Robert (Giffen) Giffin

Robert (Giffen) Giffin (1804 - 1866)

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Robert Giffin formerly Giffen
Born in Winding Hill, Belmont Co, OHmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 7 Apr 1825 in Belmont Co, OHmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Belmont Co, OHmap
Profile last modified 29 Oct 2018 | Created 29 Jun 2018
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Robert was born in 1803, (per the Giffen book) or 1804, (per his tombstone) in Belmont Co., OH. He married Sarah Hinkle, 7 Apr 1825. He passed away in 1866. I've never found him in a federal census ? He and some of his siblings changed the spelling of the surname from "en", to "in".[1]


  1. Giffen, J. W., D.D. Giffen: Genealogic Family History of Descendents of Robert Giffen and Mary Bane Giffen: Settlers at Big Spring, Pa., in 1777, Removed to Wheeling, Virginia, 1787. Cleveland, OH: Central Pub. House, 1927, p 105.

1870 United States Federal Census

Ohio, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890

Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993

Web: Ohio, Find A Grave Index, 1803-2011

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On 1 Jul 2018 at 15:09 GMT Terry Magyar wrote:

Robert Giffen is my 2nd great grandfather.

Robert is 15 degrees from T S Eliot, 17 degrees from Walter Howe and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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