Husband: George Griswold (1)
Born: 19 May 1633 in Kenilworth, Warwick, England
Married: 03 Oct 1655 in Windsor, Hartford, CT
Died: 03 Sep 1704 in Poquonock, CT
Father: Edward Griswold
Mother: Margaret
Spouses:
Wife: Mary Holcomb (2)
Born: 04 Apr 1635 in Dorchester, Suffolk, MA
Died: 04 Apr 1708 in Windsor, Hartford, CT
Father: Thomas Holcomb
Mother: Elizabeth
Spouses:
Children
01 (M): Daniel Griswold (3)
Born: 01 Oct 1656 in Windsor, Hartford, CT
Died: 1728 in Windsor, Hartford, CT
Spouses: Mindwell Bissell
Additional Information

George Griswold:

Notes:

From Wayne Olsen:

From "The Gustin and Carlisle Genealogy", by Lester C. Gustin, 1954,Modern Press, Newton, MA:

George made his home in Poquonoc, CT in 1649 where he purchased land from the Indians. Poquonoc was then about 6 miles from Windsor and those families venturing out to this settlement had no protection from any danger that might come or from the Indians. However, from the records, we find that this family was never molested. Probably from the fact that he dealt honestly with the Indians and treated them fairly, they respected him; he was known to be of a kindly disposition. He was made freeman in 1669; was a large land owner and a man of high respectability. A sturdy active citizen, but he did not aspire to public office. In 1685 he was mentioned in the Windsor Patent and in 1676 he contributed to the poor of other colonies. In 1679 he had a warehouse on the north side of the Rivulet near the ferry and traded with England and the West Indies.

Listed in LDS Ancestral File, AFN: 1LV1-S7

From "The Griswold Family: The First Five Generations in America." The Griswold Family Association, 1990:

In 1649 George moved his home to Poquonoc where he had purchased land from the Indians. Being six miles from Windsor, there was no protection from danger. From the records, we find this family was never molested. Probably because he dealt honestly and fairly with the Indians, they respected him.
George was made a freeman in 1669, was a large landowner and a man greatly respected. He was a sturdy active citizen but did not aspire to political office. Records show that in 1676 he contributed to the poor of other colonies; in 1679 he had a warehouse on the north side of the Rivulet near the ferry; and in 1685 he was mentioned in Windsor Patent. He engaged in trade with England and the West Indies.

From "The Phelps-Marshall Kinship", by Nancy S. McBride, McClure PrintingCo., Vienna VA 1977:

With his brother Joseph, George inherited land at Elm Grove in the western section of Windsor and purchased land at Poquonock in 1659. Among their issue was a son Daniel and a son Thomas. ...

From the Holcombe Family Assn Website:

She married George Griswold in Windsor, CT, October 3, 1655.(12) George was born Kenilworth, England. George(13) was the son of Edward Griswold and Margaret. George died September 3, 1704 Poquonock, CT, at 71years of age. In 1649 George moved his home to Poquonck where he had purchased land from the Indians. Being six miles from Windsor, there was no protection from danger. From the records, we find this family was never molested. Probably because he dealt honestly and fairly with the Indians, they respected him.

George was made a freeman in 1669, was a large landowner and a man greatly respected. He was a sturdy active citizen but did not aspire to political office. Records show that in 1676 he contributed to the poor of other colonies; in 1679 he had a warehouse on the north side of the Rivulet near the ferry; and in 1685 he was mentioned in Windsor patent. He engaged in trade with England and the West Indies.

His estate is given in Hartford Probate VII:108; IX:10,11; Manwaring II:70. Inventory was taken October 2, 1704. An agreement made by the widow and children for the settlement of the estate is recorded. This agreement also mentions his granddaughter Abigail Griswold and daughters Mary Cooley and Deborah Moore.

Footnotes
  1. Olsen, Wayne, PAF file: Boslow_Anc_Stevens.paf (rec'd via EMail 0n 14 APR 2002).
  2. Autry, PJ (contact)<pjautry@aol.com>, Guyette, Sherman, Autry, et.al.
  3. <Matunes@compfun.net>, Three1252 (Ancestry.com).
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