Acton Memorial Library
|E||6th MVI||Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862||must. out June 3, 1863||Boxborough||farmer||[recorded as ] age 22|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||Jan. 26, 1891||Invalid||811 239||790 810||Mass.|
|May 4, 1925||Widow||1 204 888||938 955||Mass.||Mary Griffin|
Recorded as member no. 71 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||April 11, 1923|
|Survived by||widow Mary Griffin|
John Griffin was born in Ireland c. 1838 to Jeremiah Greehy (alias Griffin) and Mary Denlay (source: baptism record in pension file). He first married Mary Flanagan, who died January 31, 1866 in Tewksbury, Mass., at the state almshouse, at age 38, of "hip disease." In June, 1866 John Griffin married Mary McCormick in Nashua, N.H. (source: pension file).
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