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Thomas Gridley

Birthdate: (43)
Birthplace: Probably England
Death: June 12, 1655 (43)
Hartford, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Gridley and Elizabeth Gridley
Husband of Mary Landon
Father of Samuel Gridley and Thomas "the smithy" Gridley

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About Thomas Gridley

Biographical Summary:

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


Emigrated from Braintree, England in 1630, embarked from the good ship "Griffin" and settled at or near Boston, where he lived till 1636.

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Thomas Gridley's Timeline

1612
April 10, 1612
Probably England
1647
November 25, 1647
Age 35
Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut
1650
August 1, 1650
Age 38
Hartford, Hartford, Ct
1655
June 12, 1655
Age 43
Hartford, Connecticut Colony
1683
June 17, 1683
Age 43
Farmington, Hartford, CT
1932
February 27, 1932
Age 43
June 21, 1932
Age 43