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Abigail Griswold (Hand)

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: East Hampton, Suffolk, New York
Death: April 18, 1747 (79)
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Stephen Hand, Sr. and Sarah Hand
Wife of Jacob Griswold
Mother of Hezekiah Griswold; Joseph Griswold; Abigail Francis; Rachel Emmons; Mindwell Catlin and 6 others
Sister of Stephen Hand, Jr; Joseph Hand; Rebecca Meigs and Samuel Hand
Half sister of Sarah Leake; Alice Shipman; Esther Mulford; Elizabeth Osborne and Daughter Hand

Managed by: Donald Franklin Colvin
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About Abigail Griswold

7812.4. Abigail Hand was born in 1668 in East Hampton (Suffolk) New York, and died 18 Apr 1747. She married 30 Nov 1696 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut, Jacob Griswold, son of Thomas Griswold (1646-1718) and Mary Howard (~1650-1718). Jacob was born 5 Feb 1674/75 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut.

Abigail and Jacob had nine children.


Ref. from: East Hampton History: Including Genealogies of Early Families by Jeannette Edwards Rattray, Pub; by Country Life Press

STEPHEN 2 of E.H. b. 1635 d. April 15, 1693, was named in the Indian deed for E.H., 1660. He m. Ist abt. 1660 Sarah, dau. of John and Sarah Bancroft Stratton; she d. by 1684; he m. 2nd. (probably) his Ist wife's sister, Rebecca Stratton Bushnell; she m. 3d., 1694, John Meigs of Guilford, Conn. Stephen Hand 2 had ch.: Stephen 3 b. 1661, Joseph 3 b. 1664, (who rem. to N.J. and d. 1713), Samuel 3 b. abt. 1665, and five daus., probably Abigail 3 who m. Nov. 30, 1696 Jacob Griswold of Guilford, Conn.; Elizabeth 3 b. abt. 1668-72, d. 1711, (who m. Daniel Osborn 3, s. of Thomas and Mary Bond Osborn; Daniel m. 2nd. Nov. 3, 1712, Elizabeth, probably dau. of Stephen Hedges); Sarah 3 (who m. Thomas Howell of Bridgehampton), Esther 3 (who m. Samuel Mulford), and another.


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Abigail Griswold's Timeline

East Hampton, Suffolk, New York
October 16, 1697
Age 29
Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut
August 21, 1698
Age 30
Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut
December 1, 1701
Age 33
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
April 8, 1705
Age 37
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
September 25, 1708
Age 40
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut
August 5, 1713
Age 45
Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut
March 25, 1715
Age 47
Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut
September 16, 1719
Age 51
Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut