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Catalog Number WF 4198
Caption GRIFFIN, Jessie May WILLIAMS
Description Jessie Williams Griffin was born July 23, 1867, in Woodstock, Illinois; she died in Anacortes on July 10, 1936. This copy order was done by Brady for Martha Griffin Mankins, 1892-1976. She was the daughter of Will and Jessie Griffin, and the granddaughter of Almina and John Griffin. Jon, Almina, and their son Will took a claim on the south end of Fidalgo Bay in 1866; Almina was the first white woman to settle on Fidalgo Island, and the island's first schoolteacher. Will Griffin married Jessie May Williams on August 19, 1888 at Rosario. Will Griffin operated a shingle maill and lumber camp o the south side of Anacortes. The 1900 U. S. Census listed: Griffin, Will (40), Jessie (32) and their children: Ernest (10), Martha (8), Edith (6), Leroy (4), and Frederick (2). Martha grew up to marry _______Mankins and she taught at the Fidalgo School on March's Point for many years until the mid-1950s when it closed. (photo c. late 1800's)
Date 1800s c. late
Photographer BRADY, Ferd
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects People
Place - Anacortes, WA
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms people
Object Name Print, Photographic