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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Loura Myrtle (Lemen) Griffin

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This is Loura Myrtle (Lemen) Griffin's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for Myrtle's genealogy below.

Loura Myrtle (Lemen) Griffin
25 May 1888 - 25 Jun 1916
Canaan, Jefferson County, Indiana

Sister of Estella J. Lemen, Arthur Garfield Lemen, Avery Edward Lemen and Nellie Lemen

Wife of Joseph Franklin Griffin

Mother of Delbert Lewis Griffin, Dana May (Griffin) Wyne, Gerald William Griffin and Wilber Franklin Griffin

Thomas E. Lemen ancestors
1854 - 03 Nov 1891
Ripley, Indiana, United States
Gabriel David Lemen Sr ancestors
09 Jul 1789 - 17 Apr 1869
Nelson County, Kentucky, USA
* John Lemen ancestors
1740 - 1824
* Robert Lemen more treemore tree ancestors
03 Aug 1716 - 1796
* Isabella Jennings ancestors
1717 -
* Mary Cox ancestors
1753 - 1813
Romney, Hampshire, Colony of Virginia
* Isaac Cox more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1716 - 1783
* Susannah Tomlinson more treemore tree ancestors
1720 - abt 1799
Mary Y. Caplinger ancestors
02 Feb 1806 - 04 May 1873
Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky, USA
* Henry Caplinger ancestors
abt 1780 - 1806
Shelbyville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States
* Johan Caplinger more tree ancestors
abt 14 Mar 1747 - 16 Feb 1816
* Sarah Ann Eldridge ancestors
abt 1749 - 1822
* Margaret Harper ancestors
abt 1784 -
Shelbyville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States
* [Harper g-g-grandfather?]
* [Harper g-g-grandmother?]
Alice Jane Shreve ancestors
10 Jun 1855 - 13 Jun 1943
Ripley, Indiana, United States
Samuel Shreve ancestors
15 Mar 1818 -
Ripley, Indiana, United States
* Jonathan Shreve ancestors
14 Jan 1794 - 1856
Georgetown, Brown Co., Ohio, USA
* Jonah Shreve more treemore tree ancestors
29 Apr 1770 - 04 Jan 1857
* Mary Butts ancestors
24 May 1777 - 08 Feb 1851
* Mary Butts ancestors
24 May 1777 - 08 Feb 1851
Pennsylvania, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
* [Butts g-g-grandfather?]
* [Butts g-g-grandmother?]
Eliza Jane West ancestors
23 Apr 1822 - 07 Mar 1903
Ripley, Indiana, United States
* John West ancestors
abt 1787 - 20 Jan 1865
* [West g-g-grandfather?]
* [West g-g-grandmother?]
* Martha Benefiel ancestors
13 Mar 1789 - 31 Dec 1878
* George Eli Benefiel more treemore tree ancestors
25 Dec 1759 - 01 Apr 1832
* Mary Buchanan more treemore tree ancestors
15 Mar 1764 - abt 02 May 1857

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

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Ancestor List for Myrtle (Lemen) Griffin ahnenlist
The ancestor list uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text.

Ancestor Listmaker [independent app]
View or download a list of up to 20 generations of ancestors who meet a wide variety of criteria.

Compact Family Tree
This alternative tree view is 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.

Descendant List descendants
This shows up to five generations of children and grandchildren of Myrtle along with their spouses.

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

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
This tool helps you take things a step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in Myrtle's tree.

Dynamic Tree
The 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]
This app has advanced visualization tools plus downloading and printing capabilities.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
This simple page illustrates nuclear families based on marriages. It's handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
This flexible tool enables you to see more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Fan ChartFan Chart [independent app]
This tool has 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."

Global Family Tree Connection
How many degrees of separation are between Myrtle and Henry VIII? 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.

Images of Myrtle photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Myrtle yet. Login to upload one.

Index of Lemens
This page shows all the Lemens on WikiTree. It's useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Myrtle. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Lemen DNA Connections and LEMEN G2G.

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Canaan, Jefferson County, Indiana on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Jefferson, Indiana, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana on Google Maps | Open Street Map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
This view parallels the pedigree chart above but it is optimized for printing. It can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form at a family gathering.

Profile of Myrtle
The profile page is the central place for organizing and viewing information and sources on an individual. This tree & tools page is a supplement to it. Whenever you see Myrtle's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Lemen-113 is Myrtle's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Lemen-113 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Myrtle 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 Myrtle 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
The surnames page is a quick reference sheet that displays seven generations of Myrtle's family names. Many members share its URL via email, e.g. with a DNA match to ask if the other person recognizes a surname.

WikiTree Tools

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

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

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
Myrtle'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 Myrtle or have a Lemen family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate her tree.

Privacy Setting privacy
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the Lemen surname index, etc. The white dot for Myrtle indicates that her profile is Open. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of Myrtle's DNA
If Myrtle'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 Myrtle'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 Myrtle's Trusted List.

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
Myrtle'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 Myrtle. 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 Myrtle'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 Myrtle 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 Myrtle'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 genealogist with a special interest in collaborating on Myrtle's profile, join the Trusted List. The profile is Open so you don't need to be on the Trusted List to edit or improve upon it. You only need to join if you want to receive updates about her in your activity feeds or complete merges. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about Myrtle, 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.

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