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Griffin Personal Papers


Title: Griffin Personal Papers

Span Dates: 1525-1985

Bulk Dates: 1819-1980

Accession Number: 2012-29

Creators: Griffin, Frances, 1922 ----

Extent: 5 scanned manuscript pdf files (31 MB) and 3 image jpeg files (6.1 MB)

Language: English

Repository: Digital Manuscript Collections, Genealogical Forum of Oregon Library, Portland, Oregon

Abstract: Genealogical research material focused on the surnames Benham, Stephens (Stevens), Dollarhide, Coffin, Workman, Mead and associated families. Includes 5 file folders and 3 OV items consisting of pedigree charts, correspondence, copies of vital records, and family group sheets. Primary locations traced within the author's genealogical research include Loudoun Co. Virginia, Warren Co. Ohio, Monmouth Co. New Jersey, King Co. Washington, New Haven Co. Connecticut and Marion Co. Oregon. Additional references are made throughout the collection to the family's ancestors from Germany, Holland, Austria, Ireland, Scotland and England. The author's focus on correspondent exchange of information constitutes much of the collection's family history sources.