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Griffin, Jesse

Born: 1816

Flourished: 1836-1850 Menard County, Illinois

As early as 1836, Griffin lived in a part of Sangamon County, Illinois that later was partitioned off to create Menard County. He lived there with his family until at least 1850.

Petition of John Hines and Others to the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Menard County, IL, 303; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Menard County, IL, 332.