The Ancestry of Paul Phillip & Anna May (Vikturek) Miller

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  • ID: I10130
  • Name: Paul Luther Griffith 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 8 JUN 1909 in Hamilton Co., IL 3 4 5 6
  • Death: 25 JAN 2001 in Kankakee, Kankakee, IL 4 5
  • Burial: New Prospcet Cemetery, Broughton, Hamilton, IL 4 7
  • Note:
    He lived in Broughton, IL when his father died in 1966 and in McLeansboro when his mother died in 1980. He is shown as Luther P Griffith in the 1910 census.

    His obituary as retrieved from the internet:

    "Paul Griffith June 8, 1909 January 25, 2001

    Paul Griffith, 91, of Bourbonnais, formerly of McLeansboro, died Jan. 25, 2001, at Provena St. Mary's Hospital, Kankakee.

    He was born June 8, 1909, a son of Charles and Maude LeMae Varney Griffith. He had been a farmer all his life in southern Illinois. He enjoyed woodworking.

    Mr. Griffith is survived by one son, Ronald (Sandy) Griffith of Mahomet; three daughters, Joy (Tom) Gaddis of Bourbonnais, Rhoda (Ronald) Carter of Champaign, and Betty (Reg) Rych of New Lenox; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Lawrence (Ruth) Griffith of New Mexico.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Opal Odle Griffith, on June 1, 1997, they married March 21, 1932; and a sister, Freda Thompson. The funeral was conducted Jan. 29 at the New Prospect Baptist Church. The Rev. Ernest Essary officiated. Burial was in New Prospect Cemetery, Broughton."




    Father: Charles Revelle Griffith b: 26 JUL 1880 in Hamilton Co., IL
    Mother: Maude LeMae Varney b: 12 JAN 1888 in Hamilton Co., IL

    Marriage 1 Freda Marcella Bliss

      Marriage 2 Opal I E Odle b: 28 JAN 1915
      • Married: 21 MAR 1932 8
      Children
      1. Has No Children Living Griffith
      2. Has No Children Living Griffith
      3. Has No Children Living Griffith
      4. Has No Children Living Griffith

      Sources:
      1. Title: Legacy of Kin, Vol. 2
        Author: Harold G. Felty
        Note: This was the work of a distant cousin. It is an extraction of obituaries from the newspapers of Hamilton Co., IL from 1958 to 1992.
        Note: Excellent
        Repository:
        Note: My own collection
        Media: Book
        Page: Page 877. listing 1966-96
      2. Title: Legacy of Kin, Vol. 2
        Author: Harold G. Felty
        Note: This was the work of a distant cousin. It is an extraction of obituaries from the newspapers of Hamilton Co., IL from 1958 to 1992.
        Note: Excellent
        Repository:
        Note: My own collection
        Media: Book
        Page: Page 1151, listing 1981-190
      3. Title: 1910 Federal Census
        Repository:
        Media: Census
        Page: Hamilton Co., IL Mayberry Twp, page 157 sheet 5A family 64
      4. Title: Obituary
        Repository:
        Media: Newspaper
      5. Title: Gravestone
      6. Title: Hamilton Co., IL Birth Records Index Book A Original
        Repository:
        Note: County Clerk Office, McLeansboro, IL
        Media: Official Document
      7. Title: Find A Grave Website
        Note: Memorials posted by anyone. All facts obtained from here need to be verified.
        Text: Memorial# 117710292
      8. Title: Obituary
        Repository:
        Media: Newspaper
        Text: of Paul
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