Joseph Griffiths


Spouse: Ann Roberts


Griffith, Joseph (Male)or Griffiths, Joseph

Birth:

  • Date: January 19, 1816
  • Place: Hindford, Shropshire, ENG
  • Alternate Date: January 18, 1816

Parents:

  • Father: Griffiths, William
  • Mother: Parry, Elizabeth

Death:

  • Date: July 20, 1860
  • Place: Union, Salt Lake, UT, USA

Marriage Information:

  • Spouse: Roberts, Ann
  • Date: January 3, 1843
  • Place: Liverpool, Lancashire, ENG

Children:

Name: Birthdate: Place:

  1. Griffith, Elizabeth July 26, 1844 Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, USA
  2. Griffith, William (twin) June 10, 1845 Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, USA
  3. Griffith, Mary (twin) June 10, 1845 Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, USA
  4. Griffith, Ephraim August 27, 1847 Ferryville, Pottawattamie, IA, USA
  5. Griffith, Joseph (twin) April 29, 1850 Ferryville, Pottawattamie, IA, USA
  6. Griffith, Hyrum (twin) April 29, 1850 Ferryville, Pottawattamie, IA, USA
  7. Griffith, David Henry (twin) November 15, 1851 Union Fort, Salt Lake, UT, USA
  8. Griffith, Jacob Herbert (twin) November 15, 1851 Union Fort, Salt Lake, UT, USA
  9. Griffith, Sarah Ann (twin) October 10, 1853 Union Fort, Salt Lake, UT, USA
  10. Griffith, Emma Jane (twin) October 10, 1853 Union Fort, Salt Lake, UT, USA
  11. Griffith, John Edward April 9, 1855 Union Fort, Salt Lake, UT, USA
  12. Griffith, Jane Martha May 28, 1857 Union Fort, Salt Lake, UT, USA
  13. Griffith, Brigham April 7, 1859 Union Fort, Salt Lake, UT, USA
  14. Griffith, Rachell (twin) January 28, 1861 South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, UT, USA
  15. Griffith, Evaline (twin) January 28, 1861 South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, UT, USA

Church Ordinance Data:

  • Baptism Date: September 15, 1842
  • Ordained Seventy

Temple Ordinance Data:

  • Endowment Date: February 2, 1846 Temple: Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, USA
  • Endowment Date: December 30, 1845 Temple: Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, USA
  • Sealed to Spouse Date: April 28, 1850 Temple: Office of the President, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Places of Residence:

  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA; 1851-1860

Vocations:

  • Farmer

Comments:

  • In 1850, Joseph had a household of 6 and a real wealth of $75.
  • In 1860, he had a household of 12, a real wealth of $500, and a personal wealth of $750.

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(Taken from the family record of Mary Ann Ball)

  • Joseph Griffiths wife Ann Roberts
  • Married Liverpool England 3 Jan 1843
  • Joseph Griffiths born Whitington England 18 Jan 1816
  • Ann Roberts born Llangollen Denbigh Wales 28 April 1819
  • Emigrated to Salt Lake City in the year 1850.

When grandmother came from the ferry boat up the Mississippi river the prophet took her by the hand and said "God bless you my sister." Power was in his words.

My grandparents viewed the dead bodies of the Prophet Joseph and Hyrum Smith, testified of it being the most sad trial of all to go through.

They lived at Winter Quarters for awhile and passed through the many hardships of the journey across the planes.

Joseph Griffith died at Union 20 July 1860 of Color Morals. Buried at Union.

  • Father of 18 children, two wives, one Sarah Pid.

Ann Roberts Griffiths died 26 Dec 1895 of old age and general debility at Union Utah. Buried at Union by the side of her husband.

  • Mother of 15 children among them were 5 pair of twins.
  • Faithful in the gospel, very unselfish and kind.

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