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Edward Griffin

Death: (Date and location unknown)
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Husband of Sister of Brims
Father of Coosaponakesee (Mary Musgrove)

Occupation: Deerskin trader
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About Edward Griffin

Her father was Edward Griffin, a Carolina trader from Charles Town, South Carolina.


"Mary was a child of the deerskin trade, born to an English father and a Creek mother at the Creek Indian town of Coweta .... Mary's lineage through her mother likely included the upper levels of Creek society, yet her father, Edward Griffin, was only a hireling employed by Col. Thomas Broughton of South Carolina. Griffin was an intriguing individual who left a record of illegal dealings in Native slaves and other goods. Hahn contends that the relationship between Mary's mother and father was a lasting union that also produced a son, Edward Griffin, Jr."


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'Lower Town' Coweta on the Chattahoochee River, near present day Columbus, Georgia