Lucy Griffin

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

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Hezekiah Hammond
1733–1813
Lucy Griffin
1737–1824
Lucy Hammond
1760–1848
Olive Hammond
1764–1810
Eleanor Hammond
1769–
Ellenor Hammond
1775–
Asahel Hammond
1778–1861
Elisha Hammond
1780–1851

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Children

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World Events (6)

1776
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

(1997: 64218;2007: 143208; 2010: 198406)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.

Possible Related Names

Griffing
Griffee
Griffy
Griffey
Griffen

Sources (15)

  • Lucy in entry for Olive Hammond, "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"

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