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Subject: GRIFFIN family and Others/ Butler Co Al, and Copiah Co., MS
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 1999 00:50:49 EST


I am searching for any information on this family (other names include-
ENGLISH, STINSON, THOMPSON, PHILLIPS, SIMS, STEWART , MCCRORY ,
LEWIS, DAVIS, CANNON)
Descendants of Joel Lee Griffin

1. JOEL LEE GRIFFIN was born March 7, 1817 in SC, and died Aft. 1870. He
married NANCY ELIZABETH ENGLISH November 10, 1839.

Children of JOEL GRIFFIN and NANCY ENGLISH are:
2.i.MARY JANE5 GRIFFIN, b. October 9, 1840, GA; d. June 17, 1911, Wesson,
Copiah Co., MS.
3.ii.TEMPERANCE GRIFFIN, b. March 21, 1843, AL.
4.iii.LUVINCY V. GRIFFIN, b. July 7, 1846; d. Bef. 1900.
5.iv.JAMES MORGAN GRIFFIN, b. August 29, 1848, AL.
6.v.JOHN JACKSON GRIFFIN, b. September 19, 1850, AL; d. 1933, Awin, Wilcox
Co., Alabama.
vi.JOSEPHINE GRIFFIN, b. January 8, 1853.
7.vii.NANCY ELIZABETH GRIFFIN, b. July 29, 1855.
viii.RUTHA ANN GRIFFIN, b. May 7, 1858, AL; m. C.J. REED, January 2, 1879,
Copiah Co., MS.

Generation No. 2

2. MARY JANE5 GRIFFIN was born October 9, 1840 in GA, and died June 17, 1911
in Wesson, Copiah Co., MS. She married ROBERT COLUMBUS THOMPSON May 22, 1859
in AL, son of JAMES THOMPSON and ?.

Children of MARY GRIFFIN and ROBERT THOMPSON are:
8.i.LEANNAH ELIZABETH6 THOMPSON, b. August 12, 1860, AL; d. July 21, 1881,
Wesson, Copiah Co., MS.
9.ii.TEMPERANCE ADELINE THOMPSON, b. November 4, 1861, AL; d. December 30,
1933, Magee, Simpson, MS.
10.iii.JAMES LEMUEL THOMPSON, b. April 20, 1865, AL; d. August 29, 1933,
Winona, Montomery, MS.
11.iv.MARY LUCIETTA THOMPSON, b. February 3, 1867, AL; d. March 22, 1944,
McComb, Pike Co., MS.
v.ROBERT LEE THOMPSON, b. April 5, 1869, AL; d. August 29, 1881, Wesson,
Copiah Co., MS.
vi.MARTHA JANE THOMPSON, b. May 23, 1871, AL; d. August 31, 1901, Wesson,
Copiah Co., MS.
12.vii.RUTHA MINNESOTA THOMPSON, b. March 3, 1874, AL; d. January 27, 1952,
Pendleton , SC.
viii.FANNIE PAMELA THOMPSON, b. February 1876, AL; d. June 1876, AL.

3. TEMPERANCE5 GRIFFIN was born March 21, 1843 in AL. She married JOHN I
PHILLIPS May 11, 1868 in Butler CO., AL, son of ISHAM PHILLIPS.

Children of TEMPERANCE GRIFFIN and JOHN PHILLIPS are:
i.F. J.6 PHILLIPS, b. 1869.
ii.J. W. PHILLIPS, b. 1871.
iii.NANCY J. PHILLIPS, b. 1872.
iv.IDA J. PHILLIPS, b. 1873.
v.MAMY E. PHILLIPS, b. 1876.
vi.JAMES C. PHILLIPS, b. 1877.
vii.JOHN A. PHILLIPS, b. 1879.

4. LUVINCY V. GRIFFIN was born July 7, 1846, and died Bef. 1900. She married
REUBEN J. STINSON January 9, 1869 in Butler CO., AL, son of REUBEN STINSON and
MARY GASQUE.

Children of LUVINCY GRIFFIN and REUBEN STINSON are:
i.ERVIN CORNEIL6 STINSON, b. October 8, 1868, AL; d. January 20, 1948, MS;
m. AMANDA RUSHING, January 4, 1891, Pike Co, MS.
13.ii.LEE ANDREW STINSON, b. 1871; d. 1909-1910.
iii.JOSEPH STINSON, b. 1874; d. Abt. 1950; m. JANIE F. PITTS, November 24,
1892.
14.iv.JOHN JACKSON STINSON, b. April 17, 1876, AL; d. January 12, 1965,
Tylertown, Walthal Co., MS.
v.WILLIAM STINSON, b. 1878; d. 1902, Tylertown, Walthal Co., MS; m. LILLE
CORINNE JOHNSON.
vi.YANCY STINSON, b. April 14, 1880; d. June 16, 1916, Tylertown, Walthal
Co., MS; m. NANNY RUSHING, December 25, 1899, Pike Co, MS.
vii.JESSE STINSON, b. 1882.
viii.JAMES WESLEY STINSON, b. March 10, 1885; d. May 5, 1951, Tylertown,
Walthal Co., MS; m. CARRIE FRAZIER.

5. JAMES MORGAN GRIFFIN was born August 29, 1848 in AL. He married NANCY
ELIZABETH SIMS October 21, 1869 in Butler CO., AL.

Child of JAMES GRIFFIN and NANCY SIMS is:
i.MOLLIE6 GRIFFIN, b. 1870.

6. JOHN JACKSON GRIFFIN was born September 19, 1850 in AL, and died 1933 in
Awin, Wilcox Co., Alabama. He married NANCY ELIZABETH MCCRORY September 18,
1869 in Butler CO., AL, daughter of ANDREW MCCRORY and MARY ?.

Children of JOHN GRIFFIN and NANCY MCCRORY are:
i.JOEL LEE GRIFFIN II, b. June 9, 1870, Butler CO., AL; d. January 20, 1947;
m. S.A.B. CONE, April 3, 1892, Wilcox Co., AL.
ii.JIMMY M. GRIFFIN, b. 1876.
iii.MARY E. GRIFFIN, b. 1877, Butler CO., AL; m. G.C. LUCKIE, October 6,
1897, Wilcox Co., AL.
iv.LEANNA ADDIE GRIFFIN, b. April 1879, AL; m. WILLIAM N. MOORE, December 4,
1901, Wilcox Co., AL.
v.JOHN THOMAS GRIFFIN, b. April 30, 1881; d. August 19, 1965.
15.vi.JAMES BONNER GRIFFIN, b. October 20, 1883, AL; d. June 1968,
Greenvile, AL.
vii.LUCY GRIFFIN, b. January 27, 1887, AL; d. July 24, 1975; m. ABRAHAM
CLOVER GEDDENS, January 30, 1907, Wilcox Co., AL.
viii.RAMSON B. GRIFFIN, b. June 1894.

7. NANCY ELIZABETH GRIFFIN was born July 29, 1855. She married ELIHU SIMS
July 13, 1880 in Copiah Co., MS.

Child of NANCY GRIFFIN and ELIHU SIMS is:
i.LULU SIMS.

Generation No. 3

8. LEANNAH ELIZABETH THOMPSON was born August 12, 1860 in AL, and died July
21, 1881 in Wesson, Copiah Co., MS. She married JIM C. SIMS Abt. 1880 in
Wesson, Copiah Co., MS.

Child of LEANNAH THOMPSON and JIM SIMS is:
i.RUFUS7 SIMS, b. May 11, 1881, Wesson, Copiah Co., MS; d. July 30, 1881,
Wesson, Copiah Co., MS.

9. TEMPERANCE ADELINE THOMPSON was born November 4, 1861 in AL, and died
December 30, 1933 in Magee, Simpson, MS. She married JAMES E. STEWART May 8,
1881 in MS, son of JAMES STEWART and MARTHA WORTHY.

Children of TEMPERANCE THOMPSON and JAMES STEWART are:
i.J. WALTER7 STEWART, m. CUMA SULLIVAN.
ii.WILLIE STEWART, m. LENA THAXTON.
iii.BAXTER STEWART, m. DESSER THAXTON.
iv.JOEL STEWART, m. ILA ?.
v.CARL STEWART, m. INA ?.
vi.BESSIE STEWART, m. CHARLIE H. THAXTON.
vii.CLAUDIA STEWART, m. ALFRED GRANTHAM.
viii.GARLAND STEWART, m. INEZ CARTER.

10. JAMES LEMUEL THOMPSON was born April 20, 1865 in AL, and died August 29,
1933 in Winona, Montomery, MS. He married (1) GEORGIA M. DAVIS 1887 in
Wesson, Copiah Co., MS, daughter of GEORGE DAVIS and MARY ?. He married (2)
EMMA JOSIE DAVIS 1893 in Wesson, Copiah Co., MS, daughter of GEORGE DAVIS and
MARY ?.

Child of JAMES THOMPSON and GEORGIA DAVIS is:
i.FRED THOMPSON, b. 1888.

Children of JAMES THOMPSON and EMMA DAVIS are:
ii.GEORGE THOMPSON.
iii.MILDRED THOMPSON, b. MS; m. GUY ROY SYKES.
iv.FRANK THOMPSON.
v.JAMES THOMPSON, b. April 4, 1894.
vi.CLYDE THOMPSON, b. January 1896.
vii.EDGAR THOMPSON, b. 1901.

11. MARY LUCIETTA THOMPSON was born February 3, 1867 in AL, and died March
22, 1944 in McComb, Pike Co., MS. She married JAMES RILEY CANNON October 21,
1891 in Wesson, Copiah Co., MS, son of JESSE CANNON and MARY EAST.

Children of MARY THOMPSON and JAMES CANNON are:
i.ACHSAH VIVIAN CANNON, b. July 11, 1894, Wesson, Copiah Co., MS; d. July
17, 1925, Jackson, MS; m. WILLIAM HOSEA JAMES, June 30, 1915, Wesson, Copiah
Co., MS.
ii.JAMES INGRAM CANNON, b. April 24, 1898, Wesson, Copiah Co., MS; d. 1898,
Wesson, Copiah Co., MS.
iii.ROBERT MALGRAM CANNON, b. April 24, 1898, Wesson, Copiah Co., MS; d. May
24, 1898, Wesson, Copiah Co., MS.
iv.EVA NELL CANNON, b. December 31, 1901, Wesson, Copiah Co., MS; d.
December 5, 1994, McComb, Pike Co., MS; m. CHARLES PRESTON QUIN, June 17,
1928, McComb, Pike Co., MS.
v.MARY RUTH CANNON, b. January 1, 1906, Wesson, Copiah Co., MS.

12. RUTHA MINNESOTA THOMPSON was born March 3, 1874 in AL, and died January
27, 1952 in Pendleton , SC. She married HUMPHREY MUNNIL LEWIS 1896 in Wesson,
Copiah Co., MS.

Children of RUTHA THOMPSON and HUMPHREY LEWIS are:
i.CHARLES HENRY LEWIS, b. 1897; d. March 23, 1974; m. HERMIE HURT, Selma,
Dallas, AL.
ii.LENA BEATRICE LEWIS, b. 1898; m. CLYDE SHELL BOYCE.
iii.MARY EMMA LEWIS, b. 1899; m. JOHN TRUMAN MURRAY.
iv.BESSIE JOSEPHINE LEWIS, b. 1900; m. CHARLES COON.

13. LEE ANDREW STINSON was born 1871, and died 1909-1910. He married LENA
PHILLIPS 1893.

Children of LEE STINSON and LENA PHILLIPS are:
i.DAISY STINSON, b. October 12, 1895; d. January 30, 1968, Lincoln CO., MS;
m. FRED RUSHING, June 14, 1912, Pike Co, MS.
ii.WILLIAM LEMUEL STINSON, b. 1896; d. April 1, 1947, Tylertown, Walthal
Co., MS; m. LOU RUSHING, June 30, 1914.
iii.DEWEY GASTON STINSON, b. September 11, 1898; d. November 9, 1974,
Lincoln Co., MS; m. ETHEL MAY HILL, December 6, 1925, Pike Co, MS.
iv.LEE ROY STINSON, b. 1902; d. 1976, Monroe, Louisiana; m. MAMIE WOMACK,
1928.
v.JULIUS TOBIE STINSON, b. 1905; m. FRANCES WALES.
vi.VALMON LEE STINSON, b. June 11, 1909, AL; d. May 27, 1971, Marion County,
Mississippi; m. TENA MAE BEDWELL, March 4, 1933.

14. JOHN JACKSON STINSON was born April 17, 1876 in AL, and died Jan 12, 1965
in Tylertown, Walthal Co., MS. He married (1) ADA GERTRUDE JOHNSON Jan 29,
1899. He married (2) COREAN CHARLOTTE JAMES BARNES 1926.

Children of JOHN STINSON and ADA JOHNSON are:
i.LESLIE THEODORE STINSON, b. July 21, 1901, Old Pike Co, MS.; d. May 21,
1968, Tylertown, Walthal Co., MS; m. LEDA MAE GREER, Oct 20, 1926.
ii.JULIE B. STINSON, b. May 27, 1904, Tylertown, Walthal Co., MS; d.
December 7, 1904, Tylertown, Walthal Co., MS.
iii.UN-NAMED STINSON, b. June 14, 1918, Tylertown, Walthal Co., MS; d. June
14, 1918, Tylertown, Walthal Co., MS.

15. JAMES BONNER GRIFFIN was born October 20, 1883 in AL, and died June 1968
in Greenvile, AL. He married RUBY ELLILIAN ARANT 1902 in AL.

Children of JAMES GRIFFIN and RUBY ARANT are:
i.IRENE RUPERE GRIFFIN, b. December 29, 1903.
ii.DOROTHY EDWIN GRIFFIN, b. January 2, 1906.
iii.TURBERT HURMAN GRIFFIN, b. December 31, 1906.
iv.OLA MAE GRIFFIN, b. August 13, 1909; d. September 21, 1973.
v.JAMES PERRY GRIFFIN, b. June 9, 1910; d. June 13, 1968.
vi.RALPH JACKSON GRIFFIN, b. May 19, 1913.
vii.ROY WILSON GRIFFIN, b. May 19, 1913.
viii.DIXIE EDWAYNE GRIFFIN, b. October 8, 1915.
ix.WENDELL LEONARD "JACK" GRIFFIN, b. July 6, 1917.
x.RUBY GLADYS GRIFFIN, b. June 8, 1919; d. 1996; m. RICHARD MARION WILLIAMS.
xi.DELORIS KADE GRIFFIN, b. February 24, 1921.
xii.TEAFORD ARANT GRIFFIN, b. July 14, 1923.

Any thing sound familiar
Tina

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