Working on Descendants of John Griffin and Susannah Seay. Susannah S. Griffin married Michael Handley, after his death she married William Tinsley, a widower. Trying to trace these families.
Susannah S.Griffinwas born Abt. 1824 in VA, and died 18 June 1898 in IL.She married (1) Michael Handley 05 December 1841 in (Clark) IL.He died July 1848 in (Clark) IL.She married (2) William Tinsley Bet. 1850 - 1854.He was born 10 March 1807 in (Shelby) KY, and died Bef. 1870.
Children of Susannah Griffin and Michael Handley are: i. Jestine Harland2 Handley, born 06 April 1844 in (Clark) IL; died 12 February 1916 in Embarrass Twp. (Edgar) IL.He married Lucinda Jane Shields 29 September 1867 in (Edgar) IL; born 28 August 1849 in (Edgar) IL; died April 1935 in (Edgar) IL. ii. Melinda Jane Handley, born 05 March 1846 in (Clark) IL; died 29 October 1923 in Oakland (Coles) IL.She married Elisha Newton Swinford 06 January 1869 in (Coles) IL; born 19 February 1845 in (Putnam) IN; died 14 June 1911 in IL. iii. Esther Handley, born Abt. 1848 in IL.
Children of Susannah Griffin and William Tinsley are: i. Mary L.2 Tinsley, born 1855 in IL.She married Daniel W. Collins 04 August 1872 in (Coles) IL; born Abt. 1853 in OH. ii. Martha Tinsley, born 1857 in IL. iii. Stephen A.D. Tinsley, born 1859 in (Coles) IL; died February 1860 in (Coles) IL. iv. Stephen Tinsley, born Abt. 1860. v. Thomas W. Tinsley, born 1861 in (Coles) IL.He married Nevada Patterson 30 October 1883 in (Coles) IL. vi. George W. Tinsley, born December 1863 in (Coles) IL.He married Julia Ann Lipscomb 11 November 1884 in (Coles) IL; born 06 April 1867 in (Coles) IL.