Lucy Griffin

17 April 1737–20 August 1824 (Age 87)
Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life 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 3 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.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

    Hezekiah Hammond







    Ellenor Hammond



    Elisha Hammond


Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 39

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

Age 44

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

Age 46

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

1 Welsh: from a medieval Latinized form, Griffinus, of the Welsh personal name Gruffudd ( see Griffith ).2 English: nickname for a fierce or dangerous person, from Middle English griffin ‘gryphon’ (from Latin gryphus, Greek gryps, of Assyrian origin).3 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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lucy Griffen, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Luce Griffen, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Lucy Hammond, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.