Person:Abner Griffith (1)

m. 19 OCT 1763
  1. Thomas Griffith1767 - 1842
  2. William Griffith, Jr.1777 - 1857
  3. Jesse Griffith1779 - 1854
  4. Abner Griffith, Sr.1784 - 1833
  • HAbner Griffith, Sr.1784 - 1833
  • WLydia AllenABT 1786 -
m. ABT 1802
  • HAbner Griffith, Sr.1784 - 1833
  • WMary Owen1781 - 1858
m. 25 Jun 1806
  1. John Owen Griffith1807 - 1882
  2. William Abner Griffith1808 - 1891
  3. Sarah M Griffith1810 - 1888
  4. Mary Ann Griffith1813 - 1865
  5. Abner Griffith1814 - 1900
  6. Levi Griffith1816 - 1901
  7. Deborah Griffith1819 - 1898
  8. Jesse Griffith1820 - 1820
  9. Eli Griffith1823 - 1902
Facts and Events
Name Abner Griffith, Sr.
Gender Male
Birth[1][4] 22 Jan 1784 Menallen Township, York (now Adams) County, Pennsylvania
Marriage ABT 1802 to Lydia Allen
Marriage 25 Jun 1806 Menallen Township, York (now Adams) County, Pennsylvania, United Statesat Menallen Monthly Meeting (Quakers)
to Mary Owen
Census[2] 1820 Somerset, Pennsylvania, United Statesage 36 -
Census[3] 1830 Jenner, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United Statesage 46 -
Death[1][4] 12 Feb 1833 Jenner Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvaniaage 49 -
Burial[1] Jenner Township Baptist Church Cemetery, Jenner, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States(old Quaker Burying Ground) Google Map grave location

SAR Applications Include

Source: U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 [database on-line]. Original data: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls.

The following partial list of SAR Applications include Abner Griffith:

  • Volume: 338; SAR Membership Number: 67465; Harry F Berkey, 1946.
  • Volume: 342; SAR Membership Number: 68379; Walter Daniel Griffith, 1947.

Researchers Include

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Abner Griffith, in Find A Grave.

    [Includes headstone photo. Inscription: ABNER GRIFFITH, Born Jany, 22d, 1784, & died Feb, 12th, 1833, Aged 49 years & 21 days.]
    [Note of Caution: Find A Grave incorrectly calls this cemetery "Jenners Baptist Church" instead of Jenner Baptist Church. This is the old Quaker Burying Ground and the grave is located at 40°11'16.0"N 79°01'53.0"W.]

  2. Abner Griffith, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    1820 U S Census; Census Place: Jenner, Somerset, Pennsylvania; Page: 147; NARA Roll: M33_111; Image: 111.
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    Name: Abner Griffith
    Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Jenner, Somerset, Pennsylvania
    Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2 [son: Abner Jr. & Levi]
    Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 2 [son: John & William]
    Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1 [husband: Abner Sr.]
    Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 3 [dau: Sarah, Mary Ann & Deborah]
    Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1 [wife: Mary (see Note below)]
    Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 3
    Free White Persons - Under 16: 7
    Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
    Total Free White Persons: 9
    Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 9
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    [Note: Best guesses for members of the household who are not named in the census. It all fits with a possible error in age for wife Mary. Per her headstone, she was b. 1781, making her only 39 in 1820.]

  3. Abner Griffeth, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    1830 US Census; Census Place: Jenner, Somerset, Pennsylvania; Page: 118; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 161; Family History Film: 0020635.
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    Name: Abner Griffeth
    Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Jenner, Somerset, Pennsylvania
    Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1 [son: Eli]
    Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1 [son: Jesse]
    Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1 [son: Abner OR Levi]
    Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1 [husband: Abner Sr.]
    Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1 [dau: Deborah]
    Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 2 [dau: Sarah & Mary Ann]
    Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1 [wife: Mary]
    Free White Persons - Under 20: 6
    Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
    Total Free White Persons: 8
    Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 8
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    [Note: Best guesses for members of the household who are not named in the census.]

  4. 4.0 4.1 Abner Griffith, in Storey, Henry Wilson. History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania: with genealogical memoirs. (New York; Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1907), Secondary quality.

    Vol 2, p 524 -
    GRIFFITH FAMILY.
    ... Abner, born January 22, 1784. [Brother] Thomas Griffith settled in Jenner township, Somerset county, in 1809, and was followed by his brothers Abner and Jesse about two years afterward. ...

    Vol 3, p 632 -
    GRIFFITH FAMILY.
    ... (II) Abner Griffith, fourth son of Owen Griffith, born January 22, 1784, died February, 1833. He married Mary, probably an Owen, daughter of John and Sarah Owen, born July 9, 1781, died April 5, 1858. They had children as follows: John, born July 11, 1807. William, born December 10, 1808. Sarah, born November 2, 1810. Mary Ann, born January 17, 1813, died 1865. Abner, born September 26, 1814, see forward. Levi, born September 17, 1816. Deborah, born June 20, 1819. Eli, born November 6, 1823. ...