The Douglas Archives Genealogy Pages

Discovering our Douglas Ancestors and their Relatives

William Franklin Griffin

Male 1831 - 1911  (80 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name William Franklin Griffin 
    Born 5 Mar 1831  Pekin, Salem, Washington County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 May 1911  Minneapolis, Ottawa County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 30 May 1911  Highland Cemetery, Gar Circle, Minneapolis, Ottawa County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I159340  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2015 

    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  [1
    Family ID F9435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Augustine Burt,   b. 3 Apr 1838, Salem, Washington County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1875, Minneapolis, Ottawa County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1855  Salem, Washington County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary J. Griffin,   b. 28 Jun 1856, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1876, Minneapolis, Ottawa County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     2. Thomas A. Griffin,   b. 11 Nov 1857, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1903, Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     3. Sarah Anne Griffin,   b. 1859, Coal Town, South Moline Township, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1946, Roosevelt, Duchesne Co., Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. Lucy A. Griffin,   b. 1866, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1882, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     5. Asbury C. Griffin,   b. 1868, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. Martha M. Griffin,   b. 18 Apr 1872, Minneapolis, Ottawa County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898, Minneapolis, Ottawa County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F9439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy Catharine Shelton,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 2 Aug 1877  Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F9440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Harriet Williamson,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 29 Aug 1889  Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F9441  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Elizabeth Shultz,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 22 Jun 1896  Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F9442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Griffin 1831-1911 was a Private in 129th ILL Infantry, Company K. He was injured and disabled. His Headstone is at Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis, Ottawa County, Kansas. Park Service
      Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
      http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.com
      WILLIAM FRANKLIN GRIFFIN
      Regiment Name 93 Illinois Infantry Side Union Company F Soldier'sRank_In Sgt. Soldier's Rank_Out Sgt. Alternate Name Notes Film NumberM539 roll 35

      UNION ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS

      93rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry
      Organized at Chicago, Ill., and mustered in October 13, 1862. Moved toMemphis, Tenn., November 9-14, 1862. Attached to 5th Brigade, 5thDivision, District of Memphis, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. ofthe Tennessee, November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District ofMemphis, 13th Army Corps, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 7thDivision, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 7thDivision, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2ndDivision, 17th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rdDivision, 15th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division,15th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 15th ArmyCorps, to June, 1865.

      SERVICE.-Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November, 1862, toJanuary, 1863. Tallahatchie March November 26-December 12, 1862. AtRidgway, Tenn., January to March, 1863. Moved to Lake Providence, La.,March 3, thence to Helena, Ark., March 10. Expedition to Yazoo Pass byMoon Lake, Yazoo Pass and Coldwater and Tallahatchie Rivers March13-April 5. Operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March13-April 5. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 13. Movement onBruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson,Miss., May 1 (Reserve). Battles of Raymond May 12; near Raymond May13; Jackson May 14; Champion's Hill May 16; Big Black River May 17.Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22.Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Moved to Jackson, Miss., July 13-15.Siege of Jackson July 15-17. At Vicksburg till September 12. Moved toHelena, Ark., September 12, thence to Memphis, Tenn., September 30.March to Chattanooga, Tenn., October 3-November 19. Operations on theMemphis and Charleston R. R. in Alabama October 20-29.Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Tunnel Hill November23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November26-27. Moved to Bridgeport, Ala., December 3. To Larkinsville, Ala.,December 22, and to Huntsville, Ala., January 17, 1864. Duty theretill June. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27. Tunnel Hill,Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23-25. Moved toDecatur, Ala., June 12, thence march to Stevenson, Ala., June 14-25.To Kingston, Ga., June 27-28, thence to Etowah and guard bridge andcrossing till July 11. At Kingston till August 2. March to AllatoonaAugust 2-3. Pursuit of Wheeler to Spring Place August 15-18. At Resacaand Allatoona till November. Battle of Allatoona October 5. March tothe sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21.Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps,S.C., February 2-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto RiverFebruary 12-13. Columbia February 15-17. West's Cross Roads February25 (Detachment). Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 20-21. Occupationof Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation ofRaleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston andhis army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May19. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 23 and discharged atChicago, Ill., July 7, 1865.
      Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 147 Enlisted men killedand mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 142 Enlisted men by disease.Total 294.
      Obtained: 27 July 2006; SLJuhl, compiler

  • Sources 
    1. [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 .).