Eliphalet Griffin - Alfred, Maine
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 43° 28.603 W 070° 42.945
19T E 361236 N 4815185
Quick Description: Grave of Revolutionary War veteran in the Alfred Parish Church Cemetery in Alfred,Maine.
Location: Maine, United States
Date Posted: 7/13/2012 7:38:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMEWCZ
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Long Description:
Eliphalet Griffin was born in Deerfield, New Hampshire in 1751. He served in the American Revolution in Captain James Norris's company, Colonel Enoch Poor's regiment joining from Deerfield. He settled in Alfred following the war and became a blacksmith. His farm was near Shaker Pond where he accidentally drown during winter of 1798 when he broke through the ice.
Location type: Single Grave

Date of Birth: 1751

Date of Death: 1798

Grave Marker Text:
Great Grandfather Eliphalet Griffen Died 1798 Aged 51 years

Cause of death: Not listed

Ranks: Not listed

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