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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Donald Loyd Griffin

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This is a pedigree chart for Donald [Griffin-14205]. There are additional tools below.

Donald Loyd Griffin
30 Jan 1933 - 6 Nov 2002
Shelby Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States

Brother of Delmar Wayne Griffin, Eldon Leon Griffin and Jan Harlan Griffin

Husband of [private wife (1930s - unknown)]

Father of Marc Griffin J.D.

Gerald William Griffin ancestors
12 Jul 1909 - 12 May 1971
Canaan, Jefferson, Indiana, United States
Joseph Franklin Griffin ancestors
21 Oct 1869 - 15 Feb 1938
Jefferson, Indiana, United States
* John William Griffin ancestors
06 Feb 1844 - 09 Feb 1927
Jefferson, Indiana, United States
* James E. Griffin more treemore tree ancestors
02 Feb 1810 - 10 Jun 1900
* Mary Ann Griffin more treemore tree ancestors
01 May 1812 - 10 Mar 1898
* Eliza Ann Ward ancestors
Feb 1846 - 05 Sep 1940
Jefferson, Indiana, United States
* [Ward g-g-grandfather?]
* [Ward g-g-grandmother?]
Loura Myrtle Lemen ancestors
25 May 1888 - 25 Jun 1916
Canaan, Jefferson County, Indiana
* Thomas E. Lemen ancestors
1854 - 03 Nov 1891
Ripley, Indiana, United States
* Gabriel David Lemen Sr more treemore tree ancestors
09 Jul 1789 - 17 Apr 1869
* Mary Y. Caplinger more treemore tree ancestors
02 Feb 1806 - 04 May 1873
* Alice Jane Shreve ancestors
10 Jun 1855 - 13 Jun 1943
Ripley, Indiana, United States
* Samuel Shreve more treemore tree ancestors
13 Mar 1818 - 23 Jan 1900
* Eliza Jane West more treemore tree ancestors
23 Apr 1822 - 07 Mar 1903
Wauneta Opal Jackson ancestors
16 Apr 1911 - 14 Jun 1991
Jefferson, Indiana, United States
Carl Clinton Jackson ancestors
11 May 1888 - 30 Dec 1944
Jefferson, Indiana, United States
* Robert David Jackson Jr. ancestors
16 Sep 1860 - 02 Apr 1925
Jefferson, Indiana, United States
* Harry Henry Jackson more treemore tree ancestors
22 Mar 1836 - 06 Dec 1909
* Nancy Catherine Griffin more treemore tree ancestors
18 May 1841 - 18 Jun 1926
* Sarah Elizabeth Hall ancestors
03 May 1861 - 24 Mar 1931
Jefferson, Indiana, United States
* David H Hall more treemore tree ancestors
18 Mar 1831 - 11 Apr 1887
* Rebecca Hankins more treemore tree ancestors
06 Oct 1832 - 14 Apr 1911
Ethel Mae Barnes ancestors
28 May 1890 - 14 Mar 1983
Jefferson, Indiana, United States
* John Wesley Barnes ancestors
16 Aug 1857 - 29 Apr 1934
Jefferson, Indiana, United States
* Leander B. Barnes more treemore tree ancestors
1831 - 09 Sep 1872
* Sarah Frances Demaree more treemore tree ancestors
07 Sep 1835 - 28 Sep 1905
* Martha Amanda Brown ancestors
10 Jun 1858 - 27 Oct 1911
Jefferson, Indiana, United States
* Jonathan Brown more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1828 - 26 Aug 1900
* Amanda A. Whitham more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1840 - 13 Sep 1899

Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Donald's family history.

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Ancestor List for Donald Griffin ahnenlist
Uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text.

Ancestor Explorer [independent app]
View or download a list of up to 20 generations of ancestors who meet a wide variety of criteria, map them, and more.

Compact Family Tree
Packed with eight generations — up to 254 ancestors — along with birth and death dates and locations. The downside is that it's not a conventional tree format; it may take a couple minutes to orient yourself.

How many degrees of separation are between Donald and Henry VIII (or anyone else)? This Connection Finder includes relationships through marriage, so it is not a genealogical cousin calculator like our Relationship Finder, but it's a fun way to illustrate how closely we're all connected.

Descendant List descendants
Up to five generations of children and grandchildren of Donald along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Donald's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Donald gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Donald's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Donald's testable DNA.

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
A step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in Donald's tree.

Dynamic Tree
Expands to include an unlimited number of generations of parents and children. You can zoom in or out and pan around for the perfect view as you browse.

Dynamic Tree by Topola [independent app]
Advanced visualization tools plus downloading and printing capabilities.

FamilySearch Connections
Here is a likely matching profile for Donald on the FamilySearch Tree: 9JND-H59.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
Simple page to illustrate nuclear families based on marriages. Handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
Flexible tool for viewing more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Fan ChartFan Chart [independent app]
Lots of options for display, color, and sharing, including DNA inheritance, print with PDF, and other views such as "Fractal H-Trees" and "Relative SpiderWebs."

Images of Donald photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Donald yet. Please contact the profile managers if you have any.

Index of Griffins
Shows all the Griffins on WikiTree. Useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Donald. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Griffin DNA Connections and GRIFFIN G2G.

Map Navigator SampleLocation Maps map pin [independent apps]
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Shelby Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Saint Francis Hospital, Center Township, Marion, Indiana, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
WikiTree+'s Map Navigator can plot Donald's ancestors or descendants on a map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
Parallel to the pedigree chart above but optimized for printing. Can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form.

Profile of Donald
The central place for organizing and viewing information and sources. Whenever you see Donald's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Griffin-14205 is Donald's unique WikiTree ID.

Profile Overview [independent app]
Dig into the contents of WikiTree profiles in a completely different way.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Griffin-14205 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Donald and the other person. It will name the relationship, e.g. "third cousin twice removed," and show the trail of connections to a common ancestor. Although not everyone on WikiTree shares common ancestors, finding and connecting them is our ultimate goal. See the Relationship Finder Quick Links to check for relationships to US presidents, Mayflower passengers, Magna Carta Sureties and more.

Research with RootsSearch [independent app]
Automatically search for Donald on more than 20 different genealogy websites with the RootsSearch app.

Share Tree on Facebook shareable tree
Download and share an attractive family tree image. This is a great way to elicit information and photo sharing from family and old friends. You might be surprised at who replies. The "Wikid Shareable Tree" is another option. You can just copy and paste the URL into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
A quick reference sheet with seven generations of Donald's family names.

WikiTree Tools

Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow Donald's family history.

Activity Feed
Here you can view the additions and changes that WikiTree members have made to Donald's profile so far.

Bio Check [independent app]
Scan for missing sources and opportunities to improve profiles.

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
Donald's edit page is the central location for adding information and correcting mistakes. Is there anything you can add or improve upon? Since you're not logged-in yet you can't make changes directly. Contact the profile managers. Please don't go away without giving us your information and sources. Thank you!

Family Tree Widgets family tree widgets
If you're a blogger who's writing a post about Donald or have a Griffin family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate his tree.

Privacy Setting privacy
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the Griffin surname index, etc. The green dot for Donald indicates that his profile is Public. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of Donald's DNA
If Donald's DNA (not a family member's or descendant's DNA) has been tested for genealogical purposes the test or tests should be selected here. This will automatically create connections on the profiles of Donald's relatives where the test may be useful for confirming relationships. It's very valuable for advanced genealogy. To add tests you need to be on Donald's Trusted List.

Trusted List
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit Donald's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in Donald and receives updates about changes to the profile. The Relationship Finder icon links Find Relationship next their names will show you their relationship to Donald.


Here are ways to connect and communicate with genealogists regarding Donald's profile, especially if you're unable to collaborate directly using the WikiTree Tools above.

Ask a Question about Donald
WikiTree's Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum is where genealogists help each other. If you have a question about Donald and would like to seek help from the wider community — not just Donald's friends and family — post it here.  

Comment on Profile Message Board
Donald's profile, like all WikiTree profiles, has a section for public comments. This is the best place to put anything you'd like seen by all genealogists who are interested in Donald. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via email, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit Donald's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of Donald or scans of vintage postcards. An e-card can be a great way to tell a genealogist or family member about what's here.

Private Message — Directly Contact Profile Manager private message
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing Donald's profile. If there are multiple managers or genealogists involved, you will need to send separate messages. Unless your information is sensitive it's better to post a public comment. Login to post.

Trusted List Request Form
If you're a family member or descendant please join the Trusted List. This will you give you full access to view, follow, and edit Donald's information on WikiTree. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about Donald, the WikiTree community thanks you in advance for not leaving here without sharing it. :-) We are on a mission to connect the human family on one free yet reliable and privacy-controlled tree. Although we will never be finished, we make amazing progress every day because tens of thousands of good genealogists are willing to help.