Oscar Griffin

Oscar Griffin
b. 27 December 1869, Fugit Township, Decatur County, Indiana, to Robert and Sarah Ann (Forrester) Griffin
d. 21 March 1957, Mandan, North Dakota

m/1. 15 January 1902, Wells County, Indiana
Zella Mae Shedd
b. 15 March 1884, Rush County, Indiana, to Elisha and Ida May (Laird) Shedd
d. 2 July 1977, Mandan, North Dakota

m/2.
Leora Ryan

Children with Zella Mae Shedd:
• John Howard (1902-1929)
• Mary Ione (1905-1999) married Elmer J. Otterstrom
• Charles Robert (1909-1974)
• Homer Merlin (1911-2001) married Nona Curfman
• Dorothy Mae (1914-1998) married Harold Kuebker
• Willard Oscar (1917-2001) married Grace Unkenholz
• Elbert James (1921-1921)

Oscar’s father moved to Indiana from Pennsylvania around 1849 and was a farmer and a minister of the Memorial Church, which was just at the southwest edge of what is now Lake Santee. Oscar was the youngest of eleven children and a farmer his entire life, first in Indiana and then later in North Dakota.

Submitted by:
James D. Lawrence
Greensburg IN

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