Charles Griffin – Was born in La Porte County 20 April 1848 to Sylvester and Catherine Griffin.
In 1863 at the age of fifteen he enlisted in the Union Army. He was a Private in Company E, 12th Regt. Indiana Calvary and saw three years of service before his honorable discharge at the age of nineteen.. He was a member of the GAR. He married Barbara Kissel 10 April 1870 and farmed the land of his father. A hunting accident was the cause of him losing an arm. He and his wife had three children. He passed away 20 February 1932. He and his wife are both buried here along with other family members.
Gloria Arndt 6/11/2013