Ow6 Mary Ann Owens.

    Mary Ann Owens (Ow6) was the daughter of Jeremiah Fielding Owens (Ow7), who was born on 13th Feb. 1729 in what is now King George Co. Virginia and died in July 1773 in Faquier Co. Va., and Jane Kenton (Ke7)

    She was born June 15, 1771 in Fauquier Co., Va.
    She died Dec. 12, 1852 in Fleming Co., Ky.
    She married Willoughby Griffith (Gr6).
    She and Willoughby Griffith took out a marriage bond in Boy1e Co., Ky. on April 5, 1794. Her brother Jeremiah Owens was bondsman. They were married Apr. 8, 1794 near Danville, Boyle Co., Ky. Willoughby Griffith was born Mar. 20, 1766 in Fauquier Co., Va. and died May 26, 1841 in Fleming Co., Ky.

    Willoughby and Mary Ann (Owens) Griffith are both buried in the Griffith family cemetery on their old farm.
    In 1954 this cemetery was still intact. Among those buried there are:
    Willoughby Griffith Sr., died May 26, 1841"
    Mary Ann (Owens) Griffith,. his, wife, died Dec. 12, 1852
    Amelia Griffith, their daughter, died Aug. 9, 1880
    Nancy (Griffith) Jones died Jan. 2. 1892
    George Jones, Nancy's husband died Mar. 31, 1884
    Willoughby Griffith Jr. died Sept. 1, 1886
    Mary E. Griffith, wife of Willoughby Jr., died Jan. 21, 1891. .
    Willoughby Griffith and Mary Ann Owens left the neighborhood of Danville, Ky. and settled near Washington in Mason Co., Ky. where they remained until 1801 or 1802 when they moved to Fleming Co. and settled about a mile and a half from Flemingsburg. Willoughby Griffith had gone from Fauquier Co., Va. to Boyle Co., Ky. in 1788. He fought in the Indian Wars and is believed to have served in the Army with General Anthony Wayne.
    Willoughby Griffith and Mary Ann (Owens)  had 11 children:
    (Gr5-1) Evan Griffith, b. Jan. 15, 1795. In 1818 he went to Ind. and settled on White River in Owen Co. where he died in 1824. Unmarried.
    (Gr5-2) Jeremiah Griffith, b. Jan. 14, 1797; d. Apr. 5, 1873; m. Dec. 25, 1821 Cynthia Owens, b. Jan. 21, 1798; d. Sept. 24, 1871 in Bracken Co., Ky. They had 7 chi1dren:

      (Gr5-2-1) E1izabeth O. Griffith, b. Aug. 28, 1823; m. Mar. 12, 1850 James Wells
      (Gr5-2-2) Mary Griffith, b. June 10, 1825; d. Oct. 1826.
      (Gr5-2-3) Mary Maletus Griffith: b. Mar. 31, 1827; d. Feb. 2, 1902; m. Oct. 24, 1850 Gilbert Hester, b. Jan. 15, 1821  d. May 10, 1901. He was a nephew of Henry Hester (He5) who married Sarah Griffith the aunt of this Mary Maletus (Griffith) Hester.
      (Gr5-2-4) Willoughby Griffith, b. Ju1y 30,1829; d. May 14. 1845.
      (Gr5-2-5) Thomas Dully Griffith, b. Jan. 20. 1832; m. Dec. 25, 1854 Mary Ann Walker, b. Apr. 13,
      (Gr5-2-6) Fielding Griffith, b. Feb. 27, 1834; m. Aug. 23. 1855 Nancy Jane Allen, b. Sept. 23,1836.
      They had 6 children: Mary Alice, Eliza Allen, Evan, Elizabeth H., James and Flora Jane.
      Note I the son James Griffith married Emma6  Hester  No. 800., a great granddaughter of Henry Hester and Sarah (Griffith) .
      (Gr5-2-7) Cynthia Ann Griffith, b. Oct. 24, 1836; d. 1913; m. Apr. 15, 1855 George W. Myers, b. Nov. 24, 1834; d. 1912. They had 12 children I Cynthia, William Lawson, Sallie, Daniel Boone, George W., Mary M., Emma C., Lula, Etna, Eva, Tillie and Omar. Note:  the daughter Lula Griffith was born Mar. 26, 1872; d. July 19, 1943; m. Dec. 6, 1891 William Hollis Field, b. Oct. 26, 1863; d. Nov. 4, 1957. They had 8 children, one of  whom was Elmer Ellsworth Field who married Anna Myrtle (Lucas) Butler May 9, 1927. No. 2684. She was a great great granddaughter of Henry Hester (He5) and Sarah Griffith (Gr5).
    (Gr5) Sarah Griffith, b. Jan. 16, 1799; d. Nov. 6, 1867; married July 27, 1820 Henry Hester (He5), b. Feb. 28, 1797; d. Sept. 8, 1854.
    They had 9 children:
      (He4) John Kenton Hester,
      (He4-2) Evan Griffith Hester,
      (He4-3) Willoughby Griffith Hester,
      (He4-4) Mary Ann Hester,
      (He4-5) Margaret Hester,
      (He4-6) William Hester,
      (He4-7) Amelia Hester,
      (He4-8) Elias R. Hester
      (He4-9) Dennis Hester.
    (Gr5-4) Dennis Griffith, b. Nov. 21, 1800; d. 1838; m. Feb. 1932 Delilah Walker, b. 1814; d. 1884.
    They bad 5 chi1dren
      (Gr5-4-1) Evan Griffith
      (Gr5-4-2) Mary Griffith
      (Gr5-4-3)  Philip Griffith
      (Gr5-4-4)  Willoughby Griffith
      (Gr5-4-5)  Nancy Griffith
    (Gr5-5) Mason Griffith, b. Dec. 28, 1802; married Mar. 31, 1831 Mary Leforge, b. Dec. 11,1810.
    They had 7 children:
      (Gr5-5-1) Louisa Griffith
      (Gr5-5-2)  Lewis Griffith,
      (Gr5-5-3) Elizabeth Griffith,
      (Gr5-5-4) Elias Griffith,
      (Gr5-5-5) Ellen Griffith,
      (Gr5-5-6) Mary Griffith,
      (Gr5-5-2) Josephine Griffith,
    (Gr5-6) Jane Griffith, b. Apr. 28, 1805; married Oct. 2, 1825 Evan Griffith, b. Mar. 9, 1800. Jane d. July 1, 1888 and her husband, Evan Griffith, d. Apr. 21, 1872 in Brown Co. Ohio
    They bad 9 children:
      (Gr5-6-1) Mary Ann Griffith
      (Gr5-6-2) Evan 0. Griffith
      (Gr5-6-3) Willoughby Griffith
      (Gr5-6-4)  Andrew  Griffith
      (Gr5-6-5)  Edna..
    (Gr5-7) Amelia Griffith, b. Apr. 4, 1807, died unmarried Aug. 9, 1880.
    (Gr5-8) John Griffith, b. Mar. 21, 1809;
    (Gr5-9) William Griffith, b. Oct. 11, 1810; d. Sept. 1, 1886; m. June 12, 1856 Mary Ellen Davis, b. Mar. 4, 1833; d. Jan. 21, 1872. They had 11 children: Among them were David, Louisa, Mary J., William, Amanda, Jessie, Rebecca and Nancy.
    (Gr5-10) Nancy Griffith, b. Apr. 20, 1813; d. Jan. 2, 1892; m. Jan. 12, 1855 George Jones, b. Feb. 3, 1804; d. March 31, 1884. They had 2 children: Thomas Jones and Willoughby Jones.
    (Gr5-11) Willoughby Griffith, Jr., b. Nov. 16, 1818; d. Sept. 1, 1, 1886; m. Aug. 24, 1854 Julia A. D. Hall, b. Aug. 25, 1836; d. Sept. 3, 1904.
    They had 12 children:
      (Gr5-11-1) Mary Griffith
      (Gr5-11-2)  Amy B. Griffith
      (Gr5-11-3)  Evan 0.Griffith
      (Gr5-11-4)  Elizabeth D.Griffith
      (Gr5-11-5)  Amelia J.Griffith
      (Gr5-11-6)  Lyman Draper Griffith
      (Gr5-11-7)  Clara C. Griffith
      (Gr5-11-8)  John H. Griffith
      (Gr5-11-9)  Corrila Griffith
      (Gr5-11-10)  Lucinda Griffith
      (Gr5-11-11)  Olive Fant Griffith
      (Gr5-11-12)  William H.Griffith

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