Griffin (Page 2)

When Wallace* Griffin was born on September 22, 1862, in Kingston Seymour, Somerset, England, his father, Samuel Bird Griffin (1834-1890), was 28 and his mother, Jane (née Wallis) (1835-1909), was 27. He had nine brothers and two sisters. *Wallace was baptized Wallis, his mother’s maiden name. He appears to have adoptedContinue Reading

The Bristol and Avon Family History Society website describes Kingston Seymour and a 2013 article by Bob Ford suggests: “The families of Stuckey, Griffin and Wallis arrived [in Kingston Seymour] late in the 18th century and are still present.” James Griffin is my 4x great-grandfather and he and his family lived in Kingston Seymour.Continue Reading