GRIFFITH, Amondo

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Last Name
 
GRIFFITH
Given Names
 
Amondo
AKA's
 
Better known as
 
Date of Birth
 
3/10/1960
Age at Death
 
18
Place of Birth
 
San Francisco, California
Race
 
Black
Gender
 
Male
Religion
 
Family Tree
  Griffith Family Tree
Birth Mother
 
Mary Magdaline Griffith
Birth Father
 
Emmett Alexander Griffith, Sr.
Siblings
 
Marrian Louise Griffith, Emmett Alexander Griffith, Jr.; Carnella Truss
Partner
 
Children
 
Dana Danielle Truss, aka Dana Berry; Camella (Kamilah) Griffith (nieces)
Non-Temple Relatives
 
Body Identification Number
 
Burial Location
 
Source of Death Information
 
House Foreign Affairs Committee report; FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78)
Entry into Guyana
 
8/10/1977
Residence (US)
 
San Francisco, California 94124
Residence (JT)
 
Cottage 06
Occupation outside __Peoples Temple
 
janitor (PT occupation record); choreography (2nd PT occupation record)
Occupation inside __Peoples Temple
 
Occupation at __Jonestown
 
Government Income
 
SSA (JT), SSI
Discrepancies
 
PT occupation record spells first name "Armondo"
Remembrances
 
Poems of Willieater Thomas and Amondo Griffith ” - Judy Bebelaar

Looking Back At Some Of The 1977 Opportunity High Cobras ” - Coach Ron Cabral

“This was one of the players on the 1977 Opportunity High School Cobra baseball team. ” - Anonymous

“Amondo was smart and a great at all sports, he was and is a great person, I grew up with him and also went to Opportunity High with him. You will always be with us all GOD LOVES YOU. ” - CARL ROSS

“I met Mondo in 1970 summer time went to three different schools together we were good friends like family. l miss him and hope to see him again in the afterlife. He was special. Boss Ross ” - Ronnie Ross

“I played with Amondo as a kid. We'd play army and other games together. I was always the Field Marshall and he was a Sergeant (I was a couple of years older than him) and he played his role to the hilt. He was such a decent person, even as a kid. I remember his family well was grieved to learn of their demise. God has not forsaken Amondo nor his family, as they will be at the Supper Table of the Lamb. ” - Jr. Ross

“I am sitting in my car listing to a remembrance of Jonestown 40 years on. I wondered if it was really true of the death of my childhood friend Mondo. So I Googled the death records. To my shock not only was his name but also a photo. He was a kid I loved like a brother. I’m also shocked that his whole family died. This is that strong kid that held me down in the sand box and tickled me until I peed myself. I had no brothers, so in my mind he was my brother when we were children. I love you brother. Rest on. I pray I'll see you again. Much love Cornelius Graham.” - Cornelius Graham