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My GRIFFIN(GRIFFITH)/JONES lineage picks up in Isle of Wight Co, VA late 1600s, and what was/is Bertie, Edgecombe, and Nash County, NC in the early 1700s. I am led to believe that one John GRIFFIN(GRIFFITH) was born 1735 in Isle of Wight Co, VA (or Edgecombe Co., NC) and married Martha JONES 1761 (born 1740) in Isle of Wight Co, VA (or, Edgecombe Co., NC). I understand that the parents of Martha JONES were Francis Albrighton JONES and Julian NEWSOME.It is believed that this John died in NC in the late 1700s. It is also understood that his siblings and children started migrating into Hancock Co., GA in the late 1700s. Finally, settling in Monroe Co AL in the early 1800s. His brother William Griffin settled in Sumner Co., TN. A nephew, Rollins Griffin went on to settle in Nacgadoches Co., TX around 1850.

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  • Norwood, Robert 1525 Eng to VA>SC>GA>Monroe Co, AL (3587 KB)
    This file contains de NORWOODE dating back to 1420 England; de SHEPPEY dating 1042 England; GRIFFIN 1700s NC; HELTON 1798 SC; JONES 1690 VA; LYGON 1500 England; NORWOOD 1500; PICKENS 1700; RICHARDSON 1600s; TALBERT 1700s; TYSON 1600s; WATTS 1800s, and all these surnames with Conecuh and Monroe Counties, AL ties.

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