John C. Griffeth
John cash-claimed a quarter in 3, 7N 48W in 1890.
POSSIBLE In 1880 Lincoln, Nebraska John C. Griffeth is 17, born in Pennsylvania, a clerk. He's with Anthony 58 born in Canada and "Mrs" Griffeth, 43 born in England. Martha 18 was also born in England ?
ANOTHER POSSIBLE There's a John Griffeth in 1880 Ogle County Illinois, 28 born in New York, with Anna 27, and George 2.
In 1900 Red Cloud, Nebraska, John is farming, born March 1852 in New York. Anna L. June 1854 Pennsylvania, with Myra , Sept 1881 Illinois.
"Sir George" a red Shorthorn, was calved Sept 22, 1899 in Northbranch, Kansas, and was owned by John Griffith of Red Cloud, Neb.
In 1912-1917 John Griffeth and son George are in Red Cloud, Nebraska.
1905 Red Cloud "John Griffeth left Tuesday morning for a visit with his aged mother, who is ill at her home in Rochelle, Ill."
1905 "John Griffeth left Tuesday evening for Hartford, Mich., where he was called by a telegram announcing the serious injury of a brother. " (possibly Charles A. Griffith 1848-1936 buried in Van Buren County, Michigan 96892576. Charles was born in Muncie Indiana to Robert C. Griffith of Avon, New York and Marillia Taylor of New York.
1905 "Mr. and Mrs. John Griffeth and daughter, Miss Myra, were in Cowles Wednesday attending the Putnam-Mills wedding."
In 1907 Red Cloud the Fulton Grocer Co. advertised "Successors to John Griffeth"
1907 "At the ranch of John Griffith, 2 miles west of Red Cloud, a water well was driven 225 feet, passing through soil, sand....."
1916 "Mrs. Roy Jones, of Clay Center, arrived Friday evening to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Griffeth."
John and Anna are in Red Cloud in 1920, retired, and daughter Myra and Roy E. Jones, with Frances 7, Roy is an auto accessories salesman.
John is widowed in 1930 Red Cloud.
July 1930 he, Mr. and Mrs. George Griffith, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Griffith, Mrs. W.L. Kocm and daughter Miss Frances Jones, all of Red Cloud, and Mr. and Mrs. William C. Craig of Hutchinson attended a funeral, reported by the Sioux County, Iowa newspaper. The deceased must have been a relative of John's wife (trees say she was a CRAIG).