-- Seeking information about the birth family of Emily Jane Green who
married Orrin Sutton Ryerse in 1868 at Vittoria. The 1880 Michigan census
entry for her family includes a Ruben Green, 25, born in Canada. He may have been a brother.
Contact: Wendy Bergerud of
Victoria, British Columbia [Query revised Apr
-- Seeking photographs and stories of their family life in Simcoe about a family
I have researched extensively:
John Beam Griffin (1810-1872) born in Beamsville, Lincoln County but lived in Norfolk from about 1843 until his
his wife Abigail Carter, born in Ireland; and their children:
Mary Ellen 1839-1867; William Ryerson 1841-1889; Harriet Eliza 1843-1923; Joseph Henry 1845-?; Margaret Jane 1848-1928; Robert Pettit 1851-1879; Frances Amelia “Minnie” 1855-1940.
Special interest in Frances Amelia “Minnie” and the family of William Ryerson Griffin.
John, Abigail and some of their children are buried in Oakwood Cemetery. Contact:
Sandra Page of Marquette, Michigan. [Query
renewed Apr 2012]