WNC History Timeline

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www.childers-shepherd.org, 10 Jan 2011
           John A. Griffin +  Rachel Cagle                        Casper C. Martin + Nancy Lovada Childers   
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George Gaston Griffin         +       Roda Magdalene "Maggie" Childers
1883    -     1946                  1904                  1885       -       1966
Swain Co NC      Swain Co NC              Swain Co NC           Swain Co NC           Swain Co NC

                                                              
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Aletha L. Griffin (James W. McCoy), 1905 - 1988
                   May L. Griffin, 1908 - after 1919
                   Jeffery Allison Griffin, 1912 - 1996
                   William Riley Griffin, 1914 - 1976
                   Francis Marion Griffin, 1917 - 1992
                   Virgie Edna Griffin (Robert G. Murphy), 1919 - 1991
                   Gladys Mae Griffin (Reed), 1921 - 1996
Sources: NC Death Certificate, George Gaston Griffin, 1946;
         US Census, Swain Co NC, 1920, 1930;
         Birdtown Cemetery photos by John L. Mathis, from Findagrave.com.
         Ancestry.com's Merritt family tree.
         
Birdtown Cemetery, Cherokee,
Swain Co NC. Photos by John
L. Mathis.