Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Ruth Perry Griffith  



Ruth Perry Birth: 5 Jun 1896 Jun 1896 Deat: 6 May 1982 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana buired MAY 10,1982 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis Marion County Indiana daughter of Charles Coffin Perry and Capitola Adams

    Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011
    Name: Ruth Perry Griffith[Ruth Perry Perry]
    Gender: Female
    Race: White
    Age: 85
    Birth Date: 5 Jun 1896
    Birth Place: Ind.
    Death Date: 6 May 1982
    Death Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA
    Marital Status: Widowed
    Father: Charles C. Perry
    Mother: Capatula Adams


Ruth married William Chenoweth Griffith BORN: 6 Dec 1891 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Died: 23 Mar 1970 Palm Beach, Florida, Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis Marion County Indiana son of William Cyrus Griffith & Elnora Libby Griffith
    Denison Parking got its start in the late-1920s when, In the late 1920s Norman A. Perry and his sister Ruth (Perry) Griffith, heirs of Charles Coffin Perry, bought the financially troubled Denison hotel at Ohio and Pennsylvania streets due to its busy l ocation. Striving to make the busy corner profitable, they astutely recognized the city’s need to accommodate more automobiles and razed the old hotel in 1933 for a parking garage.

    William C. Griffith and his wife Ruth (Perry) Griffith developed one of the earliest paid parking facilities in the country in 1934 and named it Denison Service Parking after the old hotel. Architects Pierre and Wright of Indianapolis designed phase one of the parking facility, which included a garage, filling station, and car wash. A ramp in the parking lot appears to provide access to underground parkin


    William C. Griffith made a daring decision to raze most of the old hotel and develop one of the first paid parking facilities in the country, completed in the 1930s, on the site of the former Denison Hotel, at Ohio and Pennsylvania streets. . He named his new parking company Denison Parking after the landmark hotel that once occupied that site. The structure was replaced about 20 years later in by the city’s first “self park” garage a seven-tier, cast-in-place continuous ramp parking garage for 650 cars


children

William Chenoweth Griffith, Jr. Birth: 28 Jun 1924 - Chicago Cook, Illinois 23 Oct 1992 - Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana married 1951 Carolyn Ann "Cecy" Crom
    Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011
    Name: William C Griffith Jr
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 68
    Birth Date: 28 Jun 1924
    Birth Place: Chicago, IL
    Death Date: 23 Oct 1992
    Death Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse: Carolyn Griffith
    Father: William C Griffith
    Mother: Ruth Perry


Charles Perry Griffith Birth: 13 Nov 1927 Illinois Death: 4 Dec 1981 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, married: Gerd ---
    Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011
    Name: Charles P. Griffith
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 54
    Birth Date: 13 Nov 1927
    Birth Place: Illinois
    Death Date: 4 Dec 1981
    Death Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse: Gerd Griffith
    Father: William C. Griffith
    Mother: Ruth Peny [Perry]


Walter Stuhr Griffith Birth: 14 Apr 1929 Illinois Death: 9 Jan 2013 married 29 Dec 1979 - Broward county FLordia Christina Isabel Brennan

Year: 1930; Census Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: 608; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0324; Image: 946 Name: William Griffith
Birth Year: abt 1892
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Indiana
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1930: Indianapolis, Marion,
Indiana
Map of Home: View Map
Street address: North Meridan St.
Ward of City: 4
Block: 640
House Number in Cities or Towns: 3145
Dwelling Number: 91
Family Number: 220
Home Owned or Rented: Owned
Home Value: 50, 000
Radio Set: Yes
Lives on Farm: No
Age at First Marriage: 30
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: President
Industry: Wholesale Radio
Class of Worker: Employer
Employment: Yes
Veteran: Yes
War: WW
Household Members: Name Age
William Griffith 38
Ruth Griffith 33
William Griffith 5
Perry Griffith 2[2 5/12]
Walter S Griffith 1
Delia Murray 25
Dora Rosebrock 26
Minna Reetz 25

Year: 1900; Census Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: 387; Page: 20A; Enumeration District: 0038 Name: William C Griffith
Age: 8
Birth Date: Dec 1891
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1900: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Illinois
Mother's name: Elnora L Griffith
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois

U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 Name: William Chenoweth Griffith
Age: 51
Race: White
Birth Date: 6 Dec 1891
Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Residence Year: 1942
Residence: Marion, Indiana, USA

Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 Name: William C Griffith
Race: White
Age at Death: 78
Birth Date: 6 Dec 1891
Death Date: 23 Mar 1970
Death Place: Palm Beach, Florida, United States






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