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Descendants of Griffis & McKoy | Tirey & Morrison | Footnote - ID#676

 

1st Generation -  O P Griffis & Dissey ?

2nd Generation - Hugh D. Griffis & Josephine McLemore

3rd Generation - Wilton P. Griffis & Louie

4th Generation - Ottie Clifford Griffis  & Clara Vandella Mc Koy

5th Generation - Shirley Ann Griffis m. William Frederick Tirey

 

Census 1850 - 1860 - 1870 - 1880 - 1900 - 1910 - 1920 - 1930

Civil War

WWI - WWII

Notes: by D.R. “Doc” Young

 

The following information is accurate to the best of my knowledge and is obtained from Censuses, Birth, Death and Military Records.  You will note full names, full birth dates and places of birth as found on Birth, Death and Military records, may or may not be accurate.

 

 

1st Generation: Note: Generations will change as I find parents, etc.

 

O P Griffis, b. abt. 1824, TN, m. Dissey, b. abt. 1824, TN

 

Children:

 

Amanda Griffis, b. abt. 1842

H Dily Griffis, b. abt. 1844

Rebecca Griffis, b. abt. 1845  

Eli Thos Griffis, b. abt. 1849

 

Note: A strong possibility O P’s father is Daily Griffis, age 66 & Nancy mother age 34 in 1850 and H Dily Griffis’s Dily is Daily.  And the O in O P stands most likely for Ottie, who was b. 1898

 

Then I found Dayley Griffis

Birth:  1784 - Chatham, North Carolina

Death:  1862

Spouse:  Nancy Ramsey

http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/pedigree.aspx?tid=5552648&pg=0

 


2nd Generation:

 

Hugh Dily Doily Daily Dayly Griffis, b. abt 1844, TN m. Josephine McLemore, b. abt. 1851, AL

 

Children:

 

Mary Alice Griffis, b. 26 Apr 1871, Lincoln Co. TN, d. 13 Mar 1948, Limestone Co. AL (AFN:1VDV-59C) m.  2 Feb 1890, Thomas Terah Eddins, b. abt. 1867, Giles Co., Tennessee

Walter P. Griffis, b. abt. 1875, TN 

Joseph H. Griffis, b. abt. 1876, TN

William C. Griffis, b. abt. 1879, TN 

Martha P. Durbin, b. abt. 1844, AL, sister in law

Joel M. Durbin, b. abt. 1859, AL, nephew



3rd Generation:

 

Wilton P. Griffis, b. abt. 1875, TN, m. abt. 1896, Louie, b. abt. 1873, TN   

 

Children:

 

Floyd O Griffis, b. abt. 1897, TN 

Ottie Clifford Griffis, b. abt. 1898, TN   

Mary V Griffis, b. abt. 1902, TN 

 


4th Generation:

 

Ottie Clifford Griffis  m. Clara Vandella Mc Koy

 

Children:

 

Jack Griffis, b. abt.

Pauline Griffis, b. abt.

Kenneth Griffis, b. abt.   d.

Shirley Ann Griffis, b. 29 Aug 1934, Monroe, Warren Co., OH

Richard Griffis, b. abt. 1936

 

When she was young the family moved to 1910 Hill Ave, (where I was born) Middletown. Ohio

 

5th Generation:

 

Shirley Ann Griffis, m. William Frederick Tirey

 

 

 

1850 - note: all census are as indexed and may not be accurate

 

Name: O P Griffis

Age: 26

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1824

Birth Place: Tennessee

Occupation: Shoe Maker

Home in 1850 (City, County, State): Subdivision 1, Lincoln, TN

 

Household Members:

O P Griffis 26

Dissey Griffis 26, b. abt. 1824 - marry 16 Aug 1841

Amanda Griffis 8, b. abt. 1842

H Dily Griffis 6, b. abt. 1844

Rebecca Griffis 5, b. abt. 1845  

Eli Thos Griffis 1, b. abt. 1849

 

Note: Dissey Griffis indexed as follows


1850 Dissey Griffis
1860 Depey Griffis
1870 Jessie Griffis

 

Dissey is Dessy, married Oliver P Griffin

 

Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002


Name: Dessy Evans
Spouse: Oliver P Griffin - could be Griffis on the image
Marriage Date: 16 Aug 1841
Marriage County: Lincoln

 

Dessy is mother in law, widowed in 1880 census, living with Susan D. (Graffis) Heathcock, b. 1858, TN, married to Alfred Heathcock

Find A Grave of Susan D Heathcock, b. 22 May 1855, d. 21 Mar 1893, wife of J A Hathcock.  Susan's middle of D, is for Dorothy or Doreathea.  Alfred is James Alfred Hathcock.

 

Possible father of O. P.

 

Name: Daily Griffis

Age: 66

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1784

Birth Place: North Carolina

Home in 1850 (City, County, State): Subdivision 1, Lincoln, TN

 

Household Members:

Daily Griffis 66

Nancy Griffis 34, b. abt.

Sarah Griffis 14, b. abt.

William Griffis 12, b. abt.

Elizabeth Griffis 10, b. abt.

Thomas Griffis 9, b. abt.

Jane Griffis 7, b. abt.

Susan Griffis 6, b. abt.

Benjamin Griffis 4, b. abt.

John Griffis 0 

 

 

1860 - note: all census are as indexed and may not be accurate

 

Name: O P Griffis

Age in 1860: 36 

Birth Year: abt 1824 

Birthplace: Tennessee 

Home in 1860: District 20, Lincoln, TN

Post Office: Molino

 

Household Members:

O P Griffis 36 

Depey Griffis 36 

Amanda Griffis 17 

Disly Griffis 16 (Hugh) 

Adaline Griffis 15 

Martha Griffis 9 

Dorathy Griffis 2 

 

 

1870 - note: all census are as indexed and may not be accurate

 

Name: O P Griffis

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1824

Age in 1870: 46 

Home in 1870: District 20, Lincoln, TN (taken Jul 1870)

Post Office: Maline 

Spouse: Jessie

 

Amanda Griffis, b. abt 1844 

H D Griffis, b. abt 1845

Adeline Griffis, b. abt 1847

S D Griffis, b. abt 1859

 

Note: H D Griffis marries  Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002

Name: H D Griffis
Spouse: Josephine Mc lemore
Marriage Date: 14 Aug 1870
Marriage County: Lincoln

 


1880 - note: all census are as indexed and may not be accurate

 

Name: Hugh Dily Griffis

Home in 1880: District 1, Lincoln, TN

Age: 36

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844

Birthplace: Tennessee

Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)

Spouse's Name: Josephine

Father's birthplace: Tennessee

Mother's birthplace: Tennessee

Occupation: Farmer

Marital Status: Married

 

Household Members:

Hugh Dily Griffis 36 

Josephine Griffis 29 

Mary A Griffis 9 

Walter P. Griffis

Joseph H. Griffis 4 

William C. Griffis 1 

Martha P. Durbin 36 

Joel M. Durbin 14 

 

Note below is a Dessa Griffis 56, mother in law and is related to Hugh D. Griffis above

 

Name: Alfred Heathcock

Home in 1880: District 1, Lincoln, TN

Age: 27

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853

Birthplace: Tennessee

Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)

Spouse's Name: Susan D.

Father's birthplace: Alabama

Mother's birthplace: Alabama

Occupation: Farmer

Marital Status: Married

 

Household Members:

Alfred Heathcock 27 

Susan D. Heathcock 22, Hughs sister 

Lula P. Heathcock 2 

Dessa C. Heathcock 7M 

Dessa Griffis 56, Hughs mother **

 

 

1900 - note: all census are as indexed and may not be accurate

 

Name: Walter Griffis

Home in 1900: Civil District 15, Lincoln, TN

Age: 25 

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1875 

Birthplace: Tennessee 

Relationship to head-of-house: Head 

Spouse's Name: Lola C

Occupation:

 

Household Members:

Walter Griffis 25 

Lola C Griffis 26 

Ordie F Griffis 5 

Ottie C Griffis 3

 

Name: Malcolm T McRoy McKay
Home in 1900: Dermid, Cullman, Alabama
Age: 28 
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1872
Birthplace: Georgia 
Relationship to head-of-house: Head 
Spouse's Name: Martha D
Occupation: Farmer
Parents born Georgia

Household Members:
Malcolm T McRoy 28, b. abt. Dec 1871 
Martha D McRoy 27, b. abt. May 1873, AL 
Clara V McRoy 3, b. abt. Aug. 1896
Ollie B McRoy 1, b. abt. May 1899

 

 

1910 - note: all census are as indexed and may not be accurate

 

Name: Walter D Griffis - [Walter P Griffis

Age in 1910: 35

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1875

Birthplace: Tennessee

Relation to Head of House: Head 

Father's Birth Place: Tennessee 

Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee 

Spouse's Name: Louie

Home in 1910: Civil District 15, Lincoln, TN

Marital Status: Married 

Occupation: Farmer

 

Household Members:

Walter D Griffis 35 

Louie Griffis 37, b. abt. 1873, TN   

Floyd O Griffis 13, b. abt. 1897, TN 

Ottie C Griffis 12, b. abt. 1898, TN   

Mary V Griffis 8, b. abt. 1902, TN 

 

Name: Malcolm T McKay 2nd marriage
Age in 1910: 38
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1872
Birthplace: Georgia
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Georgia
Mother's Birth Place: Georgia
Spouse's Name: Ida A
Home in 1910: Adams, Cullman, Alabama
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: General Farmer


Household Members: 
Malcalm T McKay 38
Ida A McKay 27, b. abt. 1883
Clara V McKay 13, b. abt. 1897, (mother Martha)
Ollie B McKay 12, b. abt. 1898, (mother Martha)
Marvin T McKay 7, b. abt. 1903 
Spurgeon G McKay 5, b. abt. 1905
Lois C McKay 3, b. abt. 1907
Ruben K McKay 1 3/12, b. abt. 1909



 

1920 - note: all census are as indexed and may not be accurate
 

Name: Ottie C Griffis

Home in 1920: Albany Ward 4, Morgan, AL

Age: 21 years 

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1899

Birthplace: Tennessee

Relation to Head of House: Lodger 

Father's Birth Place: Tennessee 

Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee 

Marital Status: Single

Occupation: Engineer Power Co.

Image: 979 

 

Name: Malcolm T Mc Koy
Home in 1920: Logan, Cullman, Alabama
Age: 48 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1872
Birthplace: Georgia
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Ida A
Father's Birth Place: Georgia
Mother's Birth Place: Georgia
Marital Status: Married
Home owned: Own
Image: 865
 
Household Members: 
Malcolm T Mc Kay 48
Ida A Mc Kay 35
Marvin T Mc Kay 17,  b. abt. 1903, AL
Spurgeon G Mc Kay 14, b. abt. 1906, AL
Lair C Mc Kay 13, b. abt. 1907, AL
Reuben K Mc Kay 10, b. abt. 1910, AL
Russell J B Mc Kay 8, b. abt. 1912, AL
Ida P Mc Kay 6, b. abt. 1914, AL
Willard M Mc Kay 3 10/12, b. abt. 1916, AL
Clifford L Mc Kay 5/12, b. abt. 1919, A
L

 

Note: Own and living on a Farm on Ruby Road.  On line 71 is Martha A. McKoy, age 67, widowed, mother of Malcolm with sons John P., age 34 and Woodfin G Mc Kay, age 31, brothers of Malcom.

 

 

1930 - note: all census are as indexed and may not be accurate
 

Name: Otie Griffith

Home in 1930: District 4, Morgan, Tennessee

Age: 32

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1898 

Birthplace: Tennessee 

Relation to Head of House: Head 

Spouse's Name: Clara

Occupation: Labor Logwood

 

Household Members:

Otie Griffith 32 

Clara Griffith 23, b. abt. 1907, TN

Edward Griffith 1 3/12

 

Attie C Griffis

33

Vendela C Griffis

32

Pauline E Griffis

9

Jack T Griffis

7

Kenneth E Griffis

2

 

Name: Malcolm T McKoy
Home in 1930: Logan, Cullman, Alabama
Age: 58
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1872 
Birthplace: Georgia 
Relation to Head of House: Head 
Spouse's Name: Ida A
Occupation:

Household Members:
Malcolm T McKoy 58 
Ida A McKoy 46, b. abt. 1884, AL
Russell McKoy 18, b. abt. 1912, AL
Ida P McKoy 16, b. abt. 1914, AL
Willard P McKoy 14, b. abt. 1916, AL
Mary L McKoy 10, b. abt. 1920, AL
Daris R McKoy 7, b. abt. 1923, AL
 
Note: On line 1, is brother John P. and his family

 

 

1940

Name: T Malcolm McKoy
Respondent: Yes
Age: 68
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1872
Birthplace: Georgia
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Logan, Cullman, Alabama
Farm: Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935: Logan, Cullman, Alabama
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 5A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 84
Occupation: Farmer
House Owned or Rented: Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 500
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: High School, 1st year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 61
Class of Worker: Working on own account
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: Yes

Household Members:
T Malcolm McKoy, 68
Ida McKoy, 56
Willard McKoy, 24
Louise McKoy, 21
Doris McKoy, 17
F Malcolm McDaniel, 13
B Lou Anstin

 

Civil War - 1861-1865

 

WW I

 

WW II

 

 

Notes: (do not concern yourself with the notes as of yet, in process of confirming) The following are finds, not confirmed and may not be of your lineage, just possibilities.  Update: 22 Jan 2013, Edward Wilbur Tirey, appears to be your Paternal Grandfather

 

Edward W. Tirey/Tyrey, b. abt. 1890, KY, m. abt. 1920, Anna Lee Morrison, b. 1900, KY (grandma Tirey)

 

 

Death Record or SSDI

 

 

ID#676

Compiled & researched by D.R. “Doc” Young

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Created - 30 Mar 2008 for D. Davis

Updated: 22 Jan 2013

 

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