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What do you do when you can’t find an obituary for someone important in your family line? One of my 2nd-great grandmothers lived in small communities all across northern Michigan in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The family worked in the woods, moving from town to town following the lumber companies. I haven’t […]

I originally found Henry GRIFFIN in May or June of 2000. I’ve long made it a research practice to study the families and descendants of siblings of those ancestors in my direct lines. I can’t tell you how often that has paid off in discoveries of new clues to research and interesting connections in general. […]

Relationship Chart Richard GRIFFIN b. 22 Jun 1732 at Nine Partners, d. 8 Oct 1795 at Grimsby, Lincoln m. 1757 at Nine Partners, NY +Mary SMITH b. circa 1734 at probably, CT d. after 1780 at Ontario Smith GRIFFIN               Siblings    Miriam GRIFFIN b. 9 Aug 1772                           b. 15 Apr 1765 at Nine Partners, NY                    at […]