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a daughter Griffin1

  • Father*: Edward Griffin1 d. bt 17 Jan 1736 - 1 Dec 1742
  • Mother*: Deborah Barnes1
  • A daughter Griffin married Elisha Barton.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Adam Griffin1

  • In 1727 Adam Griffin resided at Rye, Westchester Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Benjamin Griffin

b. before 1698, d. between 1 May 1731 and 14 June 1731
  • Benjamin Griffin was born before 1698.
  • He married Mary Disbrow, daughter of Henry Disbrow and Mary Griffin.
  • Benjamin Griffin died between 1 May 1731 and 14 June 1731.
  • His will was dated on 1 May 1731 proved 14 Jun 1731. Benjamin Griffin of Mamaroneck. Makes provision for his wife Mary and leaves his lands to three sons, Benjamin, Henry, and William. Leaves to Benjamin half of his six acre lot in Mamaroneck "for which I have a deed from my father," with house. And my two lots in the 7th Lot, being Lots 4-6 in the Division between me and my brother John (Lot 4 is 20 acres, Lot 6 is 5 acres). Also a piece of meadow bought of Samuel Hunt. Leaves to son Henry, 20 acres of land, "bought of my brother Henry Disbrow," in Mamaroneck. To son William, my lot in Lot 7 being the 2nd lot in Division with my brother John, 20 acres. Also 18 acres in Scarsdale bought of Jonathan Mills. Mentions brother Ezekiel Griffin, and daughters Elizabeth, Margaret, and Deborah. Leaves legacy to son Caleb. Mentions brothers John and Jacob and brother-in-law Henry Disbrow.2
  • He was made an executor of the will of Gerardus Drake Sr. on 8 July 1773; proved 6 Aug 1773. Gerrardus Drake of Beekmans Precinct, Dutchess County, "aged". Names his wife Sarah as the sole heiress. Makes his wife and Benjamin Griffin, executors.3,4

Family: Mary Disbrow

  • Henry Griffin
  • Benjamin Griffin
  • William Griffin
  • Elizabeth Griffin
  • Margaret Griffin
  • Debora Griffin
  • Caleb Griffin

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.
  2. [S371] William S. Pelietreau, Early Wills of Westchester County, New York From 1664-1784 (New York: Francis P. Harper, 1898), p.54. Hereinafter cited as Early Wills of Westchester County, New York From 1664-1784.
  3. [S1642] Berthold Fernow, Calender of Wills on File and Recorded in the Offices of the Clerk of the Court of Appeals, of the County Clerk at Albany and of the Secretary of State, 1626-1836 (New York: Colonial Dames of the State of New York, 1896), FHL microfiche #604668. No.500 (Lib. D:91). Hereinafter cited as Albany Wills.
  4. [S867] Record of Wills Recorded at Albany, New York, 1629-1802; index 1629-1828; FHL films #s 0481435-0481446 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967), New York. Surrogate's Court (Albany County) (Main Author). Albany County (New York). Clerk of the Court of Appeals (Added Author). Microfilm of original records at the Queens College Library in Flushing, New York. The testators were from various areas and counties including Albany, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Kings, Westchester and others., Wills AD41-AF41. Gerardus Drake. FHL film #0481438. Hereinafter cited as Albany, NY Wills.

Caleb Griffin1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Charles Griffin1

b. between 1772 and 1782

Family: Mary Brouwer b. 14 Nov 1781

Citations

  1. [S1519] William Bogardus, "E-mail correspondence from William Bogardus," e-mail message from Bogardus, William to Chris Chester and et al, Feb 26, 2007.. Hereinafter cited as "Wm. Bogardus e-mail."
  2. [S1881] "Marriages of the Dutch Reformed Church of Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.83 (1952): 83:163. Hereinafter cited as "Marriages RDC Fishkill, NYGBR 83 (1952)."
  3. [S1706] Maria Bockee Carpenter Tower, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of New Hackensack, Dutchess County, New York (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 2000 (org.1932)), p.72. Hereinafter cited as RDC New Hackensack, NY.

Cornelius Griffin1

b. 26 February 1808
  • Cornelius Griffin was born on 26 February 1808.1
  • He was baptized on 7 August 1808 at Reformed Dutch Church, New Hackensack, Dutchess Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S1706] Maria Bockee Carpenter Tower, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of New Hackensack, Dutchess County, New York (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 2000 (org.1932)), p.72. Hereinafter cited as RDC New Hackensack, NY.

Deborah Griffin1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Edward Griffin

d. between 17 January 1736 and 1 December 1742
  • Edward Griffin married Deborah Barnes.1
  • Edward Griffin died between 17 January 1736 and 1 December 1742.
  • Also known as Edmund Griffin (will).2
  • His will was dated on 17 January 1736 proved 1 Dec 1742. Called Edmund Griffin of Westchester. Names daughter, Mary Disbrow; granddaughter Mary Barton; "my great-grandson Benjamin Barton;" "my son-in-law Elisha Barton."2

Family: Deborah Barnes

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924). Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.
  2. [S371] William S. Pelietreau, Early Wills of Westchester County, New York From 1664-1784 (New York: Francis P. Harper, 1898), p.87. Hereinafter cited as Early Wills of Westchester County, New York From 1664-1784.
  3. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.
  4. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.19. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Edward Griffin1

  • Edward Griffin married Mary.1

Family: Mary

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924). Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.
  2. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.19. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Edward Griffin1

  • Father*: Edward Griffin1 d. bt 17 Jan 1736 - 1 Dec 1742
  • Mother*: Deborah Barnes1
  • No further record.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Edward Griffin1

b. 1710, d. 1787 or 1788
  • Edward Griffin was born in 1710.1
  • He married Millicent Bishop before 1732.2
  • Edward Griffin died in 1787 or 1788.1
  • Edward lived at White Plains, New York, near his brother Jonathan, and later moved to Nine Partners in Dutchess County.2
  • Some of his descendants are followed in Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ontario (1924).2

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.
  2. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.25. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Elizabeth Griffin1

b. before 1698
  • Elizabeth Griffin was born before 1698.1
  • She married Gale.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Ezekiel Griffin

d. 1782
  • Ezekiel Griffin died in 1782.1
  • Ezekiel is named in his brother, Benjamin Griffin's will dated 1 May 1731.2
  • His will was dated on 10 December 1769.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.
  2. [S371] William S. Pelietreau, Early Wills of Westchester County, New York From 1664-1784 (New York: Francis P. Harper, 1898), p.54. Hereinafter cited as Early Wills of Westchester County, New York From 1664-1784.

Gilbert Griffin1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Isaac Griffin1

b. before 1698
  • Isaac Griffin was born before 1698.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Isaiah Griffin1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Jacob Griffin

b. circa 1703, d. 1784
  • Jacob Griffin was born circa 1703.1
  • He died in 1784.1
  • Jacob is named in his brother, Benjamin Griffin's will dated 1 May 1731.2

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.
  2. [S371] William S. Pelietreau, Early Wills of Westchester County, New York From 1664-1784 (New York: Francis P. Harper, 1898), p.54. Hereinafter cited as Early Wills of Westchester County, New York From 1664-1784.

James Griffin1

  • James Griffin died at Boston, Massachusetts; without children.1
  • He was an officer with the British army and commanded a garrison in Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

John Griffin

b. before 1698, d. 1759
  • John Griffin was born before 1698.
  • He died in 1759 at Mamaroneck, Westchester Co., New York.1
  • John is named in his brother, Benjamin Griffin's will dated 1 May 1731.2

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.
  2. [S371] William S. Pelietreau, Early Wills of Westchester County, New York From 1664-1784 (New York: Francis P. Harper, 1898), p.54. Hereinafter cited as Early Wills of Westchester County, New York From 1664-1784.

John Griffin1

d. 30 January 1742
  • John Griffin married Elizabeth.1
  • John Griffin died on 30 January 1742.2
  • John Griffin resided at Flushing, Queens Co., Long Island, New York.2
  • His will was dated on 9 April 1740.2

Family: Elizabeth

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.19. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.
  2. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Jonathan Griffin1

b. 31 May 1708, d. 26 April 1786
  • Jonathan Griffin was born on 31 May 1708.1
  • He died on 26 April 1786 at Scarsdale, Westchester Co., New York.1
  • He was buried at Presbyterian Churchyard, Scarsdale, New York.1
  • He did not have children.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Joseph Griffin1

b. before 1698
  • Joseph Griffin was born before 1698.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Joseph Griffin1

  • Joseph Griffin died at Nine Partners, Dutchess Co., New York; "at an advanced age."1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Joshua Griffin1

  • Joshua Griffin settled at Dutchess Co., New York, in 1740; His descendants had mills at Fishkill.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Laura Griffin1

b. April 1883
  • Laura Griffin was born in April 1883 at Vermont.1

Citations

  1. [S59] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Roll T623 1693, p.8B, ED174. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.

Margaret Griffin1

b. August 1839, d. 28 September 1921
  • Margaret Griffin was born in August 1839 at Ireland.2
  • She married Thomas Jefferson Brower at San Jose, Santa Clara Co., California, in 1858.3
  • Margaret Griffin married second at Santa Clara Co., California, Byron M. Vickory (Ca. lic. dated 15 Apr 1871).4
  • Margaret Griffin died on 28 September 1921 at Lodi, San Joaquin Co., California.5
  • She was buried at Lodi Memorial Cemetery, Lodi, San Joaquin Co., California.6
  • She appeared on the census on 4 August 1870 at San Jose, Santa Clara Co., California, as Margaret Brower, age 33, born in Ireland. Head of household. Sewing. Real estate valued at $2000, personal estate at $100. In the household are Hannah Brower (age 11), John Brower (8), Mary E. Brower (7) and Thomas J. Brower (2).7
  • She appeared on the census on 5 June 1880 at San Jose, Santa Clara Co., California, as Margaret Vickory, age 40, born in Ireland. Both parents born in Ireland. Keeping house.8
  • She appeared on the census on 11 June 1900 at Elkhorn Twp., East Lodi Precinct, San Joaquin Co., California, as Margaret Vickory, age 60, born Aug 1839 in Ireland. Both parents born in Ireland. Head of household. Widow. She has had five children, all living in 1900. In the household are son Thomas J. Brower and grandson George Peterson.2
  • She appeared on the census on 7 May 1910 at Elkhorn Twp., East Lodi Precinct, San Joaquin Co., California, Margaret Vickery, age given as 67, born in Ireland. Both parents born in Ireland. Widow. Head of household (no other persons in the household). She has had five children (five living). Immigrated to the U.S. in 1852. Occupation: own income.9
  • She appeared on the census on 9 January 1920 at Elkhorn Twp., East Lodi Precinct, San Joaquin Co., California, as Margaret Vickery, age 82, born in Ireland. Both parents born in Ireland. Widow. Head of household. Immigration to the U.S.: "un(known)." In the household is her grandson Byron Vickery, age 12.10

Family 1: Thomas Jefferson Brower b. bt 1826 - 1831, d. 23 Sep 1869

Family 2: Byron M. Vickory b. c 1842, d. 1 Jan 1897

Citations

  1. [S3423] Pam Digges, "Thank You," e-mail message from Pam Digges to Chris Chester, October 14, 2010. Hereinafter cited as "Thank you."
  2. [S59] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T623, Roll 108, page 6A, ED 103. Margaret Vickory household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.
  3. [S3423] Pam Digges, "Thank You," e-mail message from Pam Digges to Chris Chester, October 14, 2010, Follow up e-mail of October 20, 2010 with descendant report prepared by Pam Digges. Hereinafter cited as "Thank you."
  4. [S4895] Karen L. Ashworth, "Thomas Jefferson Brower," e-mail message from Karen L. Ashworth to Chris Chester, July 23, 2012, Follow-up email of July 27, 2012. Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Jefferson Brower."
  5. [S4895] Karen L. Ashworth, "Thomas Jefferson Brower," e-mail message from Karen L. Ashworth to Chris Chester, July 23, 2012. Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Jefferson Brower."
  6. [S1033] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved July 2012. Margaret Griffin Brower Vickory, Mem #69053746. Photo of monument of her second husband, Byron Vickory. Contributor's note: "Born in 1836 in Ireland and immigrated with her family from Liverpool to New York. She married Thomas Jefferson Brower in Santa Clara Ca. and had four children with him, Thomas J., George W., Emma Elizabeth and Hannah. After Thomas Brower died, she married Byron M. Vickory and had one son, Byron H. Vickory.". Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  7. [S235] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M593, Roll, 88, page 285A, FHL film #545587. Margaret Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  8. [S106] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T9, Roll 81, FHL film #1254081, page 34C, ED 243, image 0295. Byron M. Vickory household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.
  9. [S38] MyFamily.com, 1910 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T624, Roll 103, Page 15A, ED 173, FHL film #1374116. Margaret Vickery. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Census.
  10. [S7] MyFamily.com, 1920 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census , NARA Ser. T625, Roll 143, Page 8B, ED 147. Margaret Vickery. Hereinafter cited as 1920 US Census.

Mary Griffin1

b. 24 December 1768, d. 8 April 1826
  • Mary Griffin was born on 24 December 1768.2
  • She married first at Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow, (First Reformed Church of Tarrytown), Westchester Co., New York, on 4 March 1789 Caleb Angevine, son of Eli Angevine and Charity Bonet.
  • Mary Griffin married second after June 1796 Daniel Hatfield.2
  • Mary Griffin died on 8 April 1826.2
  • Also known as Maria.

Family 1: Caleb Angevine b. 1 Sep 1764, d. 24 Jun 1796

Family 2: Daniel Hatfield b. 13 Oct 1752

Citations

  1. [S185] Angevine Genealogy: Descendants of Zachariah and Pierre Angevine, 1690 to 1976 in America; (Endwell, New York: Clyde V. Angevine, 1977), Copy on microfilm. Salt Lake City Utah:Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1979, Film #1036344. Hereinafter cited as Angevine Genealogy.
  2. [S3344] John R. Totten, "Fragmentary Family Notes", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 54, page 252 (1923): 54:267. Griffin-Angevine-Hatfield-Horton-Fisher Families. Bible originally in the family of Mary Griffin who married firstly Caleb Angevine and after his death married second to Daniel Hatfield, the Bible was subsequently owned by her daughter Anna Hatfield who married James Fisher. Hereinafter cited as "Fragmentary Family Notes."

Mary Griffin1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Mary Griffin1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Miriam Griffin1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Obadiah Griffin1

d. 1785
  • Obadiah Griffin died in 1785 at Nine Partners, Dutchess Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Orlando Griffin1

b. November 1850, d. 22 September 1912
  • Orlando Griffin was born in November 1850 at Vermont.1
  • He married Sarah R. Brewer, daughter of Thomas Brewer and Jane E. Hardy, at Derby, Orleans Co., Vermont, on 26 December 1877 Sarah was recorded as age 25, living in Newport, Vermont.2
  • Orlando Griffin died on 22 September 1912 at Derby, Orleans Co., Vermont.3
  • Also known as Armando M. Griffin.2
  • He appeared on the census in 1900 at Newport, Orleans Co., Vermont, Orlando Griffin, age 49, born Nov 1850 in Vermont (parents born in Vermont), a farmer; wife Sarah, age 47, born Sep 1852 in Vermont (parents born in Vermont); married 23 years, one child; daughter Laura, age 17, born Apr 1883 in Vermont.1
  • He appeared on the census in 1910 at Derby, Orleans Co., Vermont, Orlando M. Griffin, age 59, born in Vermont (from Ancestry.com index, original image was not available, but it appears that Orlando is residing at a boarding house, wife Sarah is not found).4

Family: Sarah R. Brewer b. c 1853, d. 28 Dec 1914

Citations

  1. [S59] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Roll T623 1693, p.8B, ED174. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.
  2. [S653] Vermont, Secretary of State, General Index to Vital Records of Vermont, 1871-1908, Salt Lake City [Utah] : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967, 1994-1995 Microfilm of original records in the State Capitol Building, Montpelier, Vermont. Index includes births, deaths and marriages. Some cards filmed out of sequence. (Refilmed cards are on the end of some rolls.) Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, Film #0540064. Marriage record.. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Vermont, 1871-1908.
  3. [S3557] Ancestry.com,"Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008", online www.ancestry.com. Records from Vermont State Archives, Montpelier, Vermont; Vermont Vital Records Office, Vermont Dept. of Health. Retrieved May 2013. Orlando M. Griffin; father: Martin Griffin; mother: Almira. Hereinafter cited as Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008.
  4. [S38] MyFamily.com, 1910 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Roll T624_1615, p.120B. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Census.

Rhoda Griffin1

Family: Lorenzo Grinnell

Citations

  1. [S4122] Joyce M. Tice and J. Kelsey Jones,"Tri-Counties Genealogy, Family History and Genealogy: Brewer", online www.joycetice.com/kelsey/kjwb2.htm. Family History & Biography Section. Sources are not cited. Retrieved June 2011. Hereinafter cited as Tri-Counties Genealogy: Brewer.

Richard Griffin1

d. between 27 October 1722 and 5 February 1723
  • Richard Griffin married Susanna Haight, daughter of Nicholas Haight.1
  • Richard Griffin died between 27 October 1722 and 5 February 1723.
  • Richard Griffin resided at Flushing, Queens Co., Long Island, New York.2
  • His will was dated on 27 October 1722 proved 5 Feb 1723. Mentions wife Susanna and thirteen children, but does not name son, Richard.2
  • Richard and nearly all of his family were members of the Society of Friends, or Quakers.2

Family: Susanna Haight

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.19. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.
  2. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Richard Griffin1

b. before 1698, d. before 27 October 1722
  • Richard Griffin was born before 1698.1
  • He died before 27 October 1722.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Samuel Griffin1

b. before 1698
  • Samuel Griffin was born before 1698.1
  • He married Elizabeth Hopper.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

Sarah Griffin1

b. before 1698
  • Sarah Griffin was born before 1698.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.21. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

William Griffin1

d. 1798
  • William Griffin died in 1798.1

Citations

  1. [S2202] Justas A. Griffin, Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont. (Hamilton, Ontario: The Griffin & Richmond Co., 1924), p.20. Hereinafter cited as Richard Griffin of Smithville, Ont.

John Griffing1

b. 1710
  • John Griffing was born in 1710.1
  • He married Sarah Payne at Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York, on 13 February 1735.2,1
  • John Griffing married Anna Sweezey between 1762 and February 1767.3
  • Also known as John Griffin.2
  • John Griffing resided at Riverhead, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York.1
  • During the Revolution John Griffing moved his family to Lyme or Middletown, Connecticut. Tradition states that during this period he died at Guilford,Connecticut and is buried there.1

Family: Sarah Payne b. 1716, d. 12 Sep 1761

Citations

  1. [S2732] Clara J. Stone, Genealogy of the Descendants of Jasper Griffing (New York?: n.pub., 1881), page 9. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Descendants of Jasper Griffing.
  2. [S2729] Henry Hobart Vail, Genealogy of Some of the Vail Family Descended From Jeremiah Vail at Salem, Mass., 1639 (New York: DeVinne Press, 1902), page 74. Hereinafter cited as Vail Family Descended From Jeremiah Vail at Salem, Mass., 1639.
  3. [S2732] Clara J. Stone, Genealogy of the Descendants of Jasper Griffing (New York?: n.pub., 1881), page 9-10. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Descendants of Jasper Griffing.
  4. [S2732] Clara J. Stone, Genealogy of the Descendants of Jasper Griffing (New York?: n.pub., 1881), page 21. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Descendants of Jasper Griffing.

Thankful Griffing1

b. 1752, d. 5 September 1836
  • Also known as Thankful Griffin.2

Family: Peter Vail b. 14 Sep 1749, d. 15 Oct 1796

Citations

  1. [S2732] Clara J. Stone, Genealogy of the Descendants of Jasper Griffing (New York?: n.pub., 1881), page 21. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Descendants of Jasper Griffing.
  2. [S2729] Henry Hobart Vail, Genealogy of Some of the Vail Family Descended From Jeremiah Vail at Salem, Mass., 1639 (New York: DeVinne Press, 1902), page 74. Hereinafter cited as Vail Family Descended From Jeremiah Vail at Salem, Mass., 1639.
  3. [S2729] Henry Hobart Vail, Genealogy of Some of the Vail Family Descended From Jeremiah Vail at Salem, Mass., 1639 (New York: DeVinne Press, 1902), page 75. Hereinafter cited as Vail Family Descended From Jeremiah Vail at Salem, Mass., 1639.
  4. [S635] IGI Individual Records, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family Search (www.familysearch.org), 1999-2002). (The IGI records often do not cite sources, must be used with caution and should be verified by more reliable documentation).Retrieved July 2009.

Eliza Griffith1

Family: John Watkins

Citations

  1. [S3365] Family Search Record Search,"Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930", online www.pilot.familysearch.org. Wisconsin Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records). Retrieved February 2012. Elmore Ellsworth Brewer (parents: John W. Brewer, Lucy Peckham), and Laura Jane Watkins (parents: John Watkins, Eliza Griffith). Hereinafter cited as Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930.

Nancy N. Griffith1

b. circa 1822
  • Nancy N. Griffith was born circa 1822 at Virginia.2
  • She married William A. Brooks, son of Jehiel Brooks and Rebecca Anson, at Jennings Co., Indiana, on 9 June 1850.1,3
  • Nancy N. Griffith appeared on the census on 1 October 1850 at Campbell, Jennings Co., Indiana, as Nancy Brooks, age 28, born in Virginia.2

Family: William A. Brooks b. 28 Nov 1821, d. 7 Oct 1910

Citations

  1. [S1033] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved January 2012. William Anson Brooks, Mem #45702512, Dec 22, 2009. Photo of gravestone. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  2. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 155, page 438A. William Brooks household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  3. [S3722] "Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941."Ancestry.com, 2005. Online www.ancestry.com., Retrieved January 2012. William A. Brooks, Nancy A. Griffith. FHL film #1305173. Hereinafter cited as Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941.
  4. [S235] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M593, Roll 330, page 388B, FHL film #545829. William Brooks household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.

Ann Grigg1

d. 6 January 1894
  • Ann Grigg was born at Cornwall, England.1
  • She married Thomas Brewer.1
  • Ann Grigg died on 6 January 1894.1

Family: Thomas Brewer b. 12 Apr 1832

Citations

  1. [S199] Lewis Publishing Company, Biographical History of Westchester County, New York (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co., 1899), pages 628-629. Also WBC 5 BIO WW-192. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…. Hereinafter cited as Bio. Hist. of Westchester Co.

Barent Griggs1

  • Barent Griggs was named in his father's will dated on 23 March 1762.1

Citations

  1. [S2176] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. IV, 1761-1770, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Vol. 33 (Somerville, N.J.: The Unionist-Gazette Association, Printers, 1928), page 166. Abstracting Lib. I, p. 214. Benjamin Griggs. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.4 1761-1770.

Benjamin Griggs1

b. say 1688, d. between 23 March 1762 and 23 February 1768
  • Benjamin Griggs was born say 1688 at Gravesend, Kings Co., Long Island, New York.2
  • He married Margrietje Johnson, daughter of Jan Barense van Driest and Jannetje van Barkelo.1
  • Benjamin Griggs died between 23 March 1762 and 23 February 1768 at Griggstown, Franklin Twp., Somerset Co., New Jersey; (dates of will and proving).2
  • His will was dated on 23 March 1762 at Somerset Co., New Jersey, proved 23 Feb 1768. Benjamin Griggs of Somerset Co., yeoman. Son, Daniel, £200. Grandson, Benjamin Griggs, son of John Griggs, deceased, £25. Children Samuel, Barrent, Benjamin, Daniel, Reuben, and daughters Martha Vanderbeek (wife of Rem Vanderbeek), Jane Bennitt (wife of Aron Bennitt), and Elianer Sutfin (wife of John Sutfin), rest of my estate. Wife to be supported. Executors: my sons, Samuel and Daniel, and son-in-law Rem Vanderbeck. Witnesses: Nicholas Veghte, Francis Feurt, Isaac Wilkins.3

Family: Margrietje Johnson b. 29 Nov 1695

Citations

  1. [S1709] Wilson V. Ledley, "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Some of His Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.93, pp. 193-204; 94, pp. 34-41, 107-114, 156-169, 205-213; Vol. 95, pp. 10-27, 155-165, 204-207 (1962-1964): 94:209. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S4921] Perry Streeter, "The Griggs Family of Gravesend and New Jersey", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 137, pp. 118-130 (2006): 137:122. Hereinafter cited as "Griggs Family."
  3. [S2176] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. IV, 1761-1770, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Vol. 33 (Somerville, N.J.: The Unionist-Gazette Association, Printers, 1928), page 166. Abstracting Lib. I, p. 214. Benjamin Griggs. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.4 1761-1770.
  4. [S2176] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. IV, 1761-1770, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Vol. 33 (Somerville, N.J.: The Unionist-Gazette Association, Printers, 1928), pages 166-167. Abstracting Lib. H, p. 500. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.4 1761-1770.

Daniel Griggs1

  • Daniel Griggs was named in his father's will dated on 23 March 1762.1

Citations

  1. [S2176] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. IV, 1761-1770, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Vol. 33 (Somerville, N.J.: The Unionist-Gazette Association, Printers, 1928), page 166. Abstracting Lib. I, p. 214. Benjamin Griggs. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.4 1761-1770.

Eleanor Griggs1

  • Eleanor Griggs married first Theodorus Monfort.2
  • Eleanor Griggs married second before 1762 Jan Sutphen.1
  • Eleanor Griggs was named in her father's will dated on 23 March 1762 daughter Elianer, wife of John Sutfin.1

Citations

  1. [S2176] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. IV, 1761-1770, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Vol. 33 (Somerville, N.J.: The Unionist-Gazette Association, Printers, 1928), page 166. Abstracting Lib. I, p. 214. Benjamin Griggs. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.4 1761-1770.
  2. [S2176] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. IV, 1761-1770, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Vol. 33 (Somerville, N.J.: The Unionist-Gazette Association, Printers, 1928), pages 166-167. Abstracting Lib. H, p. 500. Reuben Griggs. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.4 1761-1770.

George A. Griggs

b. circa 1849
  • George A. Griggs was born circa 1849 at probably Hempstead, Queens Co., New York.
  • He appeared on the census on 27 July 1850 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as George A. Griggs, age 1, born in New York.1

Citations

  1. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 583, page 162, image 223. Thompson A. Griggs household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Jane Griggs1

b. between 1715 and 1725
  • Jane Griggs was named in her father's will dated on 23 March 1762 daughter Jane Bennitt, wife of Aron Bennitt.3

Family: Adriaen Bennet b. 18 Jun 1721

Citations

  1. [S1709] Wilson V. Ledley, "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Some of His Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.93, pp. 193-204; 94, pp. 34-41, 107-114, 156-169, 205-213; Vol. 95, pp. 10-27, 155-165, 204-207 (1962-1964): 94:209. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S4921] Perry Streeter, "The Griggs Family of Gravesend and New Jersey", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 137, pp. 118-130 (2006): 137:124. Citing Ledley NYGBR 94 (1963):208-09. Hereinafter cited as "Griggs Family."
  3. [S2176] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. IV, 1761-1770, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Vol. 33 (Somerville, N.J.: The Unionist-Gazette Association, Printers, 1928), page 166. Abstracting Lib. I, p. 214. Benjamin Griggs. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.4 1761-1770.
  4. [S2176] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. IV, 1761-1770, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Vol. 33 (Somerville, N.J.: The Unionist-Gazette Association, Printers, 1928), pages 166-167. Abstracting Lib. H, p. 500. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.4 1761-1770.
  5. [S4912] Michael Morrissey, "Bennet "Dutch Church" New Brunswick, NJ 1721, 1725," e-mail message from Mike Morrissey to Dutch-Colonies (RootsWeb List), July 29, 2012, "New Brunswick First Reformed Church Baptisms," spreadsheet received August 8, 2012. Citing Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society, vol. 11, page 417. Benjamin; parents: Aries Bennet, Janthe. Hereinafter cited as "Bennet."

Joachim Griggs1

d. between 2 April 1805 and 17 October 1806
  • Father*: Griggs
  • Joachim Griggs married Anna Bennet, daughter of Cornelis Bennet and Engeltje, (apparently no children).1
  • Joachim Griggs died between 2 April 1805 and 17 October 1806 ; (dates of will and inventory).2
  • His will was dated on 2 April 1805 proved 17 Oct 1806. Joakem Griggs of Amwell Twsp., Hunterdon County. Wife, Anna, $1,334; also 1/3 of my lands during her life. A stone wall to be built round the graveyard on brother John's plantation. Brother John Griggs, $80. Brother, Samuel Griggs, $80. To Mary Hill (wife of Isaac Hill), $80. To Anna B. Vanfleet (daughter of Andreas Vanfleet), $80. To Acha Hill (son of Isaac Hill), $267. Other 2/3 of real estate to be sold and the other 1/3 to be sold after my wife's decease, and monies from sale or real and personal estate divided in five parts. Brothers, John and Samuel, each 1/5 part. Sister Mary (widow of Thomas Peterson), 1/5 part. The children of sister, Margaret, dec'd (late wife of Harp Peterson), 1/5 part divided between them. Executors: brother John Griggs, and friends, Isaac Hill and Cornelius Wyckoff. Witnesses: Alexander Bonnell, William Geary, Natahniel Saxton.2
  • Inventory of estate taken on 7 October 1806 (not totaled); made by Alexander Bonnell and Jonathan Higgins, Jr.2

Citations

  1. [S1709] Wilson V. Ledley, "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Some of His Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.93, pp. 193-204; 94, pp. 34-41, 107-114, 156-169, 205-213; Vol. 95, pp. 10-27, 155-165, 204-207 (1962-1964): 94:167. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S2363] Elmer T. Hutchinson, editor, Documents Relating to the Colonial, Revolutionary and Post Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey First Series Vol. 40; Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc. Vol. 11 1806-1809 (Trenton, New Jersey: MacCrellish & Quigley Co., Printers, 1947), page 144-145. Joakem Griggs, Abstracting File 2204 J. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.11 1806-1809.

John Griggs1

d. before 23 March 1762
  • John Griggs died before 23 March 1762.1
  • He was named in his father's will dated on 23 March 1762 described as deceased, mentions his son, Benjamin.1

Citations

  1. [S2176] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. IV, 1761-1770, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Vol. 33 (Somerville, N.J.: The Unionist-Gazette Association, Printers, 1928), page 166. Abstracting Lib. I, p. 214. Benjamin Griggs. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.4 1761-1770.

John Griggs Jr.1

d. before 14 April 1761
  • He appeared on the census in 1731 at Gravesend, Kings Co., New York, with one male above 10, two males under 10, five females above 10, one female under 10, two slaves.1
  • Administration of John Griggs Jr.'s estate was granted on 14 April 1761 granted to his widow, Ann.1

Family: Annetje Willemsen b. 29 May 1695

  • John Griggs1
  • Lydia Griggs1
  • Ann Griggs1
  • Maria Griggs1

Citations

  1. [S545] Aline L. Garretson, "The Gerritsen-Willemsen Family Record, and the Williamson Family of Gravesend", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.133, p.163 (2002): 133:170. Hereinafter cited as "Gerritsen-Willemsen Family Record."

Lydia Church Griggs1

b. August 1849, d. 1910
  • Lydia Church Griggs was born in August 1849 at New Jersey.2
  • She married Charles H. Reid, son of Aaron Reid and Hester Herbert, before July 1870.3
  • Lydia Church Griggs died in 1910 ; "age 60 yrs."1
  • She was buried at Fair View Cemetery, Middletown, Monmouth Co., New Jersey.1
  • She appeared on the census on 1 July 1880 at Middletown, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, as Lydia Reid, age 30, born in New Jersey. Both parents born in New Jersey.3
  • She appeared on the census on 4 June 1900 at Middletown, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, as Lydia Reid, age 50, born Aug 1849 in New Jersey. Both parents born in New Jersey. Married for 30 years. She has had two children, one living in 1900.2

Family: Charles H. Reid b. 8 Apr 1846, d. 18 May 1921

Citations

  1. [S1033] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved June 2010. "Lydia Church Griggs Reid," New Jersey, Monmouth County. Record added May 24, 2007. Photo of gravestone included. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  2. [S59] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T623, Roll 986, page 6A, ED 132. Chas. Read household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.
  3. [S106] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T9, Roll 791, page 16C, FHL film #1254791, ED 104, image 0159. Chas. H. Reid household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

Martha Griggs1

  • Martha Griggs married Rem Vanderbeeck.1
  • Martha Griggs was named in her father's will dated on 23 March 1762 daughter Martha, wife of Rem Vanderbeeck.1

Citations

  1. [S2176] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. IV, 1761-1770, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Vol. 33 (Somerville, N.J.: The Unionist-Gazette Association, Printers, 1928), page 166. Abstracting Lib. I, p. 214. Benjamin Griggs. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.4 1761-1770.

Martha Griggs1

Family: John Van Dyck

Citations

  1. [S2284] "Records of the Reformed Church of New Utrecht, Long Island", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.112-113 (1981-1982): 113:77. Hendrick; parents: Jan Van Dyck, Martha (Griggs); witnesses: Hendrrick Van Dyck, Engeltje, s.v.. Hereinafter cited as "RDC New Utrecht, L.I."

Reuben Griggs1

d. between 31 January 1765 and 18 March 1765
  • Reuben Griggs died between 31 January 1765 and 18 March 1765 ; (dates of will and proving).1
  • He was named in his father's will dated on 23 March 1762.2
  • His will was dated on 31 January 1765 proved 18 March 1765. Reuben Griggs of Somerset Co., physician. Brother, Barrent Griggs, £150, to be deducted from the bond he gave me for the place he now lives on in Sower Land. I discharge my brother, Daniel, from the debts due me for my doctoring. Rest of personal and real estate to be sold, except my apparel, and divided in six parts. To my brother, John's children, one part. To my brother, Samuel, one part. To brother, Barrent, one part. Brother, Daniel, one part. Brother, Benjamin's children, one part. Sister, Jane's children, one part. Sister, Martha, one part. To the children of my sister, Eleanor, which she had by Theodorus Monfort, late deceased, and the children she has by John Sutfin, one part. (Makes 7 parts). My apparel I give to Benjamin Griggs, James Griggs, Daniel Griggs, John Griggs and William Griggs, sons of my brother John. Executors: my brother, Samuel Griggs and my brothers-in-law, John Sutfin and Rem VanderBeek. Witnesses: Cornelius Simonson, Samuel Smith, Jan Seymesen. Before signing, I give to Adrian Bennet's 2 daughters, Margaret and Barbary, £8 each above what I have already given them.3
  • On 1 June 1773 Account of estate by executors. Includes "Land sold at Kingston, £175.13.4."1

Citations

  1. [S2176] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. IV, 1761-1770, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Vol. 33 (Somerville, N.J.: The Unionist-Gazette Association, Printers, 1928), pages 166-167. Abstracting Lib. H, p. 500. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.4 1761-1770.
  2. [S2176] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. IV, 1761-1770, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Vol. 33 (Somerville, N.J.: The Unionist-Gazette Association, Printers, 1928), page 166. Abstracting Lib. I, p. 214. Benjamin Griggs. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.4 1761-1770.
  3. [S2176] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. IV, 1761-1770, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Vol. 33 (Somerville, N.J.: The Unionist-Gazette Association, Printers, 1928), pages 166-167. Abstracting Lib. H, p. 500. Reuben Griggs. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.4 1761-1770.

Samuel Griggs1

  • Samuel Griggs was named in his father's will dated on 23 March 1762.1

Citations

  1. [S2176] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. IV, 1761-1770, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Vol. 33 (Somerville, N.J.: The Unionist-Gazette Association, Printers, 1928), page 166. Abstracting Lib. I, p. 214. Benjamin Griggs. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.4 1761-1770.

Sarah H. Griggs1

b. 13 February 1808, d. 25 September 1884
  • Sarah H. Griggs was born on 13 February 1808.1
  • She married Thomas Leek Dickerson, son of Samuel Dickerson and Hannah Leek, on 8 January 1846.1
  • Sarah H. Griggs died on 25 September 1884.1
  • She was buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Chester, Morris Co., New Jersey.1

Citations

  1. [S4023] Wesley Logan Baker, Dickerson & Dickinson Descendants of Philemon Dickerson of Southold, Long Island, N. Y., also, Long Island descendants of Captain John Dickinson of Oyster Bay (Madison, Wisconsin: Adams Press, 1978), page 336. (Scanned pages provided by Susan Brower, Rutgers Univ. Library, April 2011). Hereinafter cited as Dickerson & Dickinson Descendants of Philemon Dickerson.

Thompson A. Griggs1

b. circa 1826
  • Thompson A. Griggs was born circa 1826 at New York.1
  • He married Amelia circa 1848.1
  • Thompson A. Griggs appeared on the census on 27 July 1850 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, Thompson A. Griggs, age 24, born in New York. A farmer with real estate valued at $3000. In the household are his wife Amelia; son, George A. Brewer; Ann Owen, age 18, born in Ireland; Margaret Watts, age 9; Mott Brewer, age 19, born in New York, a laborer; John Stansburg, age 23, a house carpenter; Mary Stansburg, age 19; and Theodore Stansburg, age 1.1

Family: Amelia b. c 1832

Citations

  1. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 583, page 162, image 223. Thompson A. Griggs household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Hapsabeth Grimes1

Family: James Brewer b. 25 Oct 1780, d. 13 Aug 1843

Citations

  1. [S2440] Letter from Jean Worden (Franklin, Ohio) to William B. Bogardus, 1988-1990; William B. Bogardus Collection (Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio). Box 2, File 33-B, 117-W., Letter dated 1 Jan 1988, outlining James Brewer and family.

Jesse D. Grimes1

b. 16 September 1884, d. 28 May 1960
  • Father*: Stephen Decatur Grimes1
  • Mother*: Mary Naomi Curry1

Family: Maude Edith Van Sant b. 25 Apr 1887, d. 3 Jun 1981

Citations

  1. [S4208] Descendants of Alice Freeman, Direct Lineage Report by Chris Wimsatt, August 15, 2011, Chris Chester e-mail correspondence, received by e-mail from author.

Merlin Ellsworth Grimes1

b. 4 August 1909, d. 26 June 1990
  • Merlin Ellsworth Grimes was born on 4 August 1909 at Bates Co., Missouri.1
  • He married Ruby Collins Dickerson, daughter of Lawrence Leander Dickerson and Lillie Mae Vermillion, at Butler, Bates Co., Missouri, on 15 December 1929.1
  • Merlin Ellsworth Grimes died on 26 June 1990 at Butler, Bates Co., Missouri.1

Family: Ruby Collins Dickerson

  • Walter Leroy Grimes1

Citations

  1. [S4208] Descendants of Alice Freeman, Direct Lineage Report by Chris Wimsatt, August 15, 2011, Chris Chester e-mail correspondence, received by e-mail from author.

Eilers George Grimme1

b. 10 September 1900, d. 10 May 1987

Citations

  1. [S1336] Richard Alan Brewer, Ancestors in Ahnentafel Format, Oct 2006, Compiled by Karen Sims, Chris Chester, Kent, New York.

Henry Griffin Grinnell1

b. 1845, d. 1907

Citations

  1. [S4122] Joyce M. Tice and J. Kelsey Jones,"Tri-Counties Genealogy, Family History and Genealogy: Brewer", online www.joycetice.com/kelsey/kjwb2.htm. Family History & Biography Section. Sources are not cited. Retrieved June 2011. Hereinafter cited as Tri-Counties Genealogy: Brewer.

Lorenzo Grinnell1

Family: Rhoda Griffin

Citations

  1. [S4122] Joyce M. Tice and J. Kelsey Jones,"Tri-Counties Genealogy, Family History and Genealogy: Brewer", online www.joycetice.com/kelsey/kjwb2.htm. Family History & Biography Section. Sources are not cited. Retrieved June 2011. Hereinafter cited as Tri-Counties Genealogy: Brewer.

Adah Griswold1

b. between 1799 and April 1813
  • Adah Griswold was born between 1799 and April 1813.
  • She was named in her father's will dated on 14 April 1813 at Tioga Co., New York, under the age of 14.2

Citations

  1. [S156] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:246. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.
  2. [S1474] "Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787-1835."New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006), (From material originally compiled by William A. D. Eardeley, now held by the Brooklyn Historical Society.). Online www.americanancestors.org., Retrieved Jan 2009. Hereinafter cited as Abstracts of Wills, etc. in NY 1787-1835.

Anna Griswold1

b. 2 April 1756, d. 17 March 1763
  • Anna Griswold was born on 2 April 1756 at Tyringham, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.1,2
  • She died on 17 March 1763 at Tyringham, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.1,2

Citations

  1. [S156] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:326. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.
  2. [S658] "Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850", online www.newenglandancestors.org. Retrieved Jan 2009. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.

Asahel Griswold1

b. before 1799
  • Asahel Griswold was born before 1799.
  • He was named in his father's will dated on 14 April 1813 at Tioga Co., New York.2

Citations

  1. [S156] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:246. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.
  2. [S1474] "Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787-1835."New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006), (From material originally compiled by William A. D. Eardeley, now held by the Brooklyn Historical Society.). Online www.americanancestors.org., Retrieved Jan 2009. Hereinafter cited as Abstracts of Wills, etc. in NY 1787-1835.

Catharine Griswold1

b. circa 1856
  • Catharine Griswold was born circa 1856 at Connecticut.1
  • She appeared on the census on 8 June 1880 at Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, Catharine Griswold, age 24, born in Connecticut.1

Citations

  1. [S106] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T9, Roll 99, page 281A, ED 39, FHL film #1254099. J. Wells Griswold household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

Clifford Standish Griswold1

b. 19 October 1867
  • Clifford Standish Griswold appeared on the census on 8 June 1880 at Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, Clifford S. Griswold, age 13, born in Connecticut. At school.2
  • On 17 May 1898 Clifford Standish Griswold resided at Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; a school master.3
  • He appeared on the census on 20 April 1910 at Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, Clifford S. Griswold, age 43, born in Connecticut. Both parents born in Connecticut. Teacher. In the household are his wife Nora B., and daughters Dorothy and Katherine.4
  • He appeared on the census on 8 January 1920 at Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, Clifford S. Griswold, age 53, born in Connecticut. Both parents born in Connecticut. Teacher at a private school. In the household are his wife Nora B. and daughters Dorothy and Katharine.5
  • He appeared on the census on 22 April 1930 at Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, Clifford S. Griswold, age 63, born in Connecticut. Both parents born in Connecticut. Teacher at a private school. Married at age 33. In the household are his wife Nora B., daughter Katahrine, and servant Wiona E. Wiljanen.6
  • In August 1931 Clifford Standish Griswold and Nora Brewer resided at Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; on Farmers Road.7

Family: Nora Brewer b. 5 Sep 1870, d. 17 Nov 1950

Citations

  1. [S4296] Letter from Barbara Smith (Concord, California) to Chris Chester, September 9, 2011; Chris Chester (Kent, New York), Some info on "Uncle Willie" (William Henry Brewer).
  2. [S106] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T9, Roll 99, page 281A, ED 39, FHL film #1254099. J. Wells Griswold household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.
  3. [S4301] National Archives and Records Administration,"U. S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925", online www.ancestry.com. Washington, D.C. Clifford S. Greswold. Issued 17 May 1898. Born 19 Oct 1867 in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925.
  4. [S38] MyFamily.com, 1910 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T624, Roll 598, page 14B, ED 822, FHL film #1374611. Clifford S. Griswold household. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Census.
  5. [S7] MyFamily.com, 1920 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census , NARA Ser. T625, Roll 709, page 6A, ED 160. Clifford S. Griswold household. Hereinafter cited as 1920 US Census.
  6. [S8] MyFamily.com, 1930 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census , NARA Ser. T626, Roll 919, page 10B, ED 248. Clifford S. Griswold household. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Census.
  7. [S4302] "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957", online www.ancestry.com. Provo, Utah, 2010. 1931; Microfilm Serial T715, Roll 5020, page 124, line 12 (Clifford S. Griswold), line 13 (Nora B. Griswold). Rotterdam, departed 1 Aug 1931 from Boulogne-sur-Mer, arrived 23 Aug 1931 at New York. Hereinafter cited as New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.