Thursday, January 20, 2011

Meet the family for January 20, 2011


William Malachi Griffin
is 124 years old today, born in 1887.  William is the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  William was born in Tennessee and died March 2, 1959 in Soldiers Home, Pierce, Washington.  His mother is Clemontine Brown and William was the 7th of 9 children born to William Ellis Griffin and Clemontina Brown.  Clemontina is the sister of Oscar Routh Brown.  Oscar is the 7th born of the 11 to Thomas Truly Brown and Louise J. C. Rogers, the girls' 4th great-grandparents.  Oscar married Ella Mariah Crow and they are the kids' 3rd great-grandparents.  They begot Erskin Brown in 1901 then the twins Ralph and Dolph in 1905 followed by James Lee Brown in 1909 then Oscar Thomas "Coon" Brown in 1912.  Oscar Thomas married Donie Mae Mayne in 1936 and they begot Ella Ween Brown in 1937, Doyle Brown in 1939 and Jerrel Thomas Brown in 1941.

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