Never found the connection but have both Parker, Griffin in family group so was doing some searching and keep this on file. If do not have May be a starting point. 1880 Census-- Newark, Licking Ohio Hesny Griffith(probably spelled wrong, might be Henry) age 40 born Wales as was Fa. Mo. Farmer Minnie Griffithwife b. Ger as was Mo. Fa. age 31 Keeping house Charlote E. Griffith dau. age 4 b. OH John Wm Griffith son age 2 born OH.