Patriot: Griffith, Henry, Sr. (2, p.137)(4)(6)

SAR #: Not found

DAR #: A048346 (6)


Date: Feb. 14, 1720 (2)(4)(6)

Location: Anne Arundel Co. (4)(6)


Date: 1741 (Dorsey) 1751 (Hammond) (6)

Spouse: 1) Elizabeth Dorsey 2) Ruth Hammond (6)


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)


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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Source Information Codes

(1) MDSSAR Patriot Index (no longer active)

(2) "Revolutionary Patriots of Montgomery County, Maryland 1776-1783" by Henry C. Peden, Jr.

(3) Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory

(4) Find A Grave

(5) NSSAR Patriot Research System

(6) NSDAR Genealogical Research System

(N) See Notes section of record for additional information about this field.

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