MDSSAR Gen. William Smallwood Chapter
Montgomery County, MD
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Patriot: Griffith, Henry, Sr. (2, p.137)(4)(6)
SAR #: Not found
DAR #: A048346 (6)

Birth
Date: Feb. 14, 1720 (2)(4)(6)
Location: Anne Arundel Co. (4)(6)

Marriage
Date: 1741 (Dorsey) 1751 (Hammond) (6)
Spouse: 1) Elizabeth Dorsey 2) Ruth Hammond (6)
Location:
Children: Philemon (2)(4)(6), Samuel, Henry, Rachel, Joshua, Eleanor, Ruth (2)(6) John, Sarah, Ann, Elizabeth (2)

Support for American Revolution
Military Service: Lt. Col. Middle Bn. Militia Sept. 12, 1777. (2)
Public Service: Association of Freemen; Frederick Co. Rep. Justice Mont. Co. (6) Commissioner for formation of Mont. Co. 1776. (2)(6)(N)
Civilian Aid: Provided wheat for use of the military 1781. (2)
Oath of Allegiance:
Residency: Frederick & Mont. Cos. (6) Upper Newfoundland MC (2)

Death
Date: Sept. 28, 1794 (2)(4)(6)
Cemetery: Laytonsville United Methodist Cemetery, Laytonsville (2)(3)(4)
Find-A-Grave #: 4069991 (4)
Headstone GPS Coordinates:
Marked: DAR Chevy Chase Chapter (no date) (N)

Notes: Son of Orlando Griffith and Katherine Howard. Brother of patriot Charles Greenberry Griffith. Held numerous public offices during Rev. War. (2) Cemetery location listed in DAR Magazine Vol. 51 #4 Oct. 1917 p.205. Grave marking details from Dottie Brault e-mail dated Sept. 20, 2013.

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