587. Walter Scott GRIFFITH was born on 12 Nov 1849 in Buffalo, Niagara, NY. (5) He died on 27 Oct 1930 in Washington, DC. (5) He was buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, NJ. (5) Walter Scott Griffith (of Cincinatti & NY) was a pupil at Prepatory School for Boys in College Hill, which was former Roelofson family homestead; resided w/ Harriet P. Roelofson & her spinster sisters Ann Elizabeth & Mary Agnes in Newark, NJ, until 1877 and then in Morristown, NJ; business career in banking; retired as Cashier of Columbia Bank, Fifth Avenue, NYC, which he helped to organize & which was later absorbed by Manufacturers Trust Co.; retired to DC with his son WFRG & family.

He was married to Harriet Pomery ROELOFSON on 11 Sep 1872 in Newark, NJ.(5) Harriet Pomery ROELOFSON was born on 6 Feb 1842 in Pittsfield, MA.(5) She died on 1 Mar 1915 in Morristown, NJ.(5) She was buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, NJ.(5) Harriet Pomeroy Roelofson (dau.Christian Roelofson 8/3/1791-10/12/1865 & Sarah Wilson 10/20/1793-9/18/1865 m. 12/25/1813; gdau. Irish immigrant Stafford Wilson 6/11/1750-2/4/1833 Basking Ridge, NJ, & Agnes Boyle 7/1/1760-12/17/1838 m. 12/24/1778; ggdau of Irish immigrant Soloman Boyle b. 2/1735 & French American Susannah Magdaline Peltreau) Walter Scott GRIFFITH and Harriet Pomery ROELOFSON had the following children:

child752 i. Walter R. GRIFFITH was born on 2 Jul 1873 in Newark, NJ. (5) He died on 12 Jan 1904 in Summit, NJ. (5) He was buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, NJ. (5)
child+753 ii. William Francis Roelofson GRIFFITH.
child754 iii. Emily Avery GRIFFITH was born on 24 Jul 1878. (5) She died in 1881.(5)

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