97. Documentation for Mary Griffith
(Abt 1765 to Bet 1840 and 1850)
mother of Thomas Gouty
(1802 to 10 Jun 1863)


Pritchett Gouty was born July 4, 1765 in Maryland, and died May 12, 1837 in Highland Township, Vermillion County, Indiana. He was a son of John Gootee and Elizabeth Pritchett.
He married
Mary (Polly) Griffith about 1800. She was a daughter of Alexander Griffith. She was born about 1765 in Maryland, and died between 1840 and 1850 in Highland Township, Vermillion County, Indiana.

Prichard (Pritchett) Gouty was buried in the Old Baptist Cemetery, Highland Township, Vermillion County, Indiana.
Mary (Polly) Griffith was buried in the Old Baptist Cemetery, Highland Township, Vermillion County, Indiana.

Children of Prichard Gouty and Mary Griffith are:
i. John Gouty, Senior, born March 31, 1800 in Maryland, and died January 24, 1879.
ii. Henry Gouty, born 1802 in Caroline County, Maryland, and died October 14, 1858, in Highland Township, Vermillion County,
Indiana.
iii. Elizabeth Gouty, born about 1803. She married Samuel Chezem.
iv. Delilah Gouty, born Abt. 1804. She married Wlliam Cossey.
v. Thomas A. Gouty, born November 17, 1807, in Pickaway County, Ohio, and died June 10, 1863
vi. Zachariah Gouty, born about 1815 in Ohio.

Pritchel Pritchett Gowty
Birth: 4 Jul 1765 in [city], Dorchester, MD, USA
Death: 12 May 1837 in [city], Vermillion, IN, USA
 
Children Sex Birth
Elizabeth Gouty F  
Henry Gouty M 1802 in [city], Caroline, MD, USA
Thomas Gouty M 17 Nov 1807 in [city], Pickaway, OH, USA

Zachariah Gouty M 1815 in [city], [county], OH, USA

Mary GRIFFITH
* Birth: ABT. 1765 in Maryland
* Death: BEF. 1817 in Ohio
* Burial: Unknown
Father: Alexander GRIFFITH , Sr. b: ABT. 1745 in Maryland
Mother: ELIZABETH b: ABT. 1750 in Maryland
Marriage 1 Pritchett GOUTY b: 4 JUL 1765 in Maryland
* Married: ABT. 1800
Children
1. Henry GOUTY b: ABT. 1802 in Caroline County, Maryland
2. Thomas GOUTY b: ABT. 1803
3. Zachariah GOUTY b: ABT. 1815 in Ohio
4. Elizabeth GOUTY b: UNKNOWN

Heirs in will of Alexander Griffith, Sr.:
wife Mary
Sons: Alexander, Abraham and Abel
Daughters: Sophia ( wife of Aaron Lewis), Sarah (wife of Joshua Hobbs),
Mary (wife of Pritchett Gouty) and Nancy Todd
Grandchildren: Henry and Thomas Griffith (sons of Thomas Griffith, deceased), John and Levi Griffith (sons of Abel Griffith), Alexander and William and Betsy Griffith (children of Aaron Griffith, deceased)
Daughter-in-laws: Dorcas Griffith (widow of son Thomas Griffith) and Nancy Griffith (widow of son Aaron Griffith)

Elihu Shearman, son of Mary Shearman




Name:

Alexander Griffith

Birth Date:

1750

Birthplace:

Maryland

Volume:

67

Page Number:

619

Reference:

Heads of fams. At the first U.S. census. Md. By U.S. Bureau of the Census. Washington, 1907. (189p.):37

Caroline County, MD
1800 Caroline County, MD
m - 0-1-1-0-1
f - 0-0-1-0-1
slaves = 9

Alexander Griffith owned Alexander's Beginning for 80 acres 30 Nov 1757, BC8/283; BC11/37 in Dorcester County, MD
and
Alexander's Beginning Addition, 199 acres, 29 Sep 1762, BC20/6899; BC24/64

Mary Griffith Gouty died January 30, 1817 in Pickaway County, Ohio.
Alexander Griffith died in 1811 in Caroline County, Maryland.



Pritchett GOUTY
* Sex: M
* Birth: 4 JUL 1765 in Maryland
* Death: 12 MAY 1837 in Vermillion County, Indiana
* Burial: Unknown

Father:
John GOUTY
Mother:
JANE


Name:
Alexander GRIFFITH , Sr.
* Birth: ABT. 1745 in Maryland
* Death: BET. 11 AUG 1810 - 5 MAR 1911 in Caroline County, Maryland 1
* Burial: Unknown
* Event: Census-1800 Caroline County, Maryland, 1 male 10-16, 1 male 16-26 and 1 male over 45: 1 female 16-26 and 1 female over 45.
* Note:

Heirs in will of Alexander Griffith, Sr.:
wife Mary
Sons: Alexander, Abraham and Abel
Daughters: Sophia ( wife of Aaron Lewis), Sarah (wife of Joshua Hobbs), Mary (wife of Pritchett Gouty) and Nancy Todd
Grandchildren: Henry and Thomas Griffith (sons of Thomas Griffith, deceased), John and Levi Griffith (sons of Abel Griffith), Alexander and William and Betsy Griffith (children of Aaron Griffith, deceased)
Daughter-in-laws: Dorcas Griffith (widow of son Thomas Griffith) and Nancy Griffith (widow of son Aaron Griffith)
Elihu Shearman, son of Mary Shearman

Father:
Thomas GRIFFITH b: BET. 1682 - 1684 in Maryland
Mother:
Mary ANDREW b: UNKNOWN

Marriage 1
ELIZABETH b: ABT. 1750 in Maryland

Children
1.
Mary GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1765 in Maryland
2.
Rebecca GRIFFITH b: BET. 1765 - 1770 in Maryland
3.
Sophia GRIFFITH b: BET. 1765 - 1770 in Maryland
4.
Thomas GRIFFITH b: 17 MAY 1767 in Maryland
5.
Abel GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1774 in Maryland
6.
Alexander GRIFFITH , Jr. b: BEF. 1775 in Maryland
7.
Sarah GRIFFITH b: BEF. 1775 in Caroline County, Maryland
8.
John GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1776 in Caroline County, Maryland
9.
Nancy GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1778 in Caroline County, Maryland
10.
Abraham GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1787 in Maryland
11.
Aaron GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1770
12.
Levi GRIFFITH b: UNKNOWN
Marriage 2
Mary COLLISON b: UNKNOWN in Maryland

* Married: 1 FEB 1805 in Caroline County, Maryland 2
Sources:
1. Title: Maryland, Caroline County Wills
Page: Libre JRC Folio 188
Text: Will written August 11, 1810 and probated March 5, 1811

2. Title: Caroline County Marriages 1774-1825


Name: Thomas GRIFFITH
* Birth: BET. 1682 - 1684 in Maryland
* Death: AFT. NOV 1745 in Maryland
* Burial: Unknown

Father: Henry GRIFFITH , Sr. b: ABT. 1640
Mother: ELIZABETH b: UNKNOWN

Marriage 1 Mary ANDREW b: UNKNOWN

Children
1. Alexander GRIFFITH , Sr. b: ABT. 1745 in Maryland
2. Sophia GRIFFITH b: BEF. 1755 in Maryland



Name: Mary Griffith
* Birth: Bef 1774
* Death: Bef 30 Jan 1817 in Pickaway Co., Ohio

Father: Alexander Griffith

Mother: Elizabeth

I have a William Cossey b. 1798 married to Unk Unk that I just found out is Delilia Gouty b. abt 1805. Think is is a daughter of Pritchett (sp)?

Name: Pritchett Gouty
* Given Name: Pritchett
* Surname: Gouty
* Sex: M
* Birth: 4 Jul 1765 in Maryland
* Death: 12 May 1837 in Vermilion County, Indiana
* Change Date: 8 Nov 2001

Father: John Gootee b: Abt 1738 in Dorchester County, Maryland

Mother: Elizabeth Pritchett

Marriage 1 Mary Griffith b: Bef 1774
Children
1. Henry Gouty b: Abt 1802 in Maryland
2. Thomas Gouty b: Abt 1802 in Maryland
3. Zachariah Gouty b: Abt 1815 in Ohio

Marriage 2 Mary Donovan b: Abt 1770 in Delaware
* Married: 31 Jan 1817 in Pickaway Co., Ohio



Marriage 1 Catherine b: Abt 1829 in Ohio
* Married:
* Change Date: 31 Dec 2004
Children
1. David H. Gouty b: Abt 1849-1850 in Indiana
2. Frederick Gouty b: Abt 1851 in Indiana
3. Sarah R. Gouty b: Abt 1855 in Indiana
4. Lilly Gouty b: Abt 1856 in Indiana

Marriage 2 Nancy Carr
* Married: 14 Oct 1830 in Vermilion County, Indiana
* Change Date: 31 Dec 2004
Children

1. Clarissa Gouty b: Abt 1832 in Indiana
2. Elias Gouty b: Abt 1833 in Indiana
3. Mary Gouty b: Abt 1836 in Indiana
4. Eleanor Gouty b: Abt 1838 in Indiana
5. Russell Gouty b: Abt 1839 in Indiana

Marriage 3 Elizabeth Stutler
* Married: 31 Mar 1840 in Vermilion County, Indiana
* Change Date: 31 Dec 2004
Children
1. William Gouty b: Abt 1843-1844 in Indiana
2. Amos Gouty b: Abt 1845-1846 in Indiana


Name: John Gootee
* Given Name: John
* Surname: Gootee
* Sex: M
* Birth: Abt 1738 in Dorchester County, Maryland
* Death: 4 Aug 1818 in Caroline County, Maryland
* Change Date: 18 Aug 2003 at 17:29

Father: Jacob Gootee

Mother: Margery Woodland?
* Name: John Gootee
* Birth: Abt 1738 in Dorchester County, Maryland
* Death: 4 Aug 1818 in Caroline County, Maryland
* Change Date: 18 Aug 2003 at 17:29

Father: Jacob Gootee
Mother: Margery Woodland?


Marriage 1
Elizabeth Pritchett
Children
1.
Rhoda Gootee b: Aft 1755
2.
Abel Gootee b: Abt 1765-1770
3.
Britannia Gootee b: Abt 1765 in Dorchester County, Maryland
4.
Pritchett Gouty b: 4 Jul 1765 in Maryland
5.
Cynthia Gootee b: Abt 1770-1780

Marriage 2
Jemima Brohawn? b: 1738
Children
1.
Zachariah Gootee b: Abt 1774-1784
2.
Violetta Gootee b: Abt 1775-1784 in Caroline County, Maryland



* Name: Elizabeth Pritchett

Father:
Phunback Pritchett b: Aft 1695
Mother:
Living

Marriage 1 John Gootee b: Abt 1738 in Dorchester County, Maryland
Children
1.
Rhoda Gootee b: Aft 1755
2.
Abel Gootee b: Abt 1765-1770
3.
Britannia Gootee b: Abt 1765 in Dorchester County, Maryland
4.
Pritchett Gouty b: 4 Jul 1765 in Maryland
5.
Cynthia Gootee b: Abt 1770-1780



Name: Phunback Pritchett
* Birth: Aft 1695
* Death: 1769 in Dorchester County, Maryland

Father:
John Pritchett
Mother:
Abigail

Marriage 1 Living

Children
1.
Living
2. Living
3. Living
4. Living
5. Living
6. Living
7. Living
8. Living
9. Living
10. Elizabeth Pritchett



Name: John Pritchett
* Given Name: John
* Surname: Pritchett
* Sex: M
* Death: 1711 in Dorchester County, Maryland
* Occupation: Physician

* Change Date: 8 Nov 2001

Marriage 1 Abigail

* Married:
* Change Date: 31 Dec 2004
Children

1.
Mary Pritchett b: Abt 1683
2.
Living
3. Phunback Pritchett b: Aft 1695
4.
Lott Pritchett b: Aft 1695
5.
John Pritchett
6. Edward Pritchett
7. Zebulon Pritchett b: Abt 1690
8.
Living
9. Living

Prichard Gouty was born ?.(1)

He was a son of Thomas Gouty and his first wife, Nancy Carr (or Keer or Kerr).
(2)

Thomas Gouty was an early settler of Vermillion County, Indiana.
(3) Thomas married Nancy Carr on October 14, 1830.(4)

The first child of Thomas and Nancy Gouty was Clarissa Gouty who was born about 1832. Elias B. Gouty was the second child of Thomas and Nancy Gouty.

Nancy Gouty, first wife of Thomas, apparently died sometime before May 31, 1840, when Thomas Gouty married his second wife, Elizabeth Stutler.
(5)

The third wife of Thomas Gouty was Catherine Hoobler whom he married on June 28, 1849.
(6)

Elias B. Gouty married Elizabeth Shute on September 1, 1853, in Indiana.
(7)

Elizabeth Shute was the daughter of Richard Shute and Hannah McCartney who were married September 1, 1814, in Ohio.
(8)
The Peoples Guide for Vermillion County, Indiana, 1874 lists Elias Gouty as a farmer born in Vermillion County in 1833 and located 1 mile northeast of Gessie. The last name was misspelled as Grouty in the listing.
(9) Elias and Elizabeth Gouty were the parents of eight children: Thomas, William, Daniel, Russell, Lewis, Joseph P., Elizabeth, and Elias Gouty Junior.
Elizabeth (Shute) Gouty died March 30, 1915, and was buried at the Hicks Cemetery at Perrysville, Indiana.
(10) Elias B. Gouty died April 18, 1915, age 81, and was buried in the Hicks Cemetery at Perrysville, Indiana, with his wife.(11) Buried with Elias and Elizabeth Gouty at the Hicks Cemetery is a son, Russell Gouty, who was born November 17, 1857, and died September 27, 1858.(12)
Elias Gouty appears in a number of U. S. Census records for Vermillion County, Indiana. The 1850 Federal Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, page 63, lists the Thomas Gouty household. Thomas Gouty is listed as age 44, male, farmer, born in Maryland, real estate value owned = $3,000. Catherine Gouty is listed age 25, female, wife, born in Ohio. Elias is listed as age 17, male, born in Indiana, and attended school in year.(13) It is obvious from this census record that Catherine Gouty was too young to be the mother of Elias B. Gouty.
The Elias Gowty (i.e., Gouty) household appears in the 1860 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Post Office Perrysville, page 67, line 40A. Elias Gouty is listed as age 26, white, farmer, born in Indiana, real property value = $2,565, personal property = $1,000, head of household, and literate. Also listed are Eliabeth Gouty, age 24, Thomas Gouty, age 5, William Gouty, age 4, and Joseph Gouty, age 5 months.
(14)
The Elias B Gouty household appears in the 1870 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Post Office Perrysville. Elias' age at that time is given as 36.
(15) The 1880 Federal Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, enumerated the 7th day of June 1880 lists Elias Gouty as a farmer, age 48. Elizabeth is listed as a wife, age 45. Elizabeth's father was listed as born in England and her mother was listed as born in Maryland.(16)
The 1900 Federal Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, enumerated 19th June 1900 by Earl Carpenter, lists three members of the Elias B. Goudy household. 1)Elias B. Goudy, head, white, male, born September 1833, age 66, married 46 years, born in Indiana, father born in Ohio, mother born in Ohio, farmer, did not attend school in year, can read, write, and speak English; 2)Elizabeth Goudy
, wife, white, female, born December 1835, age 64, married 46 years, mother of 8 children, 7 children presently living, born in Indiana, father born in England, mother born in Ohio, can read, write, and speak English; and 3)Elias Goudy, Jr., son, white, male, born March 1878, age 22, single, born in Indiana, father born in Indiana, mother born in Indiana.(17)
The 1910 Federal Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, lists Elias Gouty Sr.
(18) His age is listed as age 76, a white male.

Children (
Gouty), born:
i.
ii.
iii.

iv.
v.


REFERENCES

1. Tombstone of Elias B. Gouty at the Hicks Cemetery, Perrysville, Vermillion County, Indiana. Photograph by Curtis L. Older taken July 1, 2000.

2. 1850 Federal Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, page 63, lists Thomas Gouty, age 44, male, farmer, born in Maryland, real estate value owned = $3,000, Catherine Gouty, age 25, female, wife, born in Ohio, Elias, age 17, male, born in Indiana, attended school in year; Also See Book 20, pages 260 through 263 for court case: Rebecca Gouty versus Elias Gouty et al. Vermillion County Court In Partition, Newport, Indiana. The court case identifies Elias Gouty as the son of Thomas Gouty and his wife Catherine Gouty. It is obvious from the ages of Catherine and Elias that they were not mother and son.

3. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Film Number: 1903776 - Thomas Gouty born in 1809; History of Vermillion County, Indiana, Biographical Sketches: "Thomas Gouty settled in Vermillion County in 1833 or earlier. He died June 10, 1863, aged sixty-one years. Elias, his son, was born here in 1833. Henry Gouty may have settled in this township a year or two later, he died in 1864, and his wife, Rebecca, died in 1874, at the age of seventy-five years."

4. Marriage records should be in Vermillion County, Indiana, and Vermilion County, Illinois. See Family Tree Maker FA #228; Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Film Number 1760813 - marriage to Nancy Carr (Kerr); Film Number 538548 - marriage to Nancy Carr (Kerr).

5. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Film Number 538010 - This source indicates Amos B. Gouty was born April 24, 1845, and that his mother was Elizabeth Stutler. Also, Film Number 470981 - marriage of Thomas Gouty to Elizabeth Stutler.

6. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Film Number 470981 - marriage to Catherine Hoobler.

7. Index to Marriage Records, Vermillion County, Indiana, 1850-1904, Vol. 1, A-Z, Newport, Indiana, County Clerks Office, date of license: 8-30-1853, date of marriage: 9-1-1853, Book 3, page 315, page 90, Elias Gouty and Elizabeth Shute.

8. Family Tree Maker, Family Archive #400, Marriage Index: Selected Counties of Ohio, 1789-1850, Richard Shute married March 31, 1814 in Scioto County, Ohio, spouse: Hannah McCartney.

9. The Peoples' Guide, a business political and religious directory of Vermillion County, Indiana, by Cline and McHaffie, Indianapolis, Indianapolis Printing and Publishing House 1874.

10.
Tombstone of Elias B. Gouty at the Hicks Cemetery, Perrysville, Vermillion County, Indiana. Photograph by Curtis L. Older taken July 1, 2000; Index to Death Record, Vermillion County, Indiana, 1882-1920, Letters A-Z, H-5, 77.

11. Ibid, tombstone of Elizabeth Gouty. 12. Ibid. 13. 1850 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, enumerated october 25, 1850, by Thomas C. W. Lake, household 234, family 234. Thomas Gouty, age 44, male, farmer, born in Maryland; Catharine, age 25, born in Ohio; Clarissa, age 18, female, born in Indiana; Elias, age 17, male, born in Indiana, attended school during the year; Mary, age 14, Elenor, age 12; Russell, age 10; William, age 6; and Amos, age 5. 14. 1860 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Post Office Perrysville, page 67, line 40A, enumerated July 3rd, 1860 by A. J. Adams, Elias Gowty household. Elias Gowty age 26; Elizabeth age 24; Thomas age 5; William age 4; Joseph age 5/12; and Zeno Clift, age 20, laborer. 15. 1870 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Post Office Perrysville, enumerated 21st June 1870 by A. J. Adams, dwelling 92, family 92, Elias B. Gouty household. Included in the household is Hannah Shute, age 72, female, white, at home, born in Ohio. 16. 1880 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, enumerated June 7, 1880, by Joshua Lewis, dwelling 3, family 3, Elias Gouty household. 17. 1900 Federal Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, page 8A, enumeration district 94, enumerated 19th June 1900 by Earl Carpenter. 18. 1910 Federal Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, page 177A, Series T624, Roll 384, part 1, Elias Gouty Sr, age 76.


Name:
Alexander GRIFFITH , Sr.
* Birth: ABT. 1745 in Maryland
* Death: BET. 11 AUG 1810 - 5 MAR 1911 in Caroline County, Maryland 1
* Burial: Unknown
* Event: Census-1800 Caroline County, Maryland, 1 male 10-16, 1 male 16-26 and 1 male over 45: 1 female 16-26 and 1 female over 45.
* Note:

Heirs in will of Alexander Griffith, Sr.:
wife Mary
Sons: Alexander, Abraham and Abel
Daughters: Sophia ( wife of Aaron Lewis), Sarah (wife of Joshua Hobbs), Mary (wife of Pritchett Gouty) and Nancy Todd
Grandchildren: Henry and Thomas Griffith (sons of Thomas Griffith, deceased), John and Levi Griffith (sons of Abel Griffith), Alexander and William and Betsy Griffith (children of Aaron Griffith, deceased)
Daughter-in-laws: Dorcas Griffith (widow of son Thomas Griffith) and Nancy Griffith (widow of son Aaron Griffith)
Elihu Shearman, son of Mary Shearman

Father:
Thomas GRIFFITH b: BET. 1682 - 1684 in Maryland
Mother:
Mary ANDREW b: UNKNOWN

Marriage 1
ELIZABETH b: ABT. 1750 in Maryland

Children
1.
Mary GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1765 in Maryland
2.
Rebecca GRIFFITH b: BET. 1765 - 1770 in Maryland
3.
Sophia GRIFFITH b: BET. 1765 - 1770 in Maryland
4.
Thomas GRIFFITH b: 17 MAY 1767 in Maryland
5.
Abel GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1774 in Maryland
6.
Alexander GRIFFITH , Jr. b: BEF. 1775 in Maryland
7.
Sarah GRIFFITH b: BEF. 1775 in Caroline County, Maryland
8.
John GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1776 in Caroline County, Maryland
9.
Nancy GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1778 in Caroline County, Maryland
10.
Abraham GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1787 in Maryland
11.
Aaron GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1770
12.
Levi GRIFFITH b: UNKNOWN
Marriage 2
Mary COLLISON b: UNKNOWN in Maryland

* Married: 1 FEB 1805 in Caroline County, Maryland 2
Sources:
1. Title: Maryland, Caroline County Wills
Page: Libre JRC Folio 188
Text: Will written August 11, 1810 and probated March 5, 1811

2. Title: Caroline County Marriages 1774-1825


Name: Thomas GRIFFITH
* Birth: BET. 1682 - 1684 in Maryland
* Death: AFT. NOV 1745 in Maryland
* Burial: Unknown

Father: Henry GRIFFITH , Sr. b: ABT. 1640
Mother: ELIZABETH b: UNKNOWN

Marriage 1 Mary ANDREW b: UNKNOWN

Children
1. Alexander GRIFFITH , Sr. b: ABT. 1745 in Maryland
2. Sophia GRIFFITH b: BEF. 1755 in Maryland



Name: Mary Griffith
* Birth: Bef 1774
* Death: Bef 30 Jan 1817 in Pickaway Co., Ohio

Father: Alexander Griffith

Mother: Elizabeth


Name:
Alexander GRIFFITH , Sr.
* Birth: ABT. 1745 in Maryland
* Death: BET. 11 AUG 1810 - 5 MAR 1911 in Caroline County, Maryland 1
* Burial: Unknown
* Event: Census-1800 Caroline County, Maryland, 1 male 10-16, 1 male 16-26 and 1 male over 45: 1 female 16-26 and 1 female over 45.
* Note:

Heirs in will of Alexander Griffith, Sr.:
wife Mary
Sons: Alexander, Abraham and Abel
Daughters: Sophia ( wife of Aaron Lewis), Sarah (wife of Joshua Hobbs), Mary (wife of Pritchett Gouty) and Nancy Todd
Grandchildren: Henry and Thomas Griffith (sons of Thomas Griffith, deceased), John and Levi Griffith (sons of Abel Griffith), Alexander and William and Betsy Griffith (children of Aaron Griffith, deceased)
Daughter-in-laws: Dorcas Griffith (widow of son Thomas Griffith) and Nancy Griffith (widow of son Aaron Griffith)
Elihu Shearman, son of Mary Shearman

Father:
Thomas GRIFFITH b: BET. 1682 - 1684 in Maryland
Mother:
Mary ANDREW b: UNKNOWN

Marriage 1
ELIZABETH b: ABT. 1750 in Maryland

Children
1.
Mary GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1765 in Maryland
2.
Rebecca GRIFFITH b: BET. 1765 - 1770 in Maryland
3.
Sophia GRIFFITH b: BET. 1765 - 1770 in Maryland
4.
Thomas GRIFFITH b: 17 MAY 1767 in Maryland
5.
Abel GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1774 in Maryland
6.
Alexander GRIFFITH , Jr. b: BEF. 1775 in Maryland
7.
Sarah GRIFFITH b: BEF. 1775 in Caroline County, Maryland
8.
John GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1776 in Caroline County, Maryland
9.
Nancy GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1778 in Caroline County, Maryland
10.
Abraham GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1787 in Maryland
11.
Aaron GRIFFITH b: ABT. 1770
12.
Levi GRIFFITH b: UNKNOWN
Marriage 2
Mary COLLISON b: UNKNOWN in Maryland

* Married: 1 FEB 1805 in Caroline County, Maryland 2
Sources:
1. Title: Maryland, Caroline County Wills
Page: Libre JRC Folio 188
Text: Will written August 11, 1810 and probated March 5, 1811

2. Title: Caroline County Marriages 1774-1825


Name: Thomas GRIFFITH
* Birth: BET. 1682 - 1684 in Maryland
* Death: AFT. NOV 1745 in Maryland
* Burial: Unknown

Father: Henry GRIFFITH , Sr. b: ABT. 1640
Mother: ELIZABETH b: UNKNOWN

Marriage 1 Mary ANDREW b: UNKNOWN

Children
1. Alexander GRIFFITH , Sr. b: ABT. 1745 in Maryland
2. Sophia GRIFFITH b: BEF. 1755 in Maryland



Name: Mary Griffith
* Birth: Bef 1774
* Death: Bef 30 Jan 1817 in Pickaway Co., Ohio

Father: Alexander Griffith

Mother: Elizabeth


GRIFFITH - page 52

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GRIFFITH (XX)

In 1684 a 200 acre tract called "Griffiths Chance" was surveyed for Henry Griffith; it was located on the west side of Cone Creek (Nanticoke Creek). He later had several additional tracts patented.

Dorchester Land Record 5 OLD 140 dated September 1, 1699, shows that Henry Griffith married Elizabeth Tassell, the widow of Francis Tassell.

Dorchester Land Record 5 OLD 108 dated February 1, 1697/8 shows that Henry Griffith had a daugther, Elizabeth, who married Walter Cemey.

Henry Griffith, planter of Dorchester County, made a will dated February 22, 1708, which was probated August 9, 1709. In his will he named sons Samuel, John, and Abraham; daughter Sarah Griffith (Wills Part II - 12, 223).


Liber 28, folio 329 13 July 1750 GRIFFITH, GEORGE, Dorchester Co.      To son John Griffith, the land, with the plntn. I live on, beg. at a point near opposite a crk. that div. the land betw. Capt. Henry Ennalls & his bro. Joseph Ennals to the bounders of Hoopers Fortune & Hoopers Choice, all on the E of s line.      To son George Griffith, the other on the W side s line.      To sons John & George Griffith, equ. div., Venture 50a.      To son John Grifith, 6 negroes - Tom, Draper, Dick, Sabina, Silvia, & Pegg a large looking glass, & a colt that came of Snip.      To son George Griggith, 6 negroes Ned, Harry, Peter, Nan, Martha, & Grace a large looking glass, & a bay mare & her colt.      To bro. Lewis Griffith childn when they come of age.      To dau. Mary Gowtee, dau. Eliza, Sheild, George Gowtee, & John Frame, 1 sh. sterl apiece.      To sons John & George, [the residue of my p. e.] equ. div.      To bro. Robert Griffith, a tract taken up by my bro. John Griffith, Jr., & Sunken Island.      Extr: bro. Robert Griffith to care for my sons John & George till age of 18, & he may put them to school with the approval of my bro. Joseph Griffith & my friend Bartholemew Ennalls.      Witn: Moses Poole, Joseph Griffeth, Ann Abbit.      16 March 1752, sworn to by Poole & Griffith in presence of John Griffith, heir at law.

Alexander Griffith married Mary Collison
February 1, 1805
Caroline County, MD
License Book 1797 - 1815

Nancy Griffith married Thomas Barnett
September 20, 1784
Dorchester County, MD
License Boo No. 1, p. 10

Nancy Griffith married Gabriel Gootee
January 2, 1798
Dorchester County, MD
License Book No. 1, p. 56

Nancy Griffith married William Todd
June 2, 1798
Caroline County, MD
License Book 1797 - 1815

Pritchett Gouty married Mary Griffith, a daughter of Alexander Griffith.(6) Mary Griffith was born about 1765 in Caroline County, Maryland.(8) No date of marriage has been found but apparently Pritchett was about 30 years old at the time he married.

An Alexander Griffin owned land in Caroline County, Maryland.
(7) Alexander Griffith Sr. was born about 1745 in Maryland and died between August 11, 1810, when his will was written, and March 5, 1811, when his will was probated in Caroline County, Maryland.(8) The 1800 Caroline County, Maryland census record for Alexander Griffith listed the following: Census-1800 Caroline County, Maryland, 1 male 10-16, 1 male 16-26 and 1 male over 45: 1 female 16-26 and 1 female over 45.(UT) (6B) An Alexander Griffith was a witness to the will of John Stanton of Caroline County, Maryland, on January 6, 1818.

Alexander Griffith and his wife, Elizabeth (Unknown), were the parents of 12 children:

1) Mary Griffith married Pritchett Gouty, perhaps about 1790
2) Rebecca Griffith married Thomas Lewis, Jr., Aug. 18, 1785, Caroline Cty, MD
3) Sophia Griffith married Aaron Lewis, Aug. 17, 1785, Caroline Cnty, MD
4) Thomas Griffith married Dorcas Eaton, Jan. 1, 1794, Dorchester Cnty, MD
5) Abel Griffith married Allafair Andrew, June 6, 1798, Caroline Cnty, MD
6) Alexander Griffith married Rhoda Barton, June 16, 1791
7) Sarah Griffith married Joshua Hobbs Sept. 25, 1797, Caroline Cnty, MD
8) John Griffith died before 1811 Caroline Cnty, MD
9) Nancy Griffith married William Todd June 2, 1798, Caroline Cnty, MD
10) Abraham Griffith married Mary R. Manship, June 23, 1814, Caroline Cty, MD
11) Aaron Griffith married Nancy Ann Collison, Jan. 4, 1802, Caroline Cnty, MD
12) Levi Griffith