'Griffith08'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Griffith of Carnarvon, Griffith in Ireland, Griffith of Plas Mawr, Griffith of Trefarthen

William Griffith of Plas Mawr, Carnarvon (d 25.11.1587)
m. Margaret Wyn (dau of John Wynn ap Meredydd of Gwydir)
1. John Griffith of Plas Mawr (Carnarvon) & Trefarthen, Sheriff of Carnarvonshire this line followed by Griffith (p125)
  m. Margaret (dau of Rhys Thomas of Coed Helen)
  A. William Griffith 'of Trefarthen' 'of Carnarvon', Sheriff of Anglesey (a 1606, 1627)
  m. Jane (dau of Hugh Gwyn Bodvel)
  i. John Griffith 'of Trefarthen' (dsp)
  m. Jonet (dau of Griffith Vaughan of Cors y Gedol,m 2. Sir John Owen of Clenenney)
ii. Margaret
  m. Griffith Jones of Castellmarch
  iii. Catherine
  m. Robert Wynn of Penllech
  iv. Gaynor
  m. Richard Griffith of Llanfairisgaer (Llanfair Nesdrech)
  B. Robert Griffith
  m. Florence (dau/heir of Rowland Griffith of Llangadwaladr)
  i. Rowland Griffith of Llangadwaladr
m. Margaret Foxwist of Carnarvon (sister of William, recorder of St. Albans)
  a. Rhys Griffith
  b. Rowland Griffith (chaplain)
  m. Ann of Lancashire
  (1) Robert Griffith (parson)
  c. daughter
  m. Hugh Coetmor in Carnarvon (a 1677)
  d. Florence
  m. William Wynn (Captain)
  ii. Pierce (3rd son)
  m. Mary (dau of William Thomas of Coed Helen)
  iii.+ other issue - William (d young?), Margaret
  C. Jane
  m. Sir William Glynne of Glynllifon
  D. Catherine
  m. Robert Wynne of Bodysgallen
  E.+ other issue - John, Nicholas of Gray's Inn (dsp), Margaret
2. William Griffith (a 1586, Judge of the Admiralty)
  A.+ issue - Edward, Morris (Captain)
3. Robert Griffith (4th son?) this line followed by Griffith (p4), supported by BP1870
  A. Edward Griffith (a 1649, Captain)
  i. Thomas Griffith (a 1676)
  a. Edward Griffith of Ballincar, co. Sligo (Colonel)
  m. Elizabeth Lawrence (dau of Thomas Lawrence, physician to Queen Anne)
(1) Anne Griffith (d 18.12.1719)
  m. William Stanhope, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1st Earl of Harrington (d 08.12.1756)
  (2) Elizabeth Griffith (b c1692, d 13.10.1773)
  m. (28.09.1714) Sir Robert Rich, Bart, Field Marshal (b 03.07.1685, d 01.02.1768)
  b. Richard Griffith (rector of Coleraine, Dean of Ross)
  m. Jane Leslie ("of the House of Rothes")
  (1) Edward Griffith
  m. Abigail Hancock (dau of Sir William Hancock, recorder of Dublin)
(A) Richard Griffith of Maiden Hall, co. Kilkenny
  m. Elizabeth Griffith of Glamorganshire
  (i) Richard Griffith of Millicent, co. Kildare (b 1752, d 1820)
  m1. (17.09.1780) Charity Yorke Bramston (d 06.1791, dau of John Bramston of Oundle)
  (a) Sir Richard John Griffith of Munster Grillagh (co. Londonderry) & Pencraig (Anglesey), 1st Bart (b 20.09.1784, d 22.09.1878) had issue
  m. (21.09.1812) Maria Jane Waldie (d 02.01.1865, dau/coheir of George Waldie of Hendersyde Park)
  (b)+ other issue - Charity, Catherine, Elizabeth
  m2. (1793) Mary Hussey (d 10.09.1820, dau of Walter Hussey Burgh of Donore)
(e)+ other issue - Walter Hussey, Henry Allen (RN), George, William Downes, Charles James, Arthur Hill, 3-4 daughters
  (ii) Catherine Griffith
  m. John Buck (rector of Desert-create)
  (B) James Griffith (dsp, Major)
  (C) Elizabeth Griffith
  m. Patrick Welch of Newtown Welch
(2) Jane Griffith
  m. Charles Leslie of Glaslough (b 17.07.1650, d 13.04.1722)
4. Edward Griffith (d 1586, MP for Carnarvon)
  m. Grace (dau of Pierce Owen of Gerthymedd)
  A. William Griffith 'of Trefarthen'
  m. Elin Bulkeley (dau of John Bulkeley of Cremlyn)
  B.+ other issue - John, Margaret
5. Jane
  m. John Wynn Owen of Ystumcegid
6. Margaret
  m. Thomas Prees of Plas Iolyn
7. Elin
  m1. William Thomas of Coed Helen (d 1586, Captain)
  m2. Richard Gwyn of Hirdrefaig
8.+ other issue - Sir Morris (a 1603, in Ireland), Randale (d young?)

Main source(s): Griffith's Pedigrees (Trefarthen (p125) & Trefarthen & Pencraig (p4)) with some support from BP1870 (Griffith)
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