Desire Griswold

4 June 1794–22 July 1836 (Age 42)
Waltham, Addison, Vermont, United States

The Life of Desire

When Desire Griswold was born on 4 June 1794, in Waltham, Addison, Vermont, United States, her father, Adonijah Griswold, was 34 and her mother, Mary Barton, was 23. She married Richard Robley on 11 August 1814, in Addison, Addison, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 22 July 1836, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Richard Robley
1791–1879
Desire Griswold
1794–1836
Marriage: 11 August 1814
Eliza A Robley
1815–1834
Walter S. Robley
1827–1836
Henry Griswold Robley
1817–1890
George B Robley
1819–1889
Charles Robley
1822–1898
Emily Robley
1825–1872
Villroy Robley
1827–1886
Mary Robley
1833–1897

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 August 1814
Addison, Addison, Vermont, United States
children

(8)

    Female1815–1834Female

    Henry Griswold Robley

    Male1817–1890Male

    George B Robley

    Male1819–1889Male

    Charles Robley

    Male1822–1898Male

    Female1825–1872Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Adonijah Griswold

    Male1759–1841Male

    Mary Barton

    Female1770–1847Female

siblings

(12)

    Henry Grisswold

    Male1790–1850Male

    Cyrus Griswold

    Male1792–1838Male

    Female1794–1836Female

    Desire Griswold

    Female1794–1836Female

    Elias Griswold

    Male1795–1846Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 9

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1808

Age 14

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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.

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