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Patriot: Griffiths, Philemon (2, p.138)(4)(5)(6)(N)
SAR #: P-170843 (5)
DAR #: A048394 (6)

Birth
Date: 1756 (5) Aug. 29, 1756 (2)(4)(6)
Location: Frederick Co. MD (6)

Marriage
Date:
Spouse: Eleanor Jacobs (5)(6) Elinor Jacobs (2)
Location:
Children: Sarah Ann, Ruth Hammond, Mary Eleanor, Lemuel (6)

Support for American Revolution
Military Service: Major. (4)(5) Lt., Capt. Price’s Rifle Company. Capt. and Major under Col. Hugh Stephenson and Col. Rawlings. (6) Captain of Rifles at Fort Washington. (2)(4)
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Residency: Frederick Co. MD (6)

Death
Date: 1838 (5) April 29, 1838 (2)(4)(6)
Cemetery: Laytonsville United Methodist Cemetery, Laytonsville (2)(3)(4)(5)(N)
Find-A-Grave #: 40701146 (4)
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Notes: Surname spelled Griffith in DAR records, Peden, and Find A Grave. Pension S8617. (6) Buried in Laytonsville United Methodist Cemetery in Laytonsville, aka St. Paul Methodist Cemetery. (4) Cemetery location listed in DAR Magazine Vol. 51 #4 Oct. 1917 p. 205.

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