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Family: Edward Griffith/Katherine William (F7806)

m. 18 Oct 1689


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  • Father | Male
    Edward Griffith

    Born  Abt 1669  Pembrokeshire, South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 Apr 1727  Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  18 Oct 1689  Radnor, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Mother | Female
    Katherine William

    Born  Abt 1672  Merion, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Bef 19 Jul 1750  Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Robert Williams | F3224 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Katherine Unknown | F3224 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Ellin Griffith

    Born  7 May 1690  Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Robert Evans | F7807 
    Married  30 May 1717  Radnor, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Margaret Griffith

    Born  3 Jan 1693  Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Evan Evans | F7829 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Female
    Elizabeth Griffith

    Born  12 Jun 1698  Merion Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Thomas Evans | F7805 
    Married  30 Jun 1720  Radnor, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    Thomas Griffith

    Born  2 Sep 1699  Merion Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Female
    Jane Griffith

    Born  6 Mar 1701  Merion Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Female
    Sarah Griffith

    Born  25 Jun 1707  Merion Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Joseph Williams | F11244 
    Married  11 Jul 1729  Radnor, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes  Married:
    • Edward Griffith and Katherine William were married at Hugh Roberts' house in Merion the18th day of the 8th month 1689. Witnesses: Column 1: Thomas Griffith, Robert William, Evan Harry, Rees Johns, John Roberts, Robert David, Hugh Jones, Edward Rees, David Moris, John Roberts, Charles Hughs, Evan Harry, Joshua Owen, Wm Cureton, Cadwalader Morgan, Wm Edward; Column 2: Robert William, Tho. David, Rowland Richard, John Hugh, Robert Jones, John Owen, Tho. Jones, Abel Thomas, Caddr Jones, Owen Hugh, Edward Hugh, William Robert, David Thomas, Wm David, Robert Hughs; Column 3: Elizabeth William, Gainor Roberts, Elizabeth David, Elizabeth Edward, Mably Rees, Jane Morgan, Hannah Jones, Sarah Rees, Mary Llewelyn, Sarah Thomas, Katherine Jones, Elin Jones, Katherin William, Katherin Richard, Sybil Price.

      Children of Edward and Katherine William recorded at Merion: Elin, the daughter of Edward Griffith and Katharine b. 5, 7th mo., 1690; Jane, the daughter of Edward Griffith and Catherine b. 3, 1st mo. 1693; Elizabeth, the daughter of Edward Griffith and Catherine b. 6, 12th mo., 1698; Thomas, son of Edward Griffith and Catherine, b. 2, 9th mo., 1699; Jane, daughter of Edward Griffith and Catherine b. 3, 6th mo. 1701.

      Marriages of Children: (1) Ellin m. Robert Evans (#45), brother of Thomas Evans. (2) Elizabeth m. Thomas Evans; (3) Katherine m. 10 mo., 8, 1725 at Radnor MH, Robert Jones, son of Peter Jones and Jane Wharton. (4) Margaret m. Evan Evans, son of Robert and Ellen of Gwynedd; (5) Sarah m. 9 mo., 6, 1729 at Radnor MH, Joseph Williams of Whitemarsh twp. (son of David Williams b. Llandilo, Caermarthenshire, Wales, d. November 11, 1714 in Whitemarsh township and Mary Rhoads his wife).

      The brother in law of Elizabeth (Griffith) Evans was Robert Jones (married her sister Katherine Griffith) who left a legacy to Elizabeth and her children:

      ROBERT JONES. Philadelphia. cordwainer. 5 mo. 6, 1745. October 1, 1745. H.52.
      Nephew: John Evans.
      Cousins: Elizabeth Evans (wife of Thos. Evans), Owen, Edward, John and Mary (children of Thos. Evans), Peter Evans, Thomas Griffith, Joseph Williams, Evan Bevan (wife, Margaret), Robert Jones (wife Catherine).
      Exec: Thomas Evans.
      Wit: John Evans (his mark) and William Jones.