I am writing to report on some success with guesswork and flexibility... My distant cousin, Clement Frank Griffin, was born in Massachusetts at a time where he might have served in the Union Army, but nothing in the Army records. So I made a guess that any man named Clement would use his middle name if it was more masculine than his first name. Success! Frank Clement Griffin had enlisted. The Army record showed that he was 18 (even though he was only 16) but the birth month and day and…Continue
Added by Randall Griffin on August 6, 2011 at 6:39pm — No Comments
I am seeking photos of my family and "the farm" in Maine. My ggrandfather, Leslie Griffin b. 1878 in Livermore, inherited the property from his mother Clara Morse. My grandfather, Richard Griffin b. 1900 in Somerville, MA, summered there, and I did too. There he met and married his wife, my grandmother, Hazel Norton b. 1901 in Livermore, in 1920.
I would also welcome any stories that you can offer of the Griffin, Norton and related families.
Added by Randall Griffin on July 20, 2011 at 8:07pm — No Comments