United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Eaton County Bellevue Township. – Elias Stewart, Frank F. Hughes, Edwin J. Wood, Samuel Van Orman, John D. Conklin, Martin V. Moon. Mitchell Drollett, Levi Evans, William Fisher, William E. Pixley, William Henry Luscomb, George Carroll, Collins S. Lewis, David Crowell, Aaron Skeggs, Thomas Bailey, Andrew Day, L. G. Showerman, Hulbert Parmer, Fletcher Campbell, Lorenzo D. Fall, William Farlin, Francis Beecraft, William Caton, Servitus Tucker, William Shipp, Theodore Davis. Village of Bellevue. – William H. Latta, Thomas B.
An extensive collection of material relating to Autauga County Alabama genealogy, includes vital records, cemeteries, census, history, and other records.
Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Emma Blalock Location: 529 Bannon Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina Age: 88 I shore do ‘member de Yankees wid dere blue uniforms wid brass buttons on ’em. I wus too small to work any but I played in de yard wid my oldes’ sister, Katie. She is dead long ago. My mother belonged to ole man John Griffith an’ I belonged to him. His plantation wus down here at Auburn in Wake County. My father wus named Edmund Rand. He belonged to Mr. Nat Rand. He lived in Auburn. De plantations wus not fur apart.
George W. Griffith, a native of Pennsylvania, was born June 12, 1826. He received his education in the State of his birth, and, on leaving school, learned the wagon-maker’s trade, at which he worked for three years. He then took up the trade of mill-wright and worked thereat five years. Next he engaged in the saw-mill business, continuing in that line until 1862, when he began farming. Mr. Griffith moved to Missouri in April, 1866, and located first at Chillicothe, Livingston county, where he remained until the spring of 1867, when he came to this county, and has lived here
John J. Griffin. There are several reasons for the success of John J. Griffin, superintendent at Iola of the Wichita Pipe Line Company, and these may be said to be energy, system and practical knowledge. The range of his activities had been large, but from the beginning of his career he had sought to work steadily and energetically for ultimate results, and had never been content to labor merely for the present. Self help had accomplished about all the worth-while things in the world, and as a general rule the men who have found success have not awaited the knock
La Grande, Oregon Harold Leon Griffith, 40, of Portland and formerly of La Grande, died Nov. 19. There will be a funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday at Highland United Church of Christ in Portland. Mr. Griffith was born Feb. 18, 1966, in Portland. He was a graduate of Jefferson High School and Western Culinary Institute, both in Portland. He lived most of his life in the Portland area, but for a time lived in La Grande, where he was a chef at Ten Depot Street. Most recently he was employed as a chef at Jimmy’s Italian Restaurant in Portland.
1st Class Private, Co. E, 30th Div., 105th Regt. Supply Train; of Guilford County; son of J. R. and Mrs. Julia F. Griffith. Entered service Sept. 18, 1917, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. While at Greenville in 30th Div. Sailed for France June 11, 1918. Driving Food Supply truck. Returned to USA April 11, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, April 14, 1919.
Captain, Coast Artly.; of Henderson County; the son of the late R. H. and Mary C. Griffith. Husband of Inez W. Griffith. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Hendersonville. Sent to Ft. Caswell. Transferred to Ft. Monroe, from there to Ft. Caswell. Promoted to Capt. Nov. 25, 1917. In 6th Co. Nat’l Guard, N.C. Coast Artly. five years. Mustered into the Federal service as 6th Co. Cape Fear C. Artly. Mustered out at Ft. Caswell, April 9, 1919.
Sergt., 1st Co., 3rd M. M.; son of J. W. and M. B. Griffith; of Surry County. Entered service Dec. 12, 1917, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Fort Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Camp Hancock, Ga.; transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France March 4, 1918. Was training for Air Gunner at St. Jean De Mon, France, at time peace was declared. Returned to United States June 29, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., July 14, 1919.
Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.