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Peter Smith Griffin, son of Richard Griffin and Hannah Mills
Born: 13 Aug 1824 in Windham Township, Norfolk County
Married: Ellen Leask, 1 Jan 1861 (age 36)
Died: 21 Apr 1920 in Windham Township (age 95) 
Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Simcoe, Norfolk County
Ellen Jane Leask, daughter of James Leask and Jane Sinclair
Born: 28 Jun 1837 in Shetland Islands, Scotland
Married: Peter Griffin, 1 Jan 1861 (age 23)
Died: 2 Jun 1901 in Windham Township, Norfolk County (age 63)  
Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Simcoe, Norfolk County
Children of Peter S. Griffin and Ellen J. Leask:
John Sandfield Griffin. Railroad conductor. Lived at Fort Erie then in New York state
Ida Griffin married George Reid. Moved to Buffalo, N.Y. 
Luella Jane Griffin married Victor Norman Pattullo. Lived elsewhere.
Florence Griffin married William H. Ward
Mary Olive Griffin married John D. Pullen
Russel E. Griffin married Augusta C. Herron
Horace Grant "Harry" Griffin. Move to Los Angeles, California
With the exception of a year in St. Paul, Minn. and another in Simcoe, Peter spent his entire life in Windham Township, farming within a mile of where he was born. Always exceeding active, Peter was a Methodist, a one time Windham Township councillor and dedicated farmer.
Source: John Cardiff of Simcoe, Norfolk County. Submitted: 24 Feb 2009
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