Samuel Griswold (1665 - 1740)

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Birthplace: Norwich,New London,Connecticut
Death: Died in Norwich,New London,Connecticut
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About Samuel Griswold

Info from: The book titled, "Several ancestral lines of Moses Hyde and his wife Sara Dana,... married Conn., Jue 5, 1757: with a full genealogical history of their descendants...the nineteenth century, coverin three hundred years...", by Harriette Hyde, Wells, 1904.

On page10 this book states,

"18. SAMUEL, b. Sept., 1665, m. Susannah, dau. of the first Christopher Huntington, Dec. 10, 1685.

Miss Calkins says: 'Samuel Griswold became a married man at the age of twenty, following his sisters in the flowing stream of youthful connections. Young people in those days, scarcely waiting to reach maturity, chose their partners and marched on with rapid and joyous steps to the temple of Hymen.' The wedding of Samuel and Susannah took place on her 17th birthday. He d. Dec. 9, 1740.

His gravestone bears the following epitaph:

    "Here lies interred ye Remains of Capt. Samuel Griswold the first Captain of the 2nd Company of train bands in Norwich.  He was born in Norwich Septr 1665 and died on ye 9th day of December 1740 in the 76th year of his age."

He may have died in Norwich, Conn.

I need to print more pages from this book as it is not clear if he is the son of Francis Griswold under "The Ancestral lines of Sarah Dana. GRISWOLD LINE."

1/8/07 CB

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Samuel Griswold's Timeline

September 16, 1665
Norwich,New London,Connecticut
December 10, 1685
Age 20
September 9, 1691
Age 25
?Norwich, Connecticut, USA
February 8, 1693
Age 27
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States
May 28, 1696
Age 30
Norwich New London Co CT
April 13, 1699
Age 33
?Norwich, Connecticut, USA
January 19, 1701
Age 35
?Norwich, Connecticut, USA
December 16, 1703
Age 38
Windsor, Hartford, Conn
October 17, 1706
Age 41
?Norwich, Connecticut, USA
April 25, 1709
Age 43
?Norwich, Connecticut, USA