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Elnathan Griffin (1724)

Elnathan Griffin
Born in Rochester, Plymouth Co., Massachusettsmap
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Husband of — married 26 Nov 1750 in Connecticutmap
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Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 4 May 2013
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Elnathan Griffin was born on 9 Feb 1724/25 at Rochester, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Stephen Griffin and Hannah Norcross. [1]

He married Patience Burr, daughter of Jehu Burr and Sarah(--?--), on 26 Nov. 1750 at Connecticut.[2]

He witnessed the baptism of his son, Aaron Griffin, on 2 July 1758 at Congregational Church, Redding, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.[2] He and Patience Burr were admitted to church and renewed covenant "having brought certificate by ye Rev. Mr. Goodsel of Greenfield" on 2 July 1758 at Congregational Church, Redding, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.[3] He witnessed the baptism of his daughter, Abigail Griffith, on 24 May 1761 at Congregational Church, Redding, Fairfield Co., Connecticut. He witnessed the baptism of his son, Samuel Griffin, on 26 Feb. 1764 at Congregational Church, Redding, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.[2] He lived circa 1768 at New Lebanon, Albany Co., New York. He was elected Tithing Man for New Lebanon on 5 May 1772 at King's District, Albany Co., New York, New England.[4] He paid tax of 123.0 pounds on real estate valued at 500.0 pounds and personal estate of 115.0 pounds in 1779 at King's District, Albany Co., New York.[5] He appeared on the census of 1790 at Canaan, Columbia Co., New York.[6]


  1. Vital records of Rochester, Massachusetts to the year 1850. Boston. New England Historic Genealogical Society. 1914. page 138
    • "Griffeth
    • "Elnatahan, s. Stephen and Hanah, Feb. 9, 1724-25
    • "Nathaneal, s. Stephen and Hanah, Feb. 28, 1722-23
    • "Stephen, s. Stephen and Hanah, Mar. 20, 1720-21
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Donald Lines Jacobus. History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Volumes 1-3; Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1991. Vol. 2. p. 420. Available at Search Card Catalog by book title.
  3. Parish Register of the Congregational Church, Redding. Copied by C. B. T. Verified by L. S. July 2, 1758. Is Chapter XXIII of: Charles Burr Todd The History of Redding Connecticut from its First Settlement to the Present available at: The history of Redding, Connecticut
  4. Civil Government Canaan, Columbia County, New York By Capt. Franklin Ellis, 1878.
  5. Tax List King's District (1779) Albany Co., New York
  6. Griffin, Elnathan 1 male over 16, 2 females; living next to Aaron Griffin


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