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Young Charlotte Griffin

Charlotte Gardena “Lotta” GRIFFINAge: 95 years18791974

Name
Charlotte Gardena “Lotta” GRIFFIN
Given names
Charlotte Gardena
Nickname
Lotta
Surname
GRIFFIN
Birth January 26, 1879 26 24
Birth of a sisterDolores Jane Isabel GRIFFIN
November 15, 1880 (Age 21 months)
Birth of a sisterMary Fleda Georgina “Fred” GRIFFIN
January 26, 1884 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret Anderson GRIFFIN
December 30, 1885 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas GRIFFIN
July 29, 1887 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherJane SAUNDERS
1891 (Age 11 years)

Death of a motherEllen MILNE
May 25, 1891 (Age 12 years)
Note: From: The DAILY HERALD, Grand Forks, May 26,1891
Death of a maternal grandmotherIsabella Booth SCOTT
May 6, 1896 (Age 17 years)
Note: She is buried in Grand Forks Cemetery according to the Grand Forks Herald, May 7 1896, \"The funera…
Residence 1900 (Age 20 years)
Note: Charlotte was a school teacher in the 1900 census of ND.
Death of a fatherThomas GRIFFIN
January 13, 1924 (Age 44 years)
Note: From Grand Forks Newspaper:
Death of a sisterMary Fleda Georgina “Fred” GRIFFIN
January 1, 1964 (Age 84 years)
Burial of a sisterMary Fleda Georgina “Fred” GRIFFIN
May 12, 1964 (Age 85 years)
Death of a sisterDolores Jane Isabel GRIFFIN
September 27, 1965 (Age 86 years)
Death March 17, 1974 (Age 95 years)
Note: Lottie moved from Montana to live with her sister Margaret in Portland Oregon a few years before her death. Margaret said that Lottie was in poor health and hardly ever moved from her chair in the living room after she came to live in Portland.
Burial March 1974 (Age 95 years)
Cemetery: Portland Memorial Museum
Note: Obituary March 20,1974 Portland Oregonian:
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Marriage: January 29, 1878Congregational Church, Howick, Huron Co, Ontario
3 years
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Young Charlotte GriffinCharlotte Gardena “Lotta” GRIFFIN
Birth: January 26, 1879 26 24Howick, Huron Ontario
Death: March 17, 1974Portland Oregon
5 years
younger sister
23 months
younger sister

Residence

Charlotte was a school teacher in the 1900 census of ND.

Death

Lottie moved from Montana to live with her sister Margaret in Portland Oregon a few years before her death. Margaret said that Lottie was in poor health and hardly ever moved from her chair in the living room after she came to live in Portland.

Burial

Obituary March 20,1974 Portland Oregonian:

Charlotta Gordina Griffin, an Ontario native and a Portland resident since 1967, died Sunday at the age of 95 in a local nursing home. She lived at 6921 SW 36th Ave.

She was born on Jan 26, 1879, and spent her early childhood in Grand Forks, ND. She taught at Butte Business College in Montana for several years.

Her survivors include a sister, Margaret A Redman of Portland and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be at 3 pm Thursday in the Portland Memorial Home. Internment will be in the Portland memorial Mausoleum.

Note

Lottie was a teacher in business schools in North Dakota and Butte MT for many years. She was also an artist - some of her pottery paintings and nouveau art pottery are still owned by family.

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