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Asbury Asbery Canada Griffin

Male 1843 - 1933  (89 years)


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  • Name Asbury Asbery Canada Griffin  [1
    Born 25 Aug 1843  Coal Town, South Moline Township, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 May 1933  Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois; Obit Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 89 Yrs Old;
    Buried 5 May 1933  Bowlesburg Cemetery, Silvis, Hampton Township, Rock Island County, Illinois Per Headstone Photo Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I159328  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2017 

    Father **John Finley Griffin,   b. 1805, Guilford, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1860, South Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother *Mary Jane Giles,   b. 1810, Randolph, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1871, Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1828  Pekin, Washington, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F9435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Smith,   b. 11 Apr 1851, South Moline Township, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1931, South Moline Township, Rock Island County, Illinois; Obit Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1868  Portersville, Hampton Township, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Effie Ellen Griffin,   b. 27 Aug 1869, South Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1947, Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. **Joseph Finley G. Griffin, Sr.,   b. 17 Mar 1871, Coal Town, South Moline Township, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1956, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Asbury Francis Griffin,   b. 23 Sep 1873, Coal Town, South Moline Township, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960, Viola, Greene Township, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     4. Bert Emerson Griffin,   b. 18 Sep 1876, Coal Town, South Moline Township, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1968, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     5. Cora Bell Griffin,   b. 2 Oct 1878, Coal Town, South Moline Township, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1878, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Nellie Griffin,   b. 17 Oct 1879, Portersville, Hampton Townsip, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1881, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     7. *Blanche Edith Griffin,   b. 5 Sep 1882, Coal Town, South Moline Township, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1962, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     8. Grace May Griffin,   b. 2 May 1884, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1961, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     9. Goldie Griffin,   b. 12 Sep 1886, Coal Town, South Moline Township, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1958, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     10. Milton Alton Griffin,   b. 8 Dec 1888, Coal Town, South Moline Township, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1956, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F9431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "National Park Service
      Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
      http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.cfm
      Asbury Griffin
      (First Regiment Name 69 Illinois Infantry Side Union Company FSoldier's Rank_In Pvt. Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt. Alternate Name NotesFilm Number M539 roll 35
      UNION ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS
      69th Regiment, Illinois Infantry
      Organized at Camp Douglass, Chicago, Ill., and mustered in June 14,1862, for three months. Assigned to guard duty at Camp Douglass tillSeptember. Mustered out September 27, 1862.
      Regiment lost 13 by disease during service." [Transcribed 27 July2006; SLJuhl, compiler]

      "THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 1933, NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
      SUCCUMBS AT AGE 89
      ASBURY C. GRIFFIN
      UNION VETERAN DIES IN MOLINE
      ASBURY C. GRIFFIN, 89 YEARS OLD, SUCCUMBS IN HIS HOME IN SOUTH MOLINE.
      Asbury C. Griffin, 89 years old, a life long resident of South MolineTownship, died of apoplexy and infirmities of age yesterday afternoonin his home on Forty-first street in South Moline township. He was aCivil war veteran, having served company F of the 69th Illinoisinfantry.
      Mr. Griffin was born in South Moline, Aug. 25, 1843. He married SarahSmith in Moline Dec. 24, 1868. Mr. Griffin had been a coal miner for45 years. During part of the time, he operated a truck farm(vegetable market) in the summer. He retired from farming two yearsago.
      Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Effie Park of Moline, Mrs. BlancheFerry and Mrs. Goldie Beckstrom, both of South Moline, and Mrs. GraceKappe of San Jose, Calif.; four sons, Joseph F. Griffin and Milton A.Griffin of South Moline, Asbury F. Griffin of Viola, ILL., and Bert E.Griffin of Peoria; 39 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and asister, Mrs. Sarah Jane Hunter of Moline. Two daughters preceded himin death.
      Funeral services will be at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon in BowlesburgChapel. Rev. Walter A. Tillberg, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church,Moline will officiate. Burial will be in Bowlesburg Cemetery. Thebody will be taken from Knox Funeral Home, Moline, to the chapel intime for services Friday."
      Please Note: Marriage date may be a miss print in this article.Actual marriage date is known to be: 24 December 1868 by the family. [Transcribed 21 October 2006, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "Asbury Canada Griffin;http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Griffin&GScid=104835&GRid=20715879&
      Birth: Aug. 25, 1843
      Rock Island County. Illinois, USA
      Death: May 2, 1933
      Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
      Record added: Jul 31 2007
      Find A Grave Memorial# 20715879" [Transcribed 06 February 2008,SLJuhl RNBSC, Compiler; sljuhl1234@yahoo.com]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2974] Asbury Canada Griffin, Primary Source Obtained: 27 January 2006 Edna Park Waller at www.RootsWeb.com; Per SLJuhl (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S2975] Family Photo of Asbury C. & Sarah Smith Griffin, Donna Groves, (Name: Photo Taken Before c.1931 A.D., Moline, Rock Island County,Illinois; Location: d1j33335@verizon.net; Date: 17 Feb 2009; Donna Groves, Family Photo of Asbury C. & Sarah Smith Griffin(d1j33335@verizon.net, Photo Taken Before c.1931 A.D., Moline, RockIsland County, Illinois, 17 Feb 2009).).

    3. [S154] John Finley Griffin Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 Record, www.Ancestry.com, (Name: Family History Library Salt Lake City, utah; microfilm 1306388; www.Ancestry.com, John Finley Griffin Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892Record (Family History Library Salt Lake City, utah; microfilm1306388), Source Medium: Internet .).