Griffis, John & Elizabeth Culver
John Griffis: Early Settler, War of 1812 Veteran
Elizabeth Culver: Early Settler
Birth: December 28, 1773, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut
Death: September 14, 1848, Vienna, Trumbull County, Ohio
Burial: Vienna Township Cemetery, Vienna, Trumbull County, Ohio
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John Griffis and his wife Elizabeth Culver traveled with their son and two daughters from Connecticut to Vienna Township in 1828.
From Gertrude Van Rensselaer Wickham, ed., Memorial to the Pioneer Women of the Western Reserve, 3 volumes (Cleveland: 1896-1924), Volume 2, pp. 656-663:
In 1828 came Mrs. John Griffis and her husband, from Connecticut, and three children, Daniel, Elizabeth and Rhoda. They traded property in Connecticut for property North of the center, where they lived and John died in 1853. Also his wife died a short time before him.