Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Griffith

Male 1660 - 1699  (39 years)


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  • Name William Griffith 
    Born 1660  Cardiganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Oct 1699  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20039  Tree1
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2022 

    Father Family Griffith 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F54566  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah MacCubbin,   b. 1671, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1716, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 1687  Middle Neck, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Orlando Griffith,   b. 17 Oct 1688, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1757, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     2. Sophia Griffith,   b. 27 Apr 1691, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)  [natural]
     3. Charles Griffith,   b. 20 Jan 1693, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1771, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     4. William Griffith,   b. 15 Apr 1697, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1757, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F11740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Griffith, William, A. A. Co.,31st Aug., 1699; 23rd Oct., 1699.
      To wife Sarah, dwelling plantation and personalty.
      To son Charles and dau. Sofleh, "Griffith's Lot" equally.
      To son Olandey, personalty.
      Ex. not given.
      Test: Wm. Maccubbin, Wm. Ridgely, Thos. Macaly. 6. 302.
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      William Griefeth 20.128 I AA £59.7.1 Feb 18 1700
      Appraisers: E. Ramney, John Enackerlen (?).
      List of debts: George Ashman,, William Smith, Charles Grayham.
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      EFSM Vol 1 pg 204
      William Griffith, a descendant of Griffith, Prince of Wales, b. near Cardigan, Wales, married Sarah Mackubin, daughter of John Mackubin who came from the Lowlands of Scotland (Founders of Anne Arundel & Howard Counties). Eleanor, mother of Sarah and widow of John Mackubin, m. John Howard of Anne Arundel Co. who died in 1695.
      A William Griffith was in Maryland as early as 17 Jan 1648/9 when he was named one of the legatees in the will of John Harrison of Anne Arundel County (Md. Cal. Wills, Vol. IV, p. 94). Skordas shows William, husband of Sarah, was transported in 167 5 (Liber 1 s, folio 329).
      William d. between 31 Aug and 23 Oct 1699; his widow Sarah m. 30 Nov 1699 St. Anne's Parish to Thomas Reynolds. Shed. 22 Apr 1716 St. Anne Parish. The records of the birth of the Griffith children from St. Anne's Parish:
      1. Orlando Griffith, b. 17 Oct 1688
      2. Sophia Griffith, b. 27 Apr 1691
      3. Charles Griffith, b. 20 Jan 1693
      4. William Griffith, b. 15 Apr 1697
      William Griffith, planter of Anne Arundel Co. purchased a tract called Clark's Luck on 30 Jan 1687 from Neale Clarke; "Thomas Reynolds in right of his wife, relict and legatee of Wm. Griffith, late of Anne Arundel Co., dec'd, requested the conveyance be rerecorded [undated)" (Abscram of Land Records of Anne Arundel Co., 1662-1703).

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