Lotta Frances Griffin

Lotta Frances Griffin

Female 1861 - 1936  (~ 75 years)

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  • Name Lotta Frances Griffin  [1
    Born Apr 1861  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 16 Feb 1892  Brooklyn, Kings Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ward 25, E.D. 18
      Wm. R. Wandless, 35, traveling salesman, everybody b. US and is a citizen
      Thos. J. Griffith, 63, varnish business
      Lottie F. Wandless, 30
      Wm. E. Wandless, 3
      Mary Togher, 20, b. Ireland, servant
    Census 31 May 1910  Ridgewood, Bergen Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 122 So. Fan Dien Ave
      Wandless, Lotta hd, 49, wid, 2 kids, 4 living [sic], self & parents b. New York, no occupations for anybody here, owns unmortgaged house
      , Edgar G. son, 17, self & parents b. NY
      , Harold J. son, 14, ditto
    Census 16 Jan 1920  Ridgewood, Bergen Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 122 Van Dien Ave (ED 99 page 9B )
      Minnie Wandless, hd, widowed, 56, owns house free & clear, self & parents b. NY
      Edgar G., son, married, 29, born NJ, all parents b. NY, lawyer for corporation
      Florance, daughter in law, married, 25, born NJ
      Harold J., son, single, 26, born NJ, clerk in insurance
    Census 12 Apr 1930  Ridgewood, Bergen Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    with son Edgar 
    • Wandless, Lottie F., mother, 69, widowed, self & parents b. NY
    Died 3 Jun 1936  Ridgewood, Bergen Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    PROB 23 Jun 1936  Bergen Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Wandless, Lottie Frances, Ridgewood (3 June). To Blanche A. Smith, cousin, $300 and clothing; residue to Edgar G and Harold J Wandless, sons and executors.
      [New York Times]
    Notes 
    • 1880 census shows a Charlotte Griffin of the right age in Brooklyn.
      1892 census shows Thomas J. Griffith, 63, living with Lottie & Wm Wandless - is this her father?

      Listed as Minnie in 1920 census!
    Person ID I383  41: William Wandless & Elizabeth Smurfitt/Smurthwaite
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2018 

    Family William R. G. Wandless,   b. Aug 1858, New York (Probably Brooklyn) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1902, Ridgewood, Bergen Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1880  Brooklyn, Kings Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. William Edwin Wandless,   b. Aug 1888, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1903, Ridgewood, Bergen Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 14 years)
     2. Edgar Griffin Wandless,   b. Oct 1892, Brooklyn, Kings Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1966, Saddle River Borough, Bergen Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
     3. Harold J. Wandless,   b. Nov 1895, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1956, Ridgewood, Bergen Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     4. Lillian Estelle Wandless,   b. 1900-1901, Ridgewood, Bergen Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1907, Ridgewood, Bergen Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     5. Florence Arlington Wandless,   b. Abt 1881, Brooklyn, Kings Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1889, Brooklyn, Kings Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 8 years)
    Last Modified 14 May 2012 
    Family ID F130  Group Sheet

  • News
    Probate notice, Lottie F. Wandless, Ridgewood, NJ, 1936
    Probate notice, Lottie F. Wandless, Ridgewood, NJ, 1936

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] DAR Lineage Books, # 6558 (Reliability: 3).
      Mrs Lottie F. Griffin Wandless, wife of Wm. R. Wandless, descendant of Ens. Charles Hoffman of New York. Daughter of Thomas Jefferson Griffin and Hester Larkey, his wife.

    2. [S23] Census, 1910, USA, ED 47 SH 19A (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S34] Probate record, I ASSUME THE PARENTHESIZED DATE IS HER DEATH DATE, BUT MAYBE NOT - IN WHICH CASE SHE DIED EARLIER. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S9] Marriage record.
      Kings marriage #1773 dated 6/23/1880

      William R. Wandless age 23 b. (very hard to read but it looked like Washington)
      169 1st Ave
      Traveling salesman
      Father: William
      Mother: Jane Williams

      Lottie F. Griffin age 19
      79 Division Ave (best guess)
      Born (again, best guess) Harrisburgh
      Parent's names were unreadable
      Witnesses: A.W. Strong and George Hickcox
      -- This very hard to read; if you want a copy, ask for a copy from the original.