16 April 2013

To Davison In 1848

As told in A complete record of the John Olin family : the first of that name who came to America in the year A.D. 1678: containing an account of their settlement and genealogy up to the present time-:

Osman Olin...gave us this information, assisted by George W. Griffin, who married Clarissa Olin, oldest daughter of Caleb Olin. Mr. Griffin has within a short time removed from Davison, Michigan, to Commerce, Oakland county, Michigan, where he has built a flouring mill. 

More about George W. Griffin, who married Clarissa Olin:


United States Census, 1850
Atlas, Genesee, Michigan, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
George Griffin M 25 New York [mechanic]
Clarissa Griffin F 27 Vermont
Charles Griffin M 2 Michigan
Harriet Griffin F 1 Michigan
Henry Olin M 17 New York

In 1860, the Griffin family was in the Twp. of Davison.  George Griffin's occupation was "farmer."

George Griffin married (2nd)

Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925
birth year: 1825
birthplace: New York
spouse's name: Rebecca Wilson Kitchen
spouse's birth year: 1831
spouse's birthplace: Canada
event date: 09 Sep 1891
event place: Caro, Tuscola, Michigan
father's name: Stephen Griffin
mother's name: Polly Cunningham
spouse's father's name: Stillwell Wilson
spouse's mother's name: Montgomery

Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995
death date:  12 Oct 1895
death place:  Davison, Genesee, Michigan
birth date: 1825

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