2 edition of History of Griffin, Ga., 1840-1940 found in the catalog.
History of Griffin, Ga., 1840-1940
|Statement||by Quimby Melton, Jr.|
|Contributions||Melton, Quimby, 1922-|
|LC Classifications||F294.G85 M4 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||368 p. :|
|Number of Pages||368|
|LC Control Number||96076787|
Year Erected: Marker Text: Near the present junction of the Central and Southern Railways, from a stump near the town spring, on June 8, , Gen. Lewis Lawrence Griffin sold lots to the highest bidder, thus establishing the City of m Leake bought the first lot. Gen. Griffin, an early advocate of the railroad and one of the wealthiest men in Middle Georgia, was the first. Griffin, also spelled griffon or gryphon, composite mythological creature with a lion’s body (winged or wingless) and a bird’s head, usually that of an griffin was a favourite decorative motif in the ancient Middle Eastern and Mediterranean lands. Probably originating in the Levant in the 2nd millennium bce, the griffin had spread throughout western Asia and into Greece by the.
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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer Author: Quimby Melton. Griffin's history from the time of its founding by Lewis Lawrence Griffin, as the proposed site of intersecting lines of the Monroe Railroad, through.
History of Griffin, Ga., by Quimby Melton. Published by Hometown Press in Griffin, Ga. Written in EnglishPages: History of Griffin, Ga., Family History Library Griffin Map Records Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia, January Library of Congress.
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We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Ga. is a city in and the county seat of Spalding County, Georgia. It is part of the Atlanta metropolitan of the census, the city had a population of 23, Griffin Ga. founded in and named for landowner Col.
Lewis Lawrence Griffin. Several notable people are from Griffin and the city has been filmed for several notable shows and movies. Griffin was officially incorporated on Decem That same year, Marthasville (once Terminus) was incorporated, and in two years would be renamed Atlanta.
Tough Times & Expansion The Depression of halted the Monroe Railroad’s construction. Plans of an East-West line to connect in Griffin were forgotten.
After seeing the continued demolition and destruction of so many of the fine old homes in Griffin, and after numerous consultations about the problem, three local citizens of Griffin, Seaton Grantland Barnes, John Henry Cheatham, Jr., and John Hunter Goddard, Jr., took it upon themselves to call a group of interested people together to discuss the possibility of founding a historical and.
murray county's history Before Georgia even existed, various tribes of native Americans occupied present-day Murray County.
The Mississippians, a tribe most remembered for building earthen mounds over graves of important tribesmen, are credited with creating the mounds near Carter's Dam.
The Griffin Spalding Historical Society was founded in to present the stories of Griffin’s past, present and future in a variety of engaging and exciting ways through, programs, collections and research.
Today the Historical Society owns and operates The Bailey-Tebault House located at Meriwether Street in Griffin. History of Griffin, Ga., by Quimby Melton, unknown edition. Buy History of Griffin, Ga., by Quimby Melton (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Quimby Melton.
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Probably most of the original bonds were returned to the Register of Probate for preservation. The value of this page book is not for the Griffin/Griffen line but for the early Welsh information. The author has a bibliography which includes many early Welsh references.
i.e., "The History of Wales", "List of Emigrants to America, ", "Genealogy Guide to Early Settlers of America" and many others. The Crafts Family: A Genealogical and Biographical History of the Descendants of Griffin and Alice Craft, of Roxbury, Mass. William Francis Crafts Gazette Printing Company, - Digital images - pages5/5(1).
New Georgia Genealogy and History: Troup County GA Resources. Post-Civil War Black Marriages in Troup County Georgia This database of marriage collected by C.
Barnum for the Troup County GA AHGP comes from the official marriage books of Troup County GA. These are marriages which occurred between black individuals after the Civil War through.
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Griffin Spelling Variations. Griffin was incorporated inwhen it was located in Pike County. Known as Pleasant Grove untilthe town was first settled in the mids.
In Lewis Lawrence Griffin, a banker, planter, philanthropist, and the first president of the Macon and Western Railroad, bought acres in .General Griffin purchased acres from Stilll and platted out the city which would bear his name. On June 8,he stood on a tree stump near this site and began auctioning off lots.
Construction on his railroad from Forsyth to Griffin was started and the city in the wilderness prospered.