Rev. Joshua R. Griffin


Rev. Joshua R. Griffin
  • Born: 9 October 1853
  • Died: 30 January 1914
  • Birth Place: Henrico County, Virginia
  • Death Place:
  • Spouse: Minerva A. (Page) Griffin
  • Parents: Valentine Griffin, Nancy Lewis
  • Children: Joseph Valentine Griffin, Eudora (Griffin) Mickens, Alberta (Griffin) Allen, Joshua R. Griffin Jr., Lavinia B. (Griffin) Hedgeman, Luther B. Griffin, Clotelle (Griffin) Saunders, Bernice (Griffin) Grant
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  • Occupation: Pastor, shoemaker
  • Church: New Baptist Church (pastor), founded 1907 when members of Fifth Street Baptist formed their own church; later Clay Street Baptist, now Mosby Memorial Baptist Church in Mechanicsville [];
  • Affiliations: Baptist Ministers' Conference (became a member in 1904); East End Burial Association (president); Masons (32nd Richmond, Illustrious Captain of the Guard); Richmond City Council.
  • Address:
  • Documents: Black Labor in Richmond, by Peter Rachleff (1984); census records (1870, 1880, 1900, 1910); city directories; death certificate; Freedman's Bank record; Richmond Planet articles.
  • Military Service:

Contributors to this Record:
Erin Hollaway Palmer