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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. [S1005] 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. [S209] 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. [S3583] "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. [S230] 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.

George Griffiths1

b. November 1866
  • George Griffiths was born in November 1866 at Pennsylvania.1
  • He married Lucy Brower, daughter of William Brewer and Naomi Maxwell, at Mariners Bethel Methodist Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, on 18 November 1897.2,3
  • George Griffiths was buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania.4
  • Also known as George Mansfield Griffiths.2
  • He appeared on the census on 9 June 1900 at Ward 1, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, George Griffiths, age 33, born Nov 1866 in Pennsylvania. Both parents born in Pennsylvania. Machinist. In the household are his wife, Lucy M. Griffiths, step-daughter Lucy M. Irons, and mother-in-law Naomi Brower.1
  • He appeared on the census on 16 April 1910 at Collingswood, Camden Co., New Jersey, George M. Griffiths, age 42, born in Pennsylvania. Both parents born in Pennsylvania. Married for 12 years. Manufacturer. In the household is his wife, Lucy M.5
  • He appeared on the census on 4 April 1930 at Collingswood, Camden Co., New Jersey, George M. Griffiths, age 62, born in Pennsylvania. Not employed. Owns house, valued at $8000. Married at age 29. In the household is his wife, Lucy.6

Citations

  1. [S58] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Retrieved October 2013. George M. Griffiths household. Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1451; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0018; FHL microfilm: 1241451.. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.
  2. [S5441] Ancestry.com,"Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951." [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Index, 1885–1951." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009. Philadelphia County Pennsylvania Clerk of the Orphans' Court. "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia marriage license index, 1885-1951." Clerk of the Orphans’ Court, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Online www.ancestry.com., Retrieved October 2013. Lucy Maxwell Irons, George Mansfield Griffiths; marriage license 98027. Hereinafter cited as Philadelphia PA Marriage Index 1885-1951.
  3. [S5168] Ancestry.com, "Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, 1708-1985." (data base online) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Online www.ancestry.com., Retrieved October 2013. Lucy M. Irons, George M. Griffiths. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania Church and Town Records 1708-1985.
  4. [S1005] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved October 2013. George Griffiths, Mem #91450943, Jun 6, 2012. No photo. Ref. Cemetery Records. Dates of birth and death not stated. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  5. [S38] MyFamily.com, 1910 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Retrieved October 2013. George Griffiths household. Census Place: Collingswood, Camden, New Jersey; Roll: T624_874; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0087; FHL microfilm: 1374887.. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Census.
  6. [S8] MyFamily.com, 1930 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census , Retrieved October 2013. George Griffiths household. Census Place: Collingswood, Camden, New Jersey; Roll: 1323; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 101; Image: 362.0; FHL microfilm: 2341058.. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Census.

Grigg1

Citations

  1. [S2408] The Trinity Church Story a.k.a. "The Hill Manuscript", Unpublished Manuscript, ca.1924, Box 7, Catalog Item no.77, William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio. This manuscript is only available in a few libraries. Although it provides an interesting account of the Anneke Jans-Trinity Church legal battles, the genealogies, especially for the earlier generations, are unreliable. page 33.

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. [S196] 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. [S2108] 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. [S1658] 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. [S4776] 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. [S2108] 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. [S2108] 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. [S2108] 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

  • Father*: Jacob Griggs1

Family: Samuel Hilton b. 16 May 1713, d. 21 Mar 1756

  • Sarah Hilton1

Citations

  1. [S1592] John T. Hassam, "Some Descendants of William Hilton", New England Historical and Genealogical Register Vol. 31, pp.179-186 (Apr. 1877): p.189. Hereinafter cited as "NEHGR 31:179-186."

Eleanor Griggs1

  • Eleanor Griggs was named in her father's will dated on 23 March 1762 daughter Elianer, wife of John Sutfin.1

Citations

  1. [S2108] 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. [S2108] 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. [S209] 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.

James Griggs1

Citations

  1. [S2408] The Trinity Church Story a.k.a. "The Hill Manuscript", Unpublished Manuscript, ca.1924, Box 7, Catalog Item no.77, William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio. This manuscript is only available in a few libraries. Although it provides an interesting account of the Anneke Jans-Trinity Church legal battles, the genealogies, especially for the earlier generations, are unreliable. page 34.

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. [S1658] 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. [S4776] 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. [S2108] 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. [S2108] 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. [S4768] 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. [S1658] 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. [S2284] 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. [S2108] 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. [S530] 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 Griggs1

Citations

  1. [S4773] Barbara A. Barth, "The Family of Dirck Janszen Woertman of Brooklyn Ferry", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols. 132-133 (2001-2002): 133:192. Hereinafter cited as "Dirck Janszen Woertman."

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. [S1005] 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. [S58] 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. [S105] 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 was named in her father's will dated on 23 March 1762 daughter Martha, wife of Rem Vanderbeeck.1

Citations

  1. [S2108] 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. [S2211] "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. [S2108] 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. [S2108] 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. [S2108] 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. [S2108] 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. [S3883] 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. [S209] 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.

Grigre1

Citations

  1. [S2341] A. Van Doren Honeyman, editor, Documents Relating to the Colonial and Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey, First Series Vol. 34; Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc. Vol. 5 1771-1780 (Trenton, New Jersey: MacCrellish & Quigley Co., Printers, 1931), page 247. Elizabeth Hoff. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v. 5 1771-1780.

Hapsabeth Grimes1

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

Citations

  1. [S2321] 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.

Janet Lynn Grimes1

Citations

  1. [S4067] Descendants of Alice Freeman, Direct Lineage Report by Chris Wimsatt, August 15, 2011, Chris Chester e-mail correspondence, received by e-mail from author.

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

  • Merlin Ellsworth Grimes1

Citations

  1. [S4067] Descendants of Alice Freeman, Direct Lineage Report by Chris Wimsatt, August 15, 2011, Chris Chester e-mail correspondence, received by e-mail from author.

Martha Sue Grimes1

Citations

  1. [S2318] Roselyne Watts Jones, Ye Olde Brewers Mill (n.p.: Privately printed, 1982). William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio. Page 303. Family Group Sheet. Hereinafter cited as Ye Olde Brewers Mill.

Walter Leroy Grimes1

  • Father*: Merlin Ellsworth Grimes1
  • Mother*: Ruby Collins Dickerson1
  • Walter Leroy Grimes married Evelyn Faye Ayers, daughter of Buenos Ayers and Olive Mae Jennings.1

Citations

  1. [S4067] Descendants of Alice Freeman, Direct Lineage Report by Chris Wimsatt, August 15, 2011, Chris Chester e-mail correspondence, received by e-mail from author.

Henry Griffin Grinnell1

b. 1845, d. 1907

Citations

  1. [S3982] 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. [S3982] 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. [S153] 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. [S1426] "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. [S153] 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. [S641] "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. [S153] 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. [S1426] "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. [S105] 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. [S4154] 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. [S105] 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. [S4159] 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. [S4160] "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.

Daniel Griswold1

b. 7 May 1812
  • Daniel Griswold was born on 7 May 1812.1

Citations

  1. [S153] 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. Elisha Griswold Bible records. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

David Griswold1

b. 13 March 1761, d. 29 March 1847
  • David Griswold was born on 13 March 1761 at Tyringham, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.1,2
  • He married first before 1782 Sarah.3
  • David Griswold married second at Newtown, Chemung Co., New York, in 1799 Jane Durham Stull, daughter of John Durham Stull.3
  • David Griswold died on 29 March 1847 at Southport, Chemung Co., New York.3
  • Also known as David Grissel.3
  • He was a Revolutionary War soldier. Serving as a private, enlisting 1 Oct 1776 at Hinsdale, Columbia Co., New York. He served several short enlistments in 1777, 1778,and 1781, under Capt. Baldwin, Whitney and Miller, Col. Van Ness. He was allowed a pension on 5 Sep 1832. His widow Jane was allowed a pension on 4 Dec 1848.3
  • "In the spring of 1787, David with his wife and children, Mary, Thomas and David, came up the river from Orange County, New York, and located between Elmira and Wellsburg, on what is known as the river road. He was one of the shareholders in the Susquehanna purchase, and there is a record of a survey for David Grissel, lot 62, 104 acres, in Southport, Chemung Co., New York, 4 Nov 1788. He built the first grist mill there and was an active citizen, and assisted in building the first school in the Griswold community."3
  • He was made an executor of the will of Elijah Griswold on 14 April 1813; proved 8 May 1813. Elijah Griswold of Elmira, Tioga Co., New York. All my real estate containing all my farm to my three sons, viz Asahel, James, and Elijah. My four youngest children Elijah, Loes (Lois), Adah and Zilah until they arrive at age 14. To each of my daughters viz Sally, Hannah, Loes, Adah, and Zilah, each arrive at age 18. My shares in the meeting house about to be built to my wife Loes, and daughters Sally, Hannah, Loes, Adah and Zilah. Appoints as executors my brother David Griswold and my friend William Jenkins, Esq. Witnessed by Wm. Benson, Benjamin Kenyon and Joseph Miller.4,5
  • His will was dated on 18 June 1845 at Elmira, Chemung Co., New York.3

Family 1: Sarah b. c 1762, d. 16 Dec 1796

Family 2: Jane Durham Stull b. 1773, d. 18 Aug 1859

Citations

  1. [S153] 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. [S641] "Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850", online www.newenglandancestors.org. Retrieved Jan 2009. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:244. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.
  4. [S153] 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.
  5. [S1426] "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.

David Griswold1

b. 21 January 1787
  • David Griswold was born on 21 January 1787 at Columbia or Albany Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:244. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Dorothy Griswold1

b. circa 1902
  • Dorothy Griswold was born circa 1902 at Massachusetts.1
  • She appeared on the census on 20 April 1910 at Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, Dorothy Griswold, age 8, born in Massachusetts.1
  • She appeared on the census on 8 January 1920 at Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, Dorothy Griswold, age 17, born in Massachusetts.2

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [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.

Elijah Griswold1

b. 20 May 1719
  • Father*: David Griswold1
  • Mother*: Siberance Francis1
  • Elijah Griswold was born on 20 May 1719 at Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut.2
  • He married Abigail Thomas at Tyringham, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, on 25 April 1754.3,4
  • Elijah Griswold was buried at Riverside Cemetery, near Lowman, Chemung Co., New York.5
  • Also known as Elijah Grissel.
  • He was an early settler at Tyringham, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. He is found in the land records at Great Barrington, Mass. in 1763 and 1764. He then moved to Nobletown, Albany Co., New York were he is mentioned in 1766. He is probably the Elijah Grisel who served as a private in Capt. John Hogeboom's Co., Claverack (then Albany Co.) New York, 13 May 1767. He is doubtless the Elijah who served in the Revolution as a private in the Levies and New York Line, Capt. Pearcy, Col. Willet, New York Troops. He moved to Chemung Co., New York by 1800.3
  • He appeared on the census in 1790 at Chemung, Montgomery Co., New York, as Elijah Griswell, with a household of 1 male over 16 and 1 female. Also in Chemung are Elijah Griswold, David Griswold, Gideon Griswold, and Abraham Brewer.6
  • Tioga County was set off from Montgomery County in 1791. Chemung County was formed from Tioga County on 29 March 1836 (New York. Laws of New York. 59th Session, Chapter 077, Section 1, page 102).
  • He appeared on the assessment list of at Chemung, (then Tioga Co.), New York, on 10 December 1799 with a house and farm. Real estate valued at $526, personal estate at $146.7
  • He appeared on the census in 1800 at Chemung, Tioga Co., New York, as Elijah Griswold with a household of 1 male over 45, 1 female over 45. Listed in succession are Elisha Griswold, Elijah Griswold, Gideon Griswold, and Abm. Brewer.8

Family: Abigail Thomas b. bt 1730 - 1735

Citations

  1. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 1:194. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.
  2. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 1:194, 2:326. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.
  3. [S153] 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.
  4. [S641] "Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850", online www.newenglandancestors.org. Retrieved Jan 2009. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.
  5. [S2327] Seymour Lowman, The Lowmans in Chemung County (Elmira, N.Y.: Seymour Lowman, 1938), pages 37-38. "This is an old pioneer cemetery. Ten Revolutionary War soldiers are buried here, namely Israel Parshall, Thomas Keeney, John Brewer, Abraham Brewer, Elijah Griswold, Jacob Decker, Christopher Denn, Capt. Daniel McDowell, Alexander Murry, and Stephen Savey". Hereinafter cited as The Lowmans in Chemung County.
  6. [S472] Ancestry.com, 1790 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2000), Federal census, Ser. M637, Roll 6, image 0055. Hereinafter cited as 1790 US Census.
  7. [S2326] Charles L. Albertson, History of Waverly, New York and Vicinity (Waverly, N.Y.: Waverly Sun, 1943), page 85. Tax assessment list for the town of Chemung and County of Tioga made 10 December 1799. Hereinafter cited as History of Waverly, New York and Vicinity.
  8. [S202] MyFamily.com, 1800 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2003), Federal Census, Ser. M32, Roll 24, page 256, image 266. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Census.
  9. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:327. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Elijah Griswold1

b. 1767, d. between 14 April 1813 and 8 May 1813
  • Elijah Griswold was born in 1767 at probably Nobletown, Albany Co., New York.1
  • He married Lois.2
  • Elijah Griswold died between 14 April 1813 and 8 May 1813.
  • Also known as Elijah Grissel.3
  • He was an original shareholder in the Susquehanna purchase. Lot 60, 104 acres, Southport, Chemung Co., New York was surveyed for Elisha Grissel on 25 Oct 1788.3
  • He appeared on the census in 1790 at Chemung, Montgomery Co., New York, as Elijah Griswold, with a household of 3 males over 16 and 1 female. Enumerated between Enack Kenyon and Gideon Griswold.4
  • His will was dated on 14 April 1813 proved 8 May 1813. Elijah Griswold of Elmira, Tioga Co., New York. All my real estate containing all my farm to my three sons, viz Asahel, James, and Elijah. My four youngest children Elijah, Loes (Lois), Adah and Zilah until they arrive at age 14. To each of my daughters viz Sally, Hannah, Loes, Adah, and Zilah, each arrive at age 18. My shares in the meeting house about to be built to my wife Loes, and daughters Sally, Hannah, Loes, Adah and Zilah. Appoints as executors my brother David Griswold and my friend William Jenkins, Esq. Witnessed by Wm. Benson, Benjamin Kenyon and Joseph Miller.3,5

Family: Lois b. bt 1765 - 1775

Citations

  1. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:327. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.
  2. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:245. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.
  3. [S153] 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.
  4. [S472] Ancestry.com, 1790 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2000), Federal census, Ser. M637, Roll 6, image 0056. Hereinafter cited as 1790 US Census.
  5. [S1426] "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.

Elijah Griswold1

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

Citations

  1. [S153] 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. [S1426] "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.

Elisha Griswold1

b. circa 3 December 1774, d. 15 February 1812
  • Elisha Griswold was born circa 3 December 1774 at probably Nobletown, Albany Co., New York.1
  • He married Ann Shoemaker in 1794.2
  • Elisha Griswold died on 15 February 1812 at Chemung Co., New York; "aged 37-2-12."2
  • He appeared on the census in 1800 at Chemung, Tioga Co., New York, as Elisha Griswold, with a household of 2 males 16-25, 3 females under 10, 1 female 16-25.3

Family: Ann Shoemaker b. 1777, d. 24 Jul 1845

Citations

  1. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:327. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.
  2. [S153] 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.
  3. [S202] MyFamily.com, 1800 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2003), Federal Census, Ser. M32, Roll 24, page 256, image 266. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Census.
  4. [S153] 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. Elisha Griswold Bible records. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Elmer Griswold1

b. circa 1862
  • Elmer Griswold was born circa 1862 at Connecticut.1
  • He appeared on the census on 8 June 1880 at Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, Elmer Griswold, age 18, born in Connecticut.1

Citations

  1. [S105] 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.

Eunice Griswold1

b. 2 February 1755, d. 21 October 1815
  • Eunice Griswold was born on 2 February 1755 at Tyringham, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.1,2
  • She was baptized on 9 February 1755 at Congregational Church, Monterey, Massachusetts.1
  • She married Abraham Brewer between 1775 and 1780.3
  • Eunice Griswold died on 21 October 1815 at Chemung Co., New York; aged 62 years.4,5
  • She was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Chemung Co., New York.4

Family: Abraham Brewer b. 15 Apr 1744, d. 17 May 1814

Citations

  1. [S153] 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. [S641] "Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850", online www.newenglandancestors.org. Retrieved Jan 2009. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:243. No date is given for this marriage. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.
  4. [S2368] "Revolutionary Soldiers B-G, Chemung Co., N.Y.", Gemini Vol. 8 (Apr. 1979). Hereinafter cited as "Revolutionary Soldiers B-G, Chemung Co., N.Y."
  5. [S4254] Chemung County, New York Cemetery Records, Collection of typed index cards, June 1994, Chemumg County Historical Society, Elmira, New York. Digital images received from Irma Sackett, 2009.
  6. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:243. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

George Gary Griswold1

b. 30 April 1810
  • George Gary Griswold was born on 30 April 1810.1

Citations

  1. [S153] 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. Elisha Griswold Bible records. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Gideon Griswold1

b. 12 May 1763, d. 26 February 1806
  • Gideon Griswold was born on 12 May 1763 at Tyringham, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.1,2
  • He was baptized on 18 September 1763.1
  • He married Mary Mallory at Nobletown, Albany Co., New York, on 13 July 1785.3
  • Gideon Griswold died on 26 February 1806 at Chemung Co., New York; "aged 44."3
  • Also known as Gideon Grissel.3
  • He moved to Chemung County in about 1788. There is a record of survey for Gideon Grissel, lot 16, 315 acres, Chemung, New York, 5 Oct 1788.3
  • He appeared on the census in 1790 at Chemung, Montgomery Co., New York, as Gideon Griswold, with a household of 1 male over 16, 3 males under 16, 1 female. Enumerated after Elijah Griswold.4
  • He appeared on the assessment list of at Chemung, (then Tioga Co.), New York, on 10 December 1799 with a house and farm. Real estate valued at $372, personal estate at $162.5
  • He appeared on the census in 1800 at Chemung, Tioga Co., New York, as Gideon Griswold, with a household of 1 male under 10, 2 males 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 3 females under 10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 26-44.6
  • Administration of Gideon Griswold's estate was granted on 28 January 1807, granted to Mary Griswold, widow and relict of Gedeon Griswold of the town of Chemung, Tioga County, New York, who died intestate, and to Elijah Griswold of Chemung.7

Family: Mary Mallory b. b 1770

  • Electa Griswold3
  • Elijah Griswold3
  • Hannah Griswold3
  • Elizabeth Griswold3
  • Gideon Griswold3
  • Oliver Griswold3

Citations

  1. [S153] 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. [S641] "Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850", online www.newenglandancestors.org. Retrieved Jan 2009. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:245. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.
  4. [S472] Ancestry.com, 1790 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2000), Federal census, Ser. M637, Roll 6, image 0056. Hereinafter cited as 1790 US Census.
  5. [S2326] Charles L. Albertson, History of Waverly, New York and Vicinity (Waverly, N.Y.: Waverly Sun, 1943), page 85. Tax assessment list for the town of Chemung and County of Tioga made 10 December 1799. Hereinafter cited as History of Waverly, New York and Vicinity.
  6. [S202] MyFamily.com, 1800 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2003), Federal Census, Ser. M32, Roll 24, page 256, image 266. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Census.
  7. [S1426] "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.

Hannah Griswold1

b. between 1795 and 1799
  • Hannah Griswold was born between 1795 and 1799.
  • She was named in her father's will dated on 14 April 1813 at Tioga Co., New York, over the age of 14 but under the age of 18.2

Citations

  1. [S153] 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. [S1426] "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.

Henry Griswold1

b. 22 November 1800
  • Henry Griswold was born on 22 November 1800.1

Citations

  1. [S153] 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. Elisha Griswold Bible records. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

J. Wells Griswold1

b. circa 1824
  • J. Wells Griswold was born circa 1824 at Connecticut.1
  • He married Louisa.1
  • J. Wells Griswold appeared on the census on 8 June 1880 at Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, J. Wells Griswold, age 56, born in Connecticut. Both parents born in Connecticut. Farmer. In the household are his wife Louisa, daughter Catharine, and sons Elmer and Clifford S.1

Family: Louisa b. c 1832

Citations

  1. [S105] 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.

James Griswold1

b. before 1799
  • James 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. [S153] 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. [S1426] "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.

John Griswold1

b. 22 May 1803
  • John Griswold was born on 22 May 1803 at Chemung Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:244. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Jonas Griswold1

b. 16 April 1810
  • Jonas Griswold was born on 16 April 1810 at Chemung Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:244. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Katharine Griswold1

b. 1 May 1903
  • Katharine Griswold was born on 1 May 1903 at Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.2
  • She appeared on the census on 20 April 1910 at Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, Katharine Griswold, age 6, born in Massachusetts.1
  • She appeared on the census on 8 January 1920 at Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, Katharine Griswold, age 16, born in Massachusetts.3
  • She appeared on the census on 22 April 1930 at Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, Katharine Griswold, age 26, born in Massachusetts. Single. Daughter. An illustrator of children's books.4

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S4160] "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957", online www.ancestry.com. Provo, Utah, 2010. 1927; Microfilm Serial T715, Roll 4126, page 124, line 16 (Clifford S. Griswold), line 21 (Katharine Griswold). Lapland, departed 2 Sep 1927 from Antwerp, arrived at New York (date 1 Sep 1927 which must be incorrect). Hereinafter cited as New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
  3. [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.
  4. [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.

Leah Griswold1

b. 10 March 1798
  • Leah Griswold was born on 10 March 1798.1

Citations

  1. [S153] 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. Elisha Griswold Bible records. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Lois Griswold1

b. between 1799 and April 1813
  • Lois Griswold was born between 1799 and April 1813.2
  • 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. [S153] 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. [S1426] "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.

Mary Griswold1

b. 22 March 1782
  • Mary Griswold was born on 22 March 1782 at Columbia or Albany Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:244. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Michael Griswold1,2

b. before 1626, d. 26 September 1684
  • Michael Griswold was born before 1626.
  • He married Ann probably in 1645.2
  • Michael Griswold died on 26 September 1684 at Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut.2
  • It has been proved that Michael Griswold was not a brother of the brothers Edward and Matthew Griswold. Michael Griswold came to New England before 1640 as he owned lands in Wethersfield by that date. He was a mason by trade and a yeoman in rank. He became a Freeman at Wethersfield in 1659.2
  • His will was dated on 10 September 1678 proved 18 Dec 1684.2

Family: Ann

  • Thomas Griswold1
  • Hester Griswold3
  • Mary Griswold3
  • Michael Griswold3
  • Abigail Griswold3
  • Isaac Griswold3
  • Jacob Griswold3
  • Sarah Griswold3
  • Michael Griswold+3 b. 7 Mar 1666/67, d. 24 Jul 1742

Citations

  1. [S760] George E. McCracken, "A Hartford Miscellany: Howard, Stone, Adsit-Edgett", The American Genealogist Vol.36, pp.29, 33 (1960): p.30. Hereinafter cited as "TAG 36:29, 33."
  2. [S763] Esther Griswold French, Robert Lewis French and Glen E. Griswold, compiler, The Griswold Family: The First Five Generations in America (Wethersfield, Conn.: Griswold Family Association, c1990)Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1993. 6 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm. - FHL US/CAN Fiche 6104183, p.229. Hereinafter cited as The Griswold Family: The First Five Generations in America.
  3. [S763] Esther Griswold French, Robert Lewis French and Glen E. Griswold, compiler, The Griswold Family: The First Five Generations in America (Wethersfield, Conn.: Griswold Family Association, c1990)Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1993. 6 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm. - FHL US/CAN Fiche 6104183, p.230. Hereinafter cited as The Griswold Family: The First Five Generations in America.

Michael Griswold1

b. 7 March 1666/67, d. 24 July 1742
  • Michael Griswold was born on 7 March 1666/67 at Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut.1
  • He married Elizabeth Burnham, daughter of William Burnham and Elizabeth Loomis, on 12 May 1692.2
  • Michael Griswold died on 24 July 1742.3
  • Michael was a mason; he served in Wethersfield as a tax collector and chimney viewer. He drew land in 1694; was appointed Ensign of the south Train Band in 1710.2
  • His will was dated on 9 October 1741 (Hartford Probate XIV:24, 25) Inventory dated 24 Aug 1742.3

Family: Elizabeth Burnham b. 18 Mar 1674, d. 9 Sep 1741

  • David Griswold3,4
  • Jonathan Griswold3
  • Joseph Griswold3
  • Stephen Griswold3
  • Elizabeth Griswold3
  • Caleb Griswold3
  • Elisha Griswold3
  • Nathaniel Griswold3
  • Anne Griswold3

Citations

  1. [S763] Esther Griswold French, Robert Lewis French and Glen E. Griswold, compiler, The Griswold Family: The First Five Generations in America (Wethersfield, Conn.: Griswold Family Association, c1990)Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1993. 6 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm. - FHL US/CAN Fiche 6104183, p.230. Hereinafter cited as The Griswold Family: The First Five Generations in America.
  2. [S763] Esther Griswold French, Robert Lewis French and Glen E. Griswold, compiler, The Griswold Family: The First Five Generations in America (Wethersfield, Conn.: Griswold Family Association, c1990)Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1993. 6 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm. - FHL US/CAN Fiche 6104183, p.236. Hereinafter cited as The Griswold Family: The First Five Generations in America.
  3. [S763] Esther Griswold French, Robert Lewis French and Glen E. Griswold, compiler, The Griswold Family: The First Five Generations in America (Wethersfield, Conn.: Griswold Family Association, c1990)Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1993. 6 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm. - FHL US/CAN Fiche 6104183, p.237. Hereinafter cited as The Griswold Family: The First Five Generations in America.
  4. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 1:194. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Mijamin Griswold1

b. 27 March 1803
  • Mijamin Griswold was born on 27 March 1803.1

Citations

  1. [S153] 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. Elisha Griswold Bible records. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Nancy Griswold1

b. 28 December 1800
  • Nancy Griswold was born on 28 December 1800 at Chemung Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:244. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Patience Griswold1

b. say 1770
  • Patience Griswold was born say 1770 at probably Nobletown, Albany Co., New York.

Citations

  1. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:327. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Reuben Griswold1

b. 11 July 1807
  • Reuben Griswold was born on 11 July 1807.1

Citations

  1. [S153] 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. Elisha Griswold Bible records. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Sally Griswold1

b. 22 August 1806
  • Sally Griswold was born on 22 August 1806 at Chemung Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:244. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Sally Griswold1

b. between 1795 and 1799
  • Sally Griswold was born between 1795 and 1799.
  • She was named in her father's will dated on 14 April 1813 at Tioga Co., New York, over the age of 14 but under the age of 18.2

Citations

  1. [S153] 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. [S1426] "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.

Sarah Griswold1

b. 17 February 1796
  • Sarah Griswold was born on 17 February 1796.1

Citations

  1. [S153] 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. Elisha Griswold Bible records. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Susannah Griswold1

  • Surname is also spelled Greswould.1

Citations

  1. [S1644] Benjamin D. Hicks, "Records of St. George's Church, Hempstead, L.I.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vols. 10+ (1879+): p.77. Hereinafter cited as "St. George's Church, NYGBR 12,13,14,15."

Sybil Griswold1

b. March 1765, d. 2 April 1832
  • Sybil Griswold was born in March 1765 at probably Nobletown, Albany Co., New York.1
  • She married Enoch Kinyon at Chemung Co., New York.2
  • Sybil Griswold died on 2 April 1832 at Chemung Co., New York.2

Citations

  1. [S153] 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. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:245. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.

Thomas Griswold1

b. 23 February 1790
  • Thomas Griswold was born on 23 February 1790 at Chemung Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S153] Glenn E. Griswold, The Griswold Family, England - America (Rutland, Vermont: The Griswold Family Association of America Inc. The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., 1935), 2:244. Hereinafter cited as Griswold.