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Samuel Griswold

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, America
Death: Died in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, America
Place of Burial: Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Lieutenant Francis Griswold and Mary Griswold
Husband of Susannah Griswold and Hannah Tracy
Father of Samuel Griswold; John Griswold; Sarah Waterman; Lydia Abell; Francis Griswold and 3 others
Brother of Hannah (Anna) Clark; Deborah Crane; Lydia Holmes; George Griswold; Mary Cooley and 5 others
Half brother of Dorothy Griswold and Sarah Chapman

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About Samuel Griswold

  • GRISWOLD, Samuel
  • b. 16 SEP 1665 New London, New London, CT.
  • d. 9 DEC 1740 Norwich, New London, CT.
  • Parents:
  • Father: GRISWOLD, Francis
  • Family:
  • Spouse: TRACY, Hannah
  • b. 11 DEC 1667
  • d. 25 FEB 1751/2
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 10 DEC 1685 Norwich, New London, CT.
  • Spouse: HUNTINGTON, Susanna
  • b. 1 AUG 1668 Norwich, New London, CT.
  • d. 6 MAR 1726/7 Norwich, New London, CT.
  • Children:
    • GRISWOLD, Francis
    • GRISWOLD, Samuel
    • GRISWOLD, Lydia
    • GRISWOLD, Hannah
    • GRISWOLD, Sarah
    • GRISWOLD, John
    • GRISWOLD, Joseph
    • GRISWOLD, Daniel b. 25 APR 1709 Windsor, Hartford, CT. d. 22 DEC 1724 Norwich, New London, CT.
  • From: http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_21.htm#33

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  • Capt Samuel Griswold
  • Birth: Sep., 1665 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death: Dec. 2, 1740 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, USA
  • "The most of the information is from a book on the Huntington family that was published by the Huntington family association in 1915, that was on the Archives website. I am a descendant of Samuel & Susannah's son Samuel.
  • He married Susannah Huntington on Dec. 10, 1685 in Conn.
  • They had the following children:
    • Francis Griswold born Sept. 9, 1691; died April 10, 1760-Norwich, Conn.
    • Samuel Griswold born Feb. 8, 1693; died Dec. 2,1740-Norwich, Conn.
    • Lydia Griswold born May 28, 1696; died Dec. 21, 1740 Lebanon, New London, Conn.
    • Hannah Griswold born April 13, 1699; died 1761
    • Sarah Griswold born Jan. 19, 1700-01; died Mar 9, 1749-Norwich, Conn.
    • John Griswold born Dec. 16, 1703; died April 19, 1730-Norwich, Conn.
    • Joseph Griswold born Oct. 17, 1706; died 1796-Norwich, Conn.
    • Daniel Griswold born April 25, 1709 died Dec. 22, 1724.
  • His second wife was Hannah Backus Bingham Tracy .They married Nov. 18 1729. There have been no children from this union on record."
  • Information provided by P. Lewis
  • Family links:
  • Parents:
  • Francis Griswold (1629 - 1671)
  • Spouses:
  • Susannah Huntington Griswold (1668 - 1727)*
  • Hannah Backus Griswold (1676 - 1752)*
  • Children:
    • Francis Griswold (1691 - 1760)*
  • Siblings:
  • Sarah Griswold Chapman (1653 - 1692)*
  • Mary Griswold Tracy (1656 - 1711)*
  • Hannah Griswold Clark (1658 - 1687)*
  • Deborah Griswold Crane (1661 - 1704)*
  • Samuel Griswold (1665 - 1740)
  • Margaret Griswold Buckingham (1668 - 1746)*
  • Lydia Griswold Holmes (1671 - 1752)*
  • Burial: Old Norwichtown Cemetery, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, USA
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 51498356
  • From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51498356

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  • Several ancestral lines of Moses Hyde and his wife Sara Dana, married at Ashford, Conn., June 5, 1757 : with a full genealogical history of their descendants to the end of the nineteenth century : covering three hundred years and embracing ten generations by Wells, Harriette Hyde
  • https://archive.org/details/severalancestral00well2
  • https://archive.org/stream/severalancestral00well2#page/8/mode/1up
  • 1 EDWARD and Matthew Griswold were b. at Kenilworth, in Warwickshire, England. According to a deposition in the State records of Hartford, Edward was b. in 1607. They emi- grated to this country about 1640.
  • Edward brought with him a wife, Margaret, and four children. He settled at Windsor and was Representative from that place 1658-61. In 1664 he removed to Killingsworth as one of the leaders in the settlement of that place and was its first Representative, and, no doubt, gave name to the place, Killingsworth, answering to the popular pronunciation of his native place in England.
  • .... etc.
    • (1) EDWARD.
  • 2 FRANCIS, b. in England, 1632. It does not appear who he married. Not even the Christian name of his wife is mentioned, but she had four children b. at Saybrook.
  • https://archive.org/stream/severalancestral00well2#page/9/mode/1up
  • In 1660 he removed to Norwich and there were b. five other children.
  • .... etc.
  • ....Francis Griswold must also have been active in military affairs, for he was styled "Lieut." He d. Oct., 1671, from an acute disease, leaving seven children, between the ages of a few days and eighteen years.
  • Thomas Adgate and John Post acted as guardians of the minor children.
  • 3 John, b. 1634, d. 1642.
  • 4 Sarah, b. 1636, m. Samuel Phelps.
  • 5 George, b. 1638. (These four in England.)
  • 6 Anne, b. at Windsor, 1642.
  • 7 Mary, bap. Oct., 1644, m. Timothy Phelps.
  • 8 Deborah, b. June 28, 1646, m. Samuel Buell.
  • 9 Joseph, b. March 12, 1648.
  • 10 Samuel, bap. Nov. 18, 1649, d. 1673.
  • 11 John, b. Aug., 1652.
    • These children were the progenitors of many distinguished people, who are to be found in all parts of the United States.
  • https://archive.org/stream/severalancestral00well2#page/10/mode/1up
    • (2) FRANCIS.
  • 12 Sarah, b. March 28, 1653, m. Robert Chapman, of Saybrook, June 27, 1671.
  • 13 Joseph, b. June 4, 1655, d. in infancy.
  • 14 Mary, b. Aug. 26, 1656, m. (1) Jonathan Tracy, (2) Eleazer Jewett.
  • 15 Hannah, b. Dec. 11, 1658, m. William Clark.
  • 16 Deborah, b. May, 1661, m. Jonathan Crane, of Killingsworth, a very wealthy and influential man.
  • 17 Lydia, b. 1663, d. in infancy.
  • 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 Sam-
    • uel 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
    • Decembr 1740 in
    • the 76th year
    • of his age."
  • https://archive.org/stream/severalancestral00well2#page/11/mode/1up
  • 19 Margaret, b. Oct., 1668, m. Thomas Buckingham Dec. 16, 1691.
  • 20 Lydia, b. Oct., 1671.
    • "Twenty-three Griswolds had, in 1834, been graduated at Yale, and seven at other New England Colleges."
    • (18) SAMUEL.
  • 21 Francis, b. Sept. 9, 1691.
  • 22 Samuel, b. Feb. 8, 1693.
  • 23 LYDIA, b. May 28, 1696, m. Caleb Huntington, her second cousin, a grandson of Simon, the Deacon, Jan. 28, 1720.
  • 24 Hannah, b. April 13, 1699.
  • 25 Sarah, b. Jan. 19, 1701.
  • 26 John, b. Dec. 16, 1703.
  • 27 Joseph, b. Oct. 17, 1706.
  • 28 Daniel, b. April 25, 1709, d. 1724.
  • https://archive.org/stream/severalancestral00well2#page/12/mode/1up
    • HUNTINGTON LINES.
  • 29 Simon Huntington was b. in Norwich, England, and m. there Margaret Baret, dau. of Christopher Baret, Mayor of Norwich 1634 and 1648. He d. while on the voyage to this country in 1633 of smallpox and was buried at sea.
  • .... etc.
  • The family of Simon consisted of his wife, four sons and one daughter, William, Thomas, Christopher, Simon and Ann.
  • .... etc.

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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

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