10/1/1763 James Lee of Edgecombe Co bought from James Griffin, 200 acres both sides Buffalo. Wit: Thomas Carperter, James Lee (Johnston C. Deed Book) 1797 Spanish Census, District of San Esteban De Tombecbe
(Later MS, and then Washington Co, AL)
Name Age Nationality Children Slaves
Griffin, James 29 American 5 0
Griffin, Mrs. 24 "
Griffin, Samuel 76 American 1 0
Griffin, Mrs. 61 "
1803 Washington Co, MS Territory Tax Roll
1805 Washington Co, MS Territory Tax Roll
Griffin, James--640 acres of land third quality situated on the west side of the
Tombigbee River, on the waters of Smith Creek with 2 cabins and 22 acres
of improved land thereon, assessed to 50 cents per acre.
1808 Petition of the undersigned inhabitants of Washington Co living on the
1809 Petition of the Inhabitants of the District of Washington:
1810 Washington Co Census
1830 Washington Co, AL Census
1837 James Griffin made his will. Will print it on next page.
1840 Washington Co, AL Census
Griffon, N. W.
1850 Washington Co, AL Census
Griffin, Gilbert 35 GA HN 222
Griffin, Milly 30 GA
Griffin, Sabine 10 AL
Griffin, James 9 AL
Griffin, John 7 AL
Griffin, Jane 5 AL
Griffin, Marg 3 AL
Griffin, Gilbert 1 AL
Griffin, James 42 MS HN 11
Griffin, Sarah 30 GA
Griffin, James 9 AL
Griffin, George 7 AL
Griffin, Thomas 6 AL
Griffin, Ivy 4 AL
Griffin, Nancy 2 AL
Griffin, Marg 3/12 AL
Griffin, David 27 MS HN 59
Griffin, Mary 25 MS
Griffin, Nancy 50 GA HN 61
Griffin, Seburn G 18 AL
Griffin, William A 23 AL HN 68
Griffin, Sarah 23 MS
Griffin, Clarence 3 AL
Griffin, Louisa 10/12 AL
1860 Hardin Co, TX Census
Griffin, James and all of his family are here with the addition of Francis age 1 b. TX
Don't know where David and Nancy are, but I think that David and brother Gilbert
were in MS. Deed Book of Clarke Co, MS contains the following records:
John Watts & wife, Eliz. Ann, to Gilbert Griffin: Jasper Co, Sept 7, 1844, $50.00
paid by Gilbert Griffin for land in Clark Co. viz: lot #14 in square #4? fronting
Choctaw St, 105 running ft. by 100 ft. in the town of Quitman. (signed) John
Watts, Elizabeth A Watts. James A Chapman, Clerk Jasper Co. Recorded March
28, 1845. W.A. White, Clerk Clark Co.
Wm. E. Williford & wife, Sinai. to Gilbert Griffin; Clark Co, Jan. 31, 1840 $200.00
paid by Gilbert Griffin for land in Quitman, Clark Co, viz: lot 15 in square 4 fronting
Choctaw St, 105 running ft. front & 105 ft. back. (signed) Wm. E. Williford,
Sinai (X) Williford. Wit: W.A. White, acting J.P. Recorded April 1, 1840.
W.F. Green, clerk.