Philad. Griffith 1800's- Can you help identify?
By nancy February 06, 2002 at 09:11:16
I am trying to identify the family of Rachel Griffith (1778-after 1850) as described below.**Any** help would be apreciated.
Notes for RACHEL GRIFFITH:
Abstracts of Bucks County Pennsylvania Wills: 1785-1825 Will Book 8. Page 327:
Mary Fry, Warminston Township., Widow, July 09, 1807, Proved April 10, 1813. Codicil, Februay 11, 1811.John Griffith (son of Brother Thomas Griffith),and James Craven Exe., Nieces Elizabeth McClean, Elizabeth Funk, Mary Kyser, Rachel Readheffer, Jacob Fry McClean, Mary McClean,(daughter of niece Elizabeth McClean, Jacob Griffith, (son of nephew John Griffith).
Wit: Nath B. Boileau and Ann Boileau.
Rachel is found living with her son, Andrew Redheffer, and daughter, Anna Vanderslice and grandaughter Ann Vanderslice in the 1850 Philadelphia, Kensington Ward,Pennsylvania census. Her husband Charles died in 1821. She is listed a being 72 years old.
Children of CHARLES REDHEFFER and RACHEL GRIFFITH are:
i. MARY REDHEFFER, m. SAMUEL WEST.
ii. WILLIAM H. REDHEFFER, b. 1808, Pennsylvania; d. 1887, Pennsylvania.
iii. BENJAMIN REDHEFFER, b. 1808.
iv. ANNA REDHEFFER, b. Abt. 1810, Pennsylvania.
v. JAMES MADISON REDHEFFER, b. Abt. 1812; d. Abt. 1876.
vi. ANDREW REDHEIFFER, b. 1814, Pennsylvania.
vii. JOSEPHUS REDHEFFER, b. 1815.