Gideon Grinell

1767–1826 (Age 59)
Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Gideon

When Gideon Grinell was born in 1767, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Nathaniel Grinnell, was 32 and his mother, Ruth Clark, was 37. He married Abigail Wescott about 1789, in Farmington, Ontario, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died about 1826, in Greenwood, Greene Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Gideon Grinell
1767–1826
Abigail Wescott
1771–1861
Marriage: about 1789
Samuel Grinnell
1790–1866
Nathaniel Grinnell
1792–
Samantha Grinnell
1799–1877
Alvin G. Grinnell
1803–1848
John C. Grinnell
1791–1874
Ruth Deliah Grinnell
1796–
Nancy Grinnell
1799–1881
Mariah Ann Grinnell
1809–1904
Jacob Grinell
1810–1896
Benjamin Grinnell
1811–1890
Gideon Grinnell
1815–

Spouse and Children

    Male1767–1826Male

    Abigail Wescott

    Female1771–1861Female

MARRIAGE
about 1789
Farmington, Ontario, New York, United States
children

(11)

    Samuel Grinnell

    Male1790–1866Male

    John C. Grinnell

    Male1791–1874Male

    Nathaniel Grinnell

    Male1792–Male

    Female1796–Female

    Samantha Grinnell

    Female1799–1877Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Nathaniel Grinnell

    Male1735–1829Male

    Ruth Clark

    Female1730–Female

siblings

(5)

    Phebe Grinnell

    Female1759–1847Female

    Nancy Grinnell

    Female1761–Female

    Female1762–1847Female

    Male1767–1826Male

    John Grinnell

    Male1773–1828Male

World Events (8)

1776

Age 9

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 9

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1783 · A Free America

Age 16

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

Perhaps a variant of Greenhill .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gidion Grinnell, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Gedeon Grinnell, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Gideon Grinnell in entry for Jacob Grinnell, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"

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