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Benjamin Griffith (b. Abt. 1825, d. Aft. 1850)Benjamin Griffith1300, 1301, 1302 was born Abt. 1825 in New Jersey1303, and died Aft. 1850.He married Adeline A. Coslet on April 09, 1844 in Stark Co., Ohio1304, daughter of James Coslet and Maria Linn.
Notes for Benjamin Griffith:
Listed in 1850 Census taken in Camden Townwship, Hillsdale Co., Michigan on July 18, 1850 (page 656):
Benjamin Griffith, Age 25, M, Shoemaker, Born in NJ.
Adaline Griffith, Age 23, F, Born in PA
John W. Griffith, Age 3, M, Mich
Same 1850 census from Camden shows what is probably Benjamin's Father Amos Griffith:
Griffith, Amos, 54, M, Farmer, born NJ
Griffith, Hannah, 54, F, born NJ
Griffith, William, 20 or 24, M, Camden
Griffith, Francis, 19, M, Camden
Griffith, Emily, 15, F, Camden
Griffith, John, 13, M, Camden
Griffith, Mary, 10, F, Camden
Griffith, Edward, 7, M, Camden
Same 1850 census from Camden shows what is probably Benjamin's brother George Griffith:
Griffith, George, 24, M, Farmer, NJ
Griffith, Elizabeth A., F, 25, NJ
Griffith, Mary Ann, F, 3, Camden
Griffith, Joanna, 1, F, Camden
So it appears that Amos and his wife Hannah were born in NJ, had two children Benjamin and George in NJ in 1825-26, then shortly after moved to Camden.
More About Benjamin Griffith:
Date born 2: 1825, New Jersey, New Jersey.1305
Occupation: 1850, Shoemaker.1306
Residence: 1850, Camden, Hillsdale, Michigan.1307
More About Benjamin Griffith and Adeline A. Coslet:
Marriage 1: April 09, 1844, Stark Co., Ohio.1308
Marriage 2: March 28, 1844, Stark Co., Ohio.1309
Children of Benjamin Griffith and Adeline A. Coslet are:
- +John Wesley Griffith, b. November 30, 1846, Camden, Hillsdale Co., Michigan1310, 1311, 1312, d. March 04, 1926, Bowling Green, Wood Co., Ohio1313.