Facts and Events
Griffith's birth date calculated from his age at death as found at the find-a-grave site: 88y.1m.19d. Because his approximate age varies so much on different census records, it is likely that he himself was unsure of the exact date of birth.
From Find-a-Grave: Griffith Jackson Birth: unknown Death: Mar. 14, 1899 Note: Aged 88y 1m 19d Burial: McKinney Lugar Creek Cemetery Marion, Grant County, Indiana, USA Created by: M. Reed Record added: Jul 21, 2007 Find A Grave Memorial# 20564089
1850 Census Monroe, Grant Co., Indiana Griffith Jackson 33 M 1900 Ohio (1817) Mehalah Jackson 20 F NC Martin Jackson 3 M IN William Jackson 1 M IN Mary Jackson 1 F IN
1860 Census Marion, Grant, Indiana Griffith Jackson 42 M Farmer OH (abt 1813) Mahalar Jackson 31 F NC Martin Jackson 12 M IN (abt 1849) Mary Jackson 10 F IN (abt 1850) William Jackson 10 M IN Luther Jackson 8 M IN Samuel Jackson 6 M IN Author Jackson 3 M IN
1870 Census Monroe, Grant, Indiana Jackson, Griffith 53 M W Farmer 4000 700 Ohio Jackson, William 20 M W farm laborer Indiana Jackson, Samuel 16 M W farm laborer Indiana Jackson, Arthur 13 M W farm laborer Indiana Jackson, Emily 9 F W at home Indiana