Thomas Gridley (c.1619 - c.1655)

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Birthplace: Of Essex, England
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
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Thomas Gridley, Hartford, 1639, a proprietor " by courtesie of the town;" his home-lot was on the south side of the road from George Steele's to the South Meadow; was of Windsor, September 5, 1639; had been one of the thirty men sent from Windsor to the "Pequot fight" under Capt. Mason, and his heirs received a grant of fifty acres, October 12, 1671. He married September 29, 1644, in Hartford, Mary Semmor, perhaps Seymour, and she may have been sister of Richard Seymour. He appears to have been interested in the settlement of Nonotuck (Northampton), as he was present at a meeting of the proprietors held in Springfield, October 3, 1653. But he died in Hartford; inventory June 12, 1655, £282. 12. 6. His widow, Mary, married (2) Deacon John Langdon, of Farmington.

SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), pages 241-242. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books

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Thomas Gridley's Timeline

1619
1619
Of Essex, England
1644
September 29, 1644
Age 25
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut
1655
June 12, 1655
Age 36
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
1704
October 31, 1704
Age 36
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut
1710
August 3, 1710
Age 36
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut
1902
January 19, 1902
Age 36
1945
June 18, 1945
Age 36
1971
March 1, 1971
Age 36
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