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James Boyce Griffith

Male Abt 1798 - 1865  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name James Boyce Griffith 
    Born Abt 1798  Mecklenburg Co., N.C. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Living 1850  Sharon, Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 Aug 1865  Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 19 Aug 1865  Sharon Presbyterian Church CemeterySharon Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9989  MyTree
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2014 

    Father Aaron Griffith,   b. Abt 1760, Mecklenburg Co., N.C. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Jane Boyce,   b. 1769, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1841, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1786  Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Downs,   b. Abt 1800, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Griffith,   b. Abt 1820, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William F. Griffith,   b. 3 Mar 1825, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1865, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     3. Ann Griffith,   b. Abt 1828, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. James Griffith,   b. Abt 1829, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Griffith,   b. Abt 1832, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. Susan Griffith,   b. Abt 1835, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900 Census, prob. Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Joseph Griffith,   b. Abt 1837, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., N.C. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Martha Griffith,   b. Abt 1839, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. John Larkin Griffith,   b. Abt 1841, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Nancy Griffith,   b. 21 Sep 1843, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1918, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F5438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 

    • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
      Name: James B Griffith
      SAR Membership: 51676
      Birth Date: 1797
      Death Date: 13 Aug 1865
      Spouse: Frances Downes
      Children: William F Griffith
      1820 United States Federal Census
      Name: James B Griffith
      Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Mecklenburg, North Carolina
      Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
      Slaves - Females - Under 14: 1
      Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 16: 1
      Total Free White Persons: 3
      Total Slaves: 1
      Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 4

      1840 United States Federal Census
      Name: Jas B Griffith
      Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Mecklenburg, North Carolina
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 3
      Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
      Slaves - Males - Under 10: 2
      Slaves - Males - 24 thru 35: 1
      Slaves - Females - Under 10: 2
      Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 1
      Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 9
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 11
      Total Slaves: 6
      Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 17

      1850 United States Federal Census
      Name: J B Griffith
      Age: 52
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1798
      Birth Place: North Carolina
      Gender: Male
      Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Sharon, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
      Family Number: 1013
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      J B Griffith 52
      Frances Griffith 50
      Thomas Griffith 30
      Ann Griffith 22
      James Griffith 21
      Mary Griffith 18
      Susan Griffith 15
      Joseph Griffith 13
      Martha Griffith 11
      John Griffith 9
      Nancy Griffith 7

      In the Sharon Dist. Sept. 5-6, 1850 Census, James B. Griffith family #1013 living next door to Eli Griffith family #1014, and James Griffith family #1015 family. (James probable son of Eli & Margaret)

      1860 United States Federal Census
      Name: James B Griffith
      Age in 1860: 63
      Birth Year: abt 1797
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Home in 1860: Eastern Division, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Charlotte
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Isaac Hilton 70
      Jane Hilton 65
      Harrison Hilton 16
      Isaac Hilton 11
      James B Griffith 63
      Frances Griffith 61
      Mary Griffith 30
      Joseph Griffith 24
      Matilda Griffith 22 (Martha)
      Larkin Griffith 20 (John)
      Nancey Griffith 18
      Catharine Griffith 7

      Same 1860 Census,-close by:
      HH#41 C. G. Alexander 62 b. NC
      HH#42 Geo. M. " 50 b. NC
      Margaret J. " 32 b. NC
      HH#46 Abdon " 30 b. NC
      Martha J. " 22 b. NC
      HH#60 Wiliam A. " 66 b. NC
      Margaret E. " 41 b. NC

      Slave Owner - 1860, Eastern Division, Mecklenburg Co., NC:
      James B. Griffith
      Age Gender Race Name of Slave Owner Home in 1860
      (City,County,State)
      45 Female Black James B Griffith Mecklenburg Co., NC

      U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
      Name: James B Griffith
      SAR Membership: 51676
      Birth Date: 1797
      Death Date: 13 Aug 1865
      Spouse: Frances Downes
      Children: William F Griffith

      Web: North Carolina, Find A Grave Index, 1716-2012
      Name: James Boyce Griffith
      Birth Date: 1797
      Age at Death: 68
      Death Date: 18 Aug 1865
      Burial Place: Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA

      U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current
      Name: James Boyce Griffith
      Birth Date: 1797
      Death Date: 18 Aug 1865
      Cemetery: Sharon Presbyterian Church Cemetery
      Burial Place: Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina