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**Warren Noah Griffin

Male 1914 - 1991  (77 years)


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  • Name **Warren Noah Griffin  [1
    Born 14 Feb 1914  Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois Per Military Papers Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Aug 1991  Silvis, Rock Island County, Illinois; Obit Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 22 Aug 1991  Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, Rock Island County, Illinois; Plot R 63 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I6588  My Genealogy

    Father **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) 
    Mother *Mina Willimena "Minnie" Hansen Hanson,   b. 13 Sep 1875, East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1959, East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois; Obit Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 12 Mar 1896  Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4299  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family *Jennie Mae Wendell,   b. 12 Oct 1915, South Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 2000, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois; Obit Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1936  Silvis, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1). SOURCE: THE DISPATCH AND ROCK ISLAND ARGUS NEWSPAPER, ROCKISLAND COUNTY, ILLINOIS; TUESDAY, 20 AUGUST 1991
      "WARREN GRIFFIN
      Warren N. Griffin, 76, of 3302 38th St., Moline, died Monday, Aug. 19,1991, at Illini Hospital, Silvis. Services are 1 p.m. Thursday atUnion Congregational Church, Moline, where he was a member. Burial isin National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, with military services conductedby East Moline Legion Post 227. Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdayat Esterdahl Mortuary Ltd., Moline. Memorials may be made to thechurch or the Visiting Nurses Association, Moline. Mr. Griffin wasborn Feb. 14, 1915, in Moline, the son of Joseph Finley and MinnieHanson Griffin. He married Jennie M. Wendell Dec. 31, 1936, inSilvis. He was a combine repairman at the former InternationalHarvester Works, East Moline, for 334 years, retiring in 1970.Earlier he had worked at the Ferry Coal Mines on 41st St., Moline,from 1929-1933. He was a member of American Legion Post 227. He wasa World War II Army Veteran, serving in the Pacific Theater. Heenjoyed gardening, fishing, and bowling. The survivors listing hasbeen omitted for living persons; 14 grandchildren; twogreat-grandchildren; and brothers, living." Source Obtained: 28July 2006, Rock Island County Library, Rock Island, Illinois; Copyfrom microfilm of newspaper dated August, 1991, per Joseph LeeWethington & Sandra Lee Elkins Juhl. [Transcribed 28 July 2006,SLJuhl, compiler]

      2). SOURCE: MILITARY HONORABLE DISCHARGE FORM: COPY AVAILABLE INPARK & GRIFFIN RECORDS.
      WARREN NOAH GRIFFIN
      DECORATIONS AND CITATIONS: 1). Overseas Service Bar, 2). AmericanCampaign Medal, 3). Philippine Liberation Ribbon, 4). Good ConductMedal, 5). Victory Medal World War II.
      MILITARY OCCUPATION: Carpenter, Truck Driver
      SEPERATION: Camp Grant Illinois
      SEE FACTS; Serial Number, Social Security number are private and willnot be given out without permission of the immediate living familymembers.
      [06 October 2006, SLJuhl, compiler]

      3). SOURCE: Information taken from BLANCHE THOMPSON WENDELL'S BIBLERECORD of births, deaths, memoranda, and marriages of the WendellFamily. Contributed by Marcella Mae Griffin, daughter of Jennie MaeWendell Griffin on 23 October 2006. Transcribed to FTM program on 24October 2006, SLJuhl, compiler.

      4). SOURCE: PHOTO OF CEMETERY HEADSTONE; CEMETERY LISTED UNDERBURIAL.
    • (Medical):race white, blue eyes & brown hair per military records

  • Sources 
    1. [S970] Warren Noah Griffin of Rock Island County, Illinois; Bible Records, SOURCE: Information taken from BLANCHE THOMPSON WENDELL'S BIBLERECORD of births, deaths, memoranda, and marriages of the WendellFamily. Contributed by Marcella Mae Griffin, daughter of Jennie MaeWendell Griffin on 23 October 2006. Transcribed to FTM S.

    2. [S971] Warren Noah Griffin of Rock Island County, Illinois Obituary, SOURCE: THE DISPATCH AND ROCK ISLAND ARGUS NEWSPAPER, ROCK ISLANDCOUNTY, ILLINOIS; TUESDAY, 20 AUGUST 1991 SOURCE: THE DISPATCH AND ROCK ISLAND ARGUS NEWSPAPER, ROCK ISLANDCOUNTY, ILLINOIS; TUESDAY, 20 AUGUST 1991, Warren Noah Griffin of RockIsland Cou.

    3. [S972] Warren Noah Griffin, Headstone Photo, (Name: National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, Rock Island County, Illinois;Plot R 63; Headstone Photo, Warren Noah Griffin (National Cemetery, ArsenalIsland, Rock Island County, Illinois; Plot R 63), Source Medium:Tombstone .).