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James Donnegan Griffin

J.D. Griffin
Full Name: James Donnegan Griffin
Birth date: February 26, 1846
Death date: November 30, 1923

Terms of Service

  • House, 23rd (1) Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895
(1) Populist. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • J.D. Griffin's wife Martha E. Christian was sister of John W. Christian of Eddy and daughter of Hiram and Sarah (Burks) Christian. "Martha E., a twin of Samuel, is the wife of J.D. Griffin, of Alvarado, Texas." Volume II, pp. 860-862. .
  • Confederate States Army, James Griffin listed in War Department memo as Sergeant, Company E, 49th Alabama Infantry, enlisted at Guntersville, Alabama, 1/2/1862. Full name James Donnegan Griffin, death date 11/30/1923 in Johnson County, widow Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Griffin, marriage date 2/16/1896 in Johnson County, Texas. Pension File No. 47622, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958 Ancestry.com .
  • Census of 1880 - James D. Griffin, Alvarado, Johnson County, age 34, born circa 1846 in Alabama, farmer, wife Martha E., daughters Ada A. and Jeffie M.
    Census of 1900 - James D. Griffin, Alvarado, Johnson County, age 54, born February 1846 in Alabama, land owner, wife Martha E., son James F., daughter Montie L.
    Census of 1910 - J.D. Griffin, Alvarado, Johnson County, age 64, born circa 1846 in Alabama, tenant land, wife M.E., daughter M.L.
    Census of 1920 - J.D. Griffin, Alvarado, Johnson County, age 73, born in Alabama, wife Martha E. FamilySearch . 1910 1900
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  • James D. Griffin, birth date 2/26/1846 in Alabama; death date 11/30/1923 in Alvarado, Johnson County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - J.D. Griffin, postoffice Alvarado, nativity Alabama, age 47 (born circa 1847), farmer, 26 years in Texas, Populist. Texas Legislative Manual .

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