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Griffin Stith (1753 - 1794)

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Griffin Stith
Born in Brunswick County, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Northampton, Virginiamap
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 31 Oct 2010
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Categories: Stith Name Study | Brunswick County, Virginia Colony | Brunswick County, Virginia | King George County, Virginia Colony | King George County, Virginia | Northumberland County, Virginia | Jefferson County, Virginia.


Griffin Stith, Jr. was born on August 24, 1753 in Brunswick County, Virginia. His patriotic service was as a member of the Committee of Safety in King George County, Virginia. He was also a resident of Northumberland County.[1]

Griffin married Frances Washington Townsend (1767-c1803) on June 12, 1788.[2]

They had at least one child: Their daughter Elizabeth Frances Stith was born on March 12, 1794 and married (2) Henry Ward in 1818.[1][2]

Griffin Stith died in Jefferson County, Virginia after 1808.[1]

Research Notes

This profile for Griffin Jr. ([Stith-79]) prior to March 22, 2017 matched the name, birth info, and daughter (Elizabeth Frances Stith-59) from DAR records for Griffin Jr. On that date, the profile for wife Frances was attached and the death date changed from 1794 to "after 1808" to match DAR records.
[citation needed] for other marriages:


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed March 22, 2017), "Record of Griffin Stith Jr.", Ancestor # A110258.
  2. 2.0 2.1 This DAR record for a descendant of Griffin Stith Jr.
This person was created on 31 October 2010 through the import of Pioneer Stock.GED.

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On 30 May 2016 at 22:54 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

Griffin, son of Griffin Stith, mentioned p 28

Williamsburg Lodge of Masons The William and Mary Quarterly Vol. 1, No. 1 (Jul., 1892), pp. 1-33 Published by: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture DOI: 10.2307/1939656 Stable URL: Page Count: 33

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