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Rees GRIFFITHS

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  • Name Rees GRIFFITHS 
    Born Jul 1843  Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: Smolenyak, Megan, "Hillary Rodham Clinton's Celtic Roots," Irish America, April/May 2015, pp. 50-51.

      (2) A household headed by Rees GRIFFITHS is listed in the 1900 census of Ward 5, Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA.

      Rees is listed in the 1900 census as a coal mine who was born in July 1843 and was then 56 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in Wales, and both of his parents were born in Wales. According to the 1900 census, he had then been married 30 years. Also, according to the 1900 census, he had immigrated to the United States in 1869, had then been in the United States 31 years, and was a naturalized American citizen.

      Listed with Rees is his wife, Mary, who was born in September 1850 and was then 49 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in Wales, and both of her parents were born in Wales. According to the 1900 census, she had then been married 30 years and had theretofore given birth to 11 children, 9 of whom were then living. The 1900 census does not indicate when she had immigrated to the United States or how long she had then been in the United States.

      Also listed with Rees is his son, Benjamin, a coal mine helper who was born in September 1880 and was then 19 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in PA, and both of his parents were born in Wales.

      Also listed with Rees is his son, William, a coal mine helper who was born in February 1883 and was then 17 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in PA, and both of his parents were born in Wales.

      Also listed with Rees is his daughter, Edith, who was born in June 1888 and was then 11 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in PA, and both of her parents were born in Wales.

      Also listed with Rees is his daughter, Margaret, who was born in June 1890 and was then 9 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in PA, and both of her parents were born in Wales.

      Also listed with Rees is his son, David, who was born in October 1893 and was then 6 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in PA, and both of his parents were born in Wales.
    Person ID I38836  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 

    Father --- GRIFFITHS 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary (GRIFFITHS),   b. Abt 1809, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F16712  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary (GRIFFITHS),   b. Sep 1850, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1870 
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 22:51:11 
    Family ID F16713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart