Jehiel Griswold

25 February 1740–16 May 1827 (Age 87)
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Jehiel

When Jehiel Griswold was born on 25 February 1740, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Roger Griswold, was 33 and his mother, Mary Geer, was 30. He married Mary Pease in 1765, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 16 May 1827, in his hometown, at the age of 87, and was buried in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jehiel Griswold
1740–1827
Mary Pease
1753–1833
Marriage: 1765
Colton Griswold
1768–
Jehiel Griswold
1772–
Lucy Griswold
1774–
Esther Griswold
1777–
Ebenezer G. Griswold
1781–
Betsey Griswold
1789–1857
Griswold
1770–1770
Mary Griswold
1773–1860
Jehiel Griswold Jr
1776–
Lovice Griswold
1778–1842
Simeon Griswold
1781–1844
Hezekiah Griswold
1781–1854
George Griswold
1783–
Amariah Griswold
1787–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1765
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
children

(14)

    Colton Griswold

    Male1768–Male

    Griswold

    Male1770–1770Male

    Jehiel Griswold

    Female1772–Female

    Mary Griswold

    Female1773–1860Female

    Lucy Griswold

    Female1774–Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 36

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 41

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 46

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Griswolds Farm in Snitterfield, Warwickshire, which is probably named with Old English grēosn ‘gravel’ + weald ‘woodland’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jehiel in entry for Simeon Griswold, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Jehiel Griswold, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Jehial in entry for Mary Griswold, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"

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