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Virgil Lafayette GRIFFIN
Ellen GOBLE
Ms. __?__
Elizabeth M. CRONAN
Amanda CORBIN
Husband:  Virgil LaFayette GRIFFIN
Birth:  18 Nov 1872, Pickens Co., GA
Death:  12 Dec 1955, Gordon Co. GA
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  George Alexander GRIFFIN (1850-1932)
Mother:  Rachel Ardelia LANCE (1854-1929)
Marriage-1:  31 Jul 1892, Gordon Co., GA
Wife-1:  Ellen GOBLE
Marriage-2: 
Wife-2:  Ms. __?__
I'm only guessing that the unknown wife, if there is one, is between Ellen and Elizabeth.
Marriage-3:  1898
Wife-3:  Elizabeth M. CRONAN
Birth:  Dec 1879, GA
Occupation:  homemaker
Marriage-4:  11 Oct 1903, Gordon Co., GA
Wife-4:  Amanda "Manda / Mandie" CORBIN
Birth:  Oct 1859, Pickens Co., GA
Death said to be:  1832 or 1834
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Relationship(s):  Name(s) Unknown
Father:  Joseph Benjamin CORBIN
Mother:  Eleanor Malinda TOWNSEND
Children with Ellen GOBLE:
-
Children with Wife-2:
-
Children with Elizabeth M. CRONAN:
1. (Child) GRIFFIN, b. 1898-1900; d. 1898-1900
Children with Amanda CORBIN:
none
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Georgia

Sources:

1.  Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967 (online at familysearch.org):
Groom's Name: Virgil Griffin Virgil Griffin Virgil L. Griffin
Bride's Name: Ellen Goble Elizabeth Cronan Mandy Corbin
Marriage Date: 31 Jul 1892 05 Jun 1898 11 Oct 1903
Marriage Place: Gordon,
Georgia
Gordon County,
Georgia
Gordon County,
Georgia
Source Film: 422563 422564 422564

2.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Virgil GRIFFIN
Spouse: Ellen GOBLE
Marriage: 31 Jul 1892, Gordon, Georgia
Source: Marriage Records, 1864-1966. Georgia. Court of Ordinary (Gordon County)

3.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Virgil L. GRIFFIN (æ 7, b. GA) is living in Talking Rock Dist., Pickens Co., GA (p. 503A), with his parents, George GRIFFIN (æ 29, b. NC) & Rachel (æ 25, b. NC), plus siblings.

4.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

5.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #1 of 13):  Coosawattee Dist., Gordon Co., GA, Roll T623_201, p. 144A, SN 11, SD 7, ED 58, enumerated 12 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 22 23 24 25 27
179 179 Griffin Virgil Head W M Nov 1872 27 M 2     GA GA GA Farm Laborer Y Y Y R H
    _______ Elisabeth M Wife W F Dec 1879 20 M 2 1 0 GA GA GA   Y Y Y    

6.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #13 of 14):  Coosawattee River Road, Coosawatee Dist., Gordon Co., GA, Roll T624_188, p. 265A, SH 16A, SD 7, ED 92, enumerated 13 May 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 23 24 26 28 29
278 284 Griffin Virgil Head M W 37 M4 6     GA NC NC Eng General farm OA Y Y R F 228
    _______ Manda Wife F W 44 M1 6 3 3 GA GA GA Eng None            
    Corban Margarett Stepdau F W 15 S       GA GA GA Eng None   Y        
    ______ Henry Stepson M W 11 S       GA GA GA Eng None   Y        
    ______ John A Stepson M W 10 S       GA GA GA Eng None   Y        
Margaret should be ca. age 21.

7.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #8 of 17):  Coosawattee Dist., Gordon Co., GA, Roll T625_258, p. B, SN 4B, SD 7, ED 115, enumerated 2/3 Feb 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 27 28 29
Fm 75 79 Griffin Virgil L Head R M W 47 M Y Y GA NC NC Y Farmer General Farm OA 45
      _______ Mandia Wife   F W 54 M N N GA GA GA Y None      
      Corbin Margaret Stepdau   F W 32 S Y N GA GA GA Y None      
Listed next to married son, John CORBIN (æ 19, b. GA), and his family, who is next to E.C. CORBIN, who is next to Virgil's parents, George & Rachel GRIFFIN.

8.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #4 of 10 Mandy is mis-indexed "Maudy"):  Coosawattee Milita District, Murray Co., GA, Roll* 366 (Book 2), p. 234B, SN 2B, ED 107-16, SD 2, enumerated 17 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
3 4 5 6 7 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30 32
35 35 Griffin V L Head O Y M W 55 M 21 N Y GA GA GA Y Farmer Farm O Y N 34
    _______ Mandy Wife   X F W 59 M 24 N Y GA GA GA Y None          
    _______ Marget? Dau   X F W 34 S   N N GA GA GA Y None          
*Roll 377 according to Ancestry.com; Roll 366 (Book 2) according to Genealogy.com, which is more likely correct.
Margaret should be enumerated at Virgil's stepdaughter, and she should be ca. age 41.

9.  State of Georgia.  1998.  Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-1998.  Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records (online at Ancestry.com):
Name: Virgil L Griffin Mrs Amanda Griffin
Death Date: 12 Dec 1955 11 Nov 1931
County of Death: Gordon Fulton
County of Residence: Gordon  
Gender | Race: M | White  
Age: 83 Years  
Certificate: 28364 27989
Need confirmation that this is our Amanda (please do not use this date without confirming it).

10.  World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.  Microfilm Series M1509 (4277 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC (card images and index online at Ancestry.com):
Roll | Serial No. | Order No: 1557069 | 486 | A852
Name: Virgil Lafayette Griffin
Permanent Home Address: Route ?? Catoosa Gordon Georgia
Age in Years | Date of Birth: 45 | Nov 18 1872
Race: White
U.S. Citizen: Native Born
Present Occupation: Farming
Employer's Name: Self
Place of Employment: Route 11? Oakman Gordon Georgia
Nearest Relative: Name: Mrs. V. L. Griffin
Nearest Relative: Address: Route 1 Oldman Gordon Georgia
Signature: V L Griffin
Height (tall, medium, short): Medium
Build (slender, medium, stout): Medium
Color of Eyes | Color of Hair: Blue | Grey
Physically Disabled: No
Date of Registration: Sept 12 1918
Draft Board: Local Board for the County of Gordon,
State of Ga., Calhoun, Ga.
This image was very blurred.

11.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

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