Lucy Griffin

Brief Life History of Lucy

When Lucy Griffin was born on 17 April 1737, in Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Ebenezer Griffin, was 31 and her mother, Hannah Chandler, was 24. She had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Hezekiah Hammond. She died on 20 August 1824, at the age of 87, and was buried in North Cemetery, Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Hezekiah Hammond
Lucy Griffin
Lucy Hammond
Olive Hammond
Eleanor Hammond
Ellenor Hammond
Asahel Hammond
Elisha Hammond

Sources (20)

  • Luce Griffen, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Lucy Hammond, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Lucy Hammond, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

World Events (6)


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

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.

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Gruffin, Griffin, a pet form of Middle Welsh Gruffudd. In the Welsh border counties this name was introduced directly from Welsh, and in the eastern counties of England by Bretons from France who came over with the Norman conquest.

Irish: Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Ó Gríobhtha ‘descendant of Gríobhtha’, a personal name from gríobh ‘gryphon’.

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

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