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Jacob Griswold

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
Death: July 22, 1737 (77)
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Michael Griswold of Wethersfield and Ann Griswold
Husband of Mary Griswold
Father of John Griswold; Ephraim Griswold; Ann Griswold; Ebenezer Griswold; Josiah Griswold and 2 others
Brother of Thomas Griswold; Hester Bradley; Mary Wilcoxson; Abigail Griswold; Isaac (Asa) Griswold and 2 others

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About Jacob Griswold

Jacob served as collector in 1693. He was the first settler of "Two Stone", Griswoldville, CT; drew land 1694. Jacob served as surveyor in 1698. It was he who laid the foundation for the Fulling Mills which later became noted.


I, Jacob Griswold, Sen. of Wethersfield, do make this my last will and testament: I give my son Josiah Griswold the whole of my lott lying in Newington Parish in that tier of lotts called the half-mile tier, containing 29, 1/2 acres butted east on commons or highway and also west, north on the heirs of Capt. Robert Wells, and south on a highway to be to him, my son Josiah and his heirs forever. I also give to my son Josiah 3 1/2 acres of land lying in the south part of Wethersfield in the Great Meadow, butted east on a highway, west on land of my son Josiah Griswold, north on land of Ephriam Williams, and south on land of the heirs of Ephalet Dickenson, with this condition that he, the sd Josiah Griswold pay and make out these sums following to the persons next mentioned: To the heirs of my oldest son John, deceased; to Jeremiah, to John, to Hannah, a daughter to Thankful, another daughter to Mabel, another daughter. (Amounts follow each name.) Also that my said son Josiah pay to my eldest son now surviving, Jacob Griswold 35 pounds to complete his portion. My son Ebenezer has already been advanced in portion and settlement as appears by record, equal with his brethren. To my son Ephriam I give 8 acres of land, part of my homelott, butted east on a highway, west on my son Josiah's land, north on land of Michael Griswold, and south on common land. I give to my eldest daughter, Mary Ellis, 110 pounds to be her portion of which she hath already received 100. I give to my daughter Sarah 110 pounds in moveable estate, of which she has already received 75-18-11. I give to my daughter Esther 110 pounds of which she has already received 77-04-09. I give to my daughter Lydia 110 pounds in moveable estate of which she hath already received 66-02-08. I appoint my son Josiah Griswold to be sole executor. (1)

Jacob Griswold. Thomas Wright, Elisha Micks, Joseph Pynchon.


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Jacob Griswold's Timeline

April 15, 1660
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
September 25, 1686
Age 26
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Age 35
July 4, 1701
Age 41
Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States
October 25, 1702
Age 42
Wethersfield, Hartford County, CT, United States
July 22, 1737
Age 77
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
Age 76
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States