Family:Abner Griffith and Mary Owen (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage[2] 25 Jun 1806 Menallen Township, York (now Adams) County, Pennsylvania, United Statesat Menallen Monthly Meeting (Quakers)

Research Notes

  • Other researchers state marriage occurred in Bloody Run, Bedford, PA - more research needed.
  • Note: History of Cambria County (1907) leaves out son Jesse.
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  1.   Unknown source.

    QUAKER RECORDS: Abner was granted a Certificate to Menallen M.M. (Adams County)
    by Dunnings Creek M.M. (Bedford County) in order to marry on 11 Jun 1806.

  2. Unknown Source.

    MARRIAGE: Menallen Monthly Meeting records, reads in part:
    25th of 6th mo. 1806. Whereas Abner Griffith son of William Griffith and Sarah
    his wife of Bedford Township in the County of Bedford and State of Pennsylvania
    and Mary Owen daughter of John Owen and Sarah his wife of Tyrone Township Adams
    County and State aforesaid...this twenty fifth day of the sixth month eighteen
    hundred Menallen. WITNESSES: Catharine McKnight, Ann McGrew, Nancy
    McElhinney, Victor McElhinney, Nancy King, Nancy Elliott, Mary McGrew, Mary
    Kirk, Amos Boen, Elizabeth Bateman, John Bateman, Wm Wright, Mary McGrew,
    Rebekah Thomas, Benjamin Wright, Rebekah ?, John McKnight, (Groom) Abner
    Griffith, (Bride) Mary Griffith, John Owen, Sarah Owen, Elizabeth Wright, Mary
    Wright, Nathan McGrew, Jacob Bateman, Robert McIlhenny, Finley McGrew, Griffith
    Mickel, Sarah Rusk, Jane Mickel.

  3.   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 -
    ... 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 -
    ... (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. ...