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Genealogy
Griffith

Other surnames on this page:
McKelvey, Gillmore, & Landsaw.

My Mahaffey ancestry came together with the Griffith's when my Great Grandfather, M5. , Wanton Alexander Mahaffey wed my Great Grandmother, M6. Blanche Marie Griffith.
 
Parents of M6. Blanche Griffith:
Father: 
 G1. Samuel Griffith
b. July 1860
p. IL
m. Sept. 8, 1878
p. Fayette Co., IL
d.
p.
occupation: Farmer
 
Mother: 
  G2. Mary Ann "Mollie" McKelvey
b. 1855
p. IL
d.
p.
 
They had 5 children: Gertie, Nellie, Charley/Charles (b. 1879 or '80), Romie, and  M6. Blanche.
 
G2. Mary Ann "Mollie" McKelvey was previously married to Peter McElroy on February 5, 1874 in Fayette Co., IL.  The 1880 Census shows 2 children from this marriage living with "Mollie" and Samuel Griffith:
Jennie McElroy- 4 yrs. at the time of the 1880 Census
Gertrude McElroy- 2 yrs. at the time of the 1880 Census
 
Everything below this line is unconfirmed for the time being.
 
Parents of G2.  Mollie McKelvey:
Father:
 G3. John McKelvey
b.
p. Fayette Co., IL
m.
p.
d.
p.
 
Mother:
 G4.  Elizabeth Gillmore
Their other children were Margaret/"Mattie," Ida, &  John.
 
Parents of G4.  Elizabeth Gillmore:
Father: G5.   Jeremiah Gillmore
Mother: G6.  Mary Landshaw

Sources for this page include:
1. 1880 Census LaClede, Fayette Co., IL
2. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900