFIN (MARY17 GOLD, DANIEL16, DANIEL15, 
THOMAS14, CHRISTOPHER13, RICHARD12 GOLD, GEORGE11, JAMES10, 
JOHN9, THOMAS8, ROBERT7, JOHN6, ROBERT5, JOHN4, ELIAS3, GOLD2, 
JOHN GOLD THE1 CRUSADER) was born 1798 in Meckleburg County, 
Virginia.  He married MARY "POLLY" PURYEAR.  She was born 
1804 in Meckleburg County, Virginia.
 
Children of GOLD GRIFFIN and MARY PURYEAR are:
     i. CORNELIA19 GRIFFIN, b. 1825.
    ii. LAVENIA GRIFFIN, b. 1832.
3. iii. RUFUS SYLVESTER GRIFFIN, b. March 04, 1834, 
Meckleburg County, Virginia.
    iv. THOMAS E. GRIFFIN, b. 1837.
     v. JANTHA GRIFFIN, b. 1843.
    vi. DURELL GRIFFIN, b. 1845.
   vii. MARY A. GRIFFIN, b. 1847.


Generation No. 3

3.  RUFUS SYLVESTER19 GRIFFIN (GOLD A.18, MARY17 GOLD, 
DANIEL16, DANIEL15, THOMAS14, CHRISTOPHER13, RICHARD12 GOLD, 
GEORGE11, JAMES10, JOHN9, THOMAS8, ROBERT7, JOHN6, ROBERT5, 
JOHN4, ELIAS3, GOLD2, JOHN GOLD THE1 CRUSADER) was born March 
04, 1834 in Meckleburg County, Virginia.  He married SARAH 
LORING.  She was born August 22, 1840 in Fayette 
County,Tenn.
 
Children of RUFUS GRIFFIN and SARAH LORING are:
     i. LORING RUFUS20 GRIFFIN, b. 1865.
    ii. CHARLES EWING GRIFFIN, b. April 10, 1867.