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Griffin, Frank S. (Frank Stephen), 1894-1998



  • Existence: 1894 - 1998

Biographical History

Frank Stephen Griffin was born September 29, 1894, to William Stephen Griffin and Sally Alvira Perry in Fenton, Wyoming. He was one of five children. In 1913, he was called to serve as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Southern States Mission where he served in North Carolina until 1915.

He married Vinetta Robertson on October 7, 1929, in Salt Lake City, Utah. After living in California for a short time, Griffin and Robertson returned to Byron, Wyoming, and the Griffin Family Farm in 1937 where they lived and worked. Together, they adopted one son, Clyde Frank Griffin, in 1945. In 1969, Griffin and Robertson moved to Springville, Utah, where they remained. Griffin died on December 28, 1998, at the age of 104, outliving both his wife and his son.

FamilySearch, via WWW, January 17, 2019 (Frank Stephen Griffin; parents William Stephen Griffin and Sally Alvira Perry; married October 7, 1929, to Vinetta Robertson; adoption of son Clyde Frank Griffin; death of Vinetta Robertson and Clyde Frank Griffin).

SLCO, via WWW, January 9, 2019 (Frank Stephen Griffin; b. September 29, 1894; d. December 28, 1998; Southern States Mission; served in North Carolina; residential history).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Frank S. Griffin papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197239248682]
Identifier: MSS 9221
Scope and Contents

Contains eight journals and record books produced by Frank S. Griffin documenting his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to North Carolina in the Southern States Mission. Materials date from approximately 1913 to 1915.

Dates: approximately 1913-1915