Silas Griffin

Silas Griffin
January 30, 1835-June 28, 1914

1860 Residence: Robeson County, NC

Military Record
April 24, 1861-Enlisted in Robeson County, NC
12th North Carolina Regiment, 1st Company D
Rank: Private
December 16, 1861-Company disbanded
July 24, 1862-Enlisted in Brunswick County, NC
Rank: Private
40th North Carolina Regiment, Company E
also known as 3rd North Carolina Artillery, Company E
December 1864-Present or accounted for
January 15, 1865-Captured at Fort Fisher, NC
Confined at Point Lookout, MD
June 17, 1865-Released after taking Oath of Allegiance

Parents
Archibald Griffin 1797-1870 (Robeson County, NC)
Sarah Hartsfield 1807-1875 (Robeson County, NC)

Siblings
Dinah Griffin 1829-1902
Micajah K. Griffin 1836   40th NC, Co E
(Note: Birth Years on census for all three children are very erratic)

Wife
Nancy Elizabeth Hill 1843-1918 (Robeson County, NC)

Children
Jasper Griffin
John C. Griffin
Elizabeth Griffin 1864-1942
Silas E. Griffin 1865
Sarah Christine Griffin 1867-1934
Appie Lusatia Griffin 1869
William Archie Griffin 1871-1947
Anna Bell Griffin 1875-1967
Murphy Brown Griffin 1878-1925
Maggie Brown Griffin 1883-1916
Florence Griffin 1888

Burial
Mitchell Family Cemetery
2335 Fairgrove Road
Fairmont, NC

Silas Griffin Grave

Silas Griffin Grave