Descendants of William Griffitts

Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM1 GRIFFITTS was born 1724, and died 1762. He married ABIGAIL POWEL April 16, 1752 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Penn., daughter of SAMUEL POWEL and MARY MORRIS.

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Occupation: Businessman

Children of WILLIAM GRIFFITTS and ABIGAIL POWEL are:

Generation No. 2

2. SAMUEL POWEL2 GRIFFITTS (WILLIAM1) was born July 21, 1759 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Penn., and died May 12, 1826 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Penn.. He married MARY FISHBOURNE January 03, 1787 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, daughter of WILLIAM FISHBOURNE and MARY TALLMAN.

Notes for SAMUEL POWEL GRIFFITTS:

Physician, professor. They resided for many years in the old Morris Mansion, Front Street between Chestnut and Walnut.

Children of SAMUEL GRIFFITTS and MARY FISHBOURNE are:

Generation No. 3

3. HANNAH3 GRIFFITTS (SAMUEL POWEL2, WILLIAM1) was born December 09, 1793 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Penn., and died January 11, 1862. She married THOMAS WALN MORGAN February 10, 1814.

Child of HANNAH GRIFFITTS and THOMAS MORGAN is:

4. SAMUEL POWEL3 GRIFFITTS (SAMUEL POWEL2, WILLIAM1) was born December 08, 1802 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Penn., and died January 25, 1849 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Penn.. He married MARY ANN WHARTON October 14, 1824 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Penn., daughter of PEREGRINE WHARTON and JANE BROWN.

Generation No. 4

5. ANNE WALN4 MORGAN (HANNAH3 GRIFFITTS, SAMUEL POWEL2, WILLIAM1) was born March 19, 1815. She married DANIEL CLARK WHARTON February 01, 1843, son of WILLIAM WHARTON and DEBORAH SHOEMAKER.

6. SAMUEL POWEL4 GRIFFITTS (SAMUEL POWEL3, SAMUEL POWEL2, WILLIAM1) was born May 07, 1827 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Penn., and died September 13, 1865. He married ELEANOR BIRD June 02, 1857, daughter of HENRY BIRD and ELEANOR.

7. WHARTON4 GRIFFITTS (SAMUEL POWEL3, SAMUEL POWEL2, WILLIAM1) was born November 21, 1828 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Penn., and died February 13, 1878 in Hibernia, FL. He married FRANCES LEWIS PENINGTON January 26, 1860 in Florida, daughter of EDWARD PENINGTON and ELIZABETH LEWIS.

8. WILLIAM FISHBOURNE4 GRIFFITTS (SAMUEL POWEL3, SAMUEL POWEL2, WILLIAM1) was born April 18, 1832 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Penn.. He married (1) SARAH FREEMAN RUSSELL June 26, 1855, daughter of JOSEPH RUSSELL and SARAH FREEMAN. He married (2) SARAH FREEMAN RUSSELL June 26, 1855, daughter of JOSEPH RUSSELL and SARAH FREEMAN.

Children of WILLIAM GRIFFITTS and SARAH RUSSELL are:

9. FRANKLIN PEALE4 GRIFFITTS (SAMUEL POWEL3, SAMUEL POWEL2, WILLIAM1) was born May 26, 1834 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Penn., and died December 17, 1888. He married JOSEPHINE LEWIS PENNINGTON October 22, 1862, daughter of EDWARD PENNINGTON and ELIZABETH LEWIS.

Children of FRANKLIN GRIFFITTS and JOSEPHINE PENNINGTON are:

Generation No. 5

10. ANNE ROTCH5 WHARTON (ANNE WALN4 MORGAN, HANNAH3 GRIFFITTS, SAMUEL POWEL2, WILLIAM1) was born May 27, 1845. She married CHARLES JOHN CHURCHMAN March 14, 1871, son of CHARLES CHURCHMAN and ELIZA BRIDGEMAN.

Children of ANNE WHARTON and CHARLES CHURCHMAN are:

11. HELEN ROTCH5 WHARTON (ANNE WALN4 MORGAN, HANNAH3 GRIFFITTS, SAMUEL POWEL2, WILLIAM1) was born September 02, 1847. She married GEORGE EMLEN April 22, 1874, son of GEORGE EMLEN and ELLEN MARKOE.

Children of HELEN WHARTON and GEORGE EMLEN are:

12. WILLIAM MOORE5 WHARTON (ANNE WALN4 MORGAN, HANNAH3 GRIFFITTS, SAMUEL POWEL2, WILLIAM1) was born August 25, 1848, and died May 01, 1910. He married ELLEN CLIFTON WHARTON December 18, 1874, daughter of HENRY WHARTON and ELLEN NUGENT.

Notes for WILLIAM MOORE WHARTON:

A.B. U of Penn 1868

Children of WILLIAM WHARTON and ELLEN WHARTON are:

13. HENRIETTA BIRD5 GRIFFITTS (SAMUEL POWEL4, SAMUEL POWEL3, SAMUEL POWEL2, WILLIAM1) was born July 28, 1864. She married ROBERT MORRIS COX December 11, 1884.

Child of HENRIETTA GRIFFITTS and ROBERT COX is:

14. ELIZABETH LEWIS5 GRIFFITTS (WHARTON4, SAMUEL POWEL3, SAMUEL POWEL2, WILLIAM1) was born November 26, 1866 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died August 24, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She married (1) JAMES DEWAELE COOKMAN. She married (2) JAMES DE WAELE COOKMAN January 29, 1890 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of WILLIAM COOKMAN and MARY DEWAELE.

Children of ELIZABETH GRIFFITTS and JAMES COOKMAN are:

15. SAMUEL POWELL5 GRIFFITTS (WILLIAM FISHBOURNE4, SAMUEL POWEL3, SAMUEL POWEL2, WILLIAM1) was born May 12, 1856, and died March 23, 1908. He married SUSAN BINNEY MONTGOMERY December 10, 1885.

Child of SAMUEL GRIFFITTS and SUSAN MONTGOMERY is:

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