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George Griswold

Birthplace: Solihul, Warwickshire, England
Death: after 1622
Kenilworth, Warwick, Warwickshire, England
Place of Burial: England
Immediate Family:

Son of Roger Griswold and Elizabeth (Buck) Griswold
Husband of Dousabel "Donsabel" (Leigh) Griswold and Honora Griswold
Father of Thomas Griswold; Francis Griswold; Elizabeth Griswold; Edward Griswold, of Killingworth; Matthew Griswold and 1 other
Brother of Margery Grissold; Matthew Griswold; Roger Griswold and Thomas Griswold

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About George Griswold, of Kenilworth

George Griswold was born 23 April 1548 in Solihull Warwick England, and died 28 Aug 1615 in Wooten Wawen, Warwickshire, England.

Parents: not confirmed. As of April 2017, we show them as Roger Griswold and Elizabeth Buck.


  1. Joanna; no issue.
  2. Married: 1590 in Warwickshire, England to Dousabele Leigh or Ley b abt 1594 in Kennilworth Warwick England; 5 children. She may have been known as Dorothy.
  3. Married: 1617 in Warwickshire, England to Honora PAWLEY b: ABT 1597 in England; 2 children.

Children of George Griswold and Dousabel:

  1. Matthew Griswold, died 02 Aug 1652.
  2. Thomas Griswold, born Abt. 1595 in Kennilworth England. He married Elinor.
  3. Michael Griswold, born 1597 in Kennilworth England; died 26 Sep 1684 in Wethersfield CT. He married Ann Adams.
  4. Edward Griswold, born 26 Jul 1607 in Kennilworth England; died 30 Aug 1691 in Windsor Hartford CT.
  5. Francis Griswold, born 1610 in Kennilworth Warwick England; died 02 Aug 1652 in Windsor Hartford CT.

Children of George Griswold & Honora:

  1. Matthew GRISWOLD b: ABT 1620 in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England
  2. Thomas GRISWOLD b: ABT 1622 in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England


For Greswold genealogy there are a series of short articles in The American Genealogist (Vols. 39-41), by Kiepura, Jacobus, and Hunt, on the Griswold/Greswold ancestry. Each of these articles builds on and corrects the preceding.


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George Griswold, of Kenilworth's Timeline

April 28, 1548
Kenelworth, Warwickshire, England
November 6, 1574
November 6, 1574
November 6, 1574
Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire, England
November 6, 1574
Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire, England
November 6, 1574
Wootten Wawen, Warwick, England
November 6, 1574
Wooten, Wawen, England
November 16, 1574
Solihul, Warwickshire, England
Wooten Wawen, Warwickshire, England, Great Britian
Wooten Wawen, Warwickshire, England, Great Britian