Deacon John Griswold

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John Griswold

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
Death: Died in Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Indian River Cemetery, Clinton, Middlesex, CT, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Griswold of Killingworth and Margaret Griswold
Husband of Mary Griswold and Bathseba Griswold
Father of Mary Avery; Margaret Buckingham; Hannah Crane; John Griswold; Dorothy Griswold and 11 others
Brother of Sarah Griswold; Lieutenant Francis Griswold; George Griswold; Lydia Griswold; Sarah Pinney and 8 others

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About John Griswold

  • from: "Griswold Family" vol II--pg. 32

John Griswold was a farmer; prominent & leading citizen. Deacon for many years. Served on important civil committees. Deputy 1690. Captain 1712. Served in the Narragansett War. The town granted him six acres for his services in the Indian Wars. Died 7 Burial in congregational cemetery, Clinton,CT. It is possible that Bathsheba is buried in vacant space next to his tombstone

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  • He removed from Windsor, probably with his father, and went to Killingworth. Evidently a man of intelligence and character, John Griswold was a deacon of the church, had property and was influential in the community. He was deputy from Killingworth to the CT General Court, 1690, 1697-99, 1701-04, 1707-12, 1715, and 1716. From 1697 to 1702 he was representative from Killingworth. In 1712 he was captain of the train band in Killingworth, and was also a soldier in the Narragansett War. In 1714 he was a member of the Governor's Council. He married first Mary, died 10/27/1679, 4 children. He married second Bathsheba, died 3/19/1736, 12 children. Ancestral File has death in Windsor, CT.

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SOURCE: JANA WELLMAN ULRICH

Settled in Killingworth.

Deacon of the church and member of the General Court for 28 sessions.

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All children recorded in Killingworth records

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1642
June 19, 1642
Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England
June 19, 1642
Kenilworth,Warwickshire,England
June 19, 1642
., Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England
June 19, 1642
Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England
June 19, 1642
Kenilworth,Warwickshire,England
June 19, 1642
Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England
June 19, 1642
Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England
June 19, 1642
Kenilworth,Warwick,England
1649
November 18, 1649
Windsor,Hartford,Connecticut
November 18, 1649
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut