Eunice Stanley

15 January 1732–15 December 1805 (Age 73)
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Eunice

When Eunice Stanley was born on 15 January 1732, in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Nathaniel Stanley, was 52 and her mother, Sarah Smith, was 41. She married Zaccheus Griswold Jr. on 13 March 1755, in Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 15 December 1805, in Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Old Poquonock Burying Ground, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Zaccheus Griswold Jr.
1730–1819
Eunice Stanley
1732–1805
Marriage: 13 March 1755
Infant Griswold
1756–1756
Earstus Zaccheus Griswold
1766–1829
Anna Griswold
1769–
Olive Griswold
1757–
Oliver Griswold
1757–
Alexander D Griswold
1760–1850
Darius Griswold
1764–1789
Johannah Griswold
1777–1834

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 March 1755
Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(8)

    Infant Griswold

    Male1756–1756Male

    Olive Griswold

    Female1757–Female

    Oliver Griswold

    Male1757–Male

    Male1760–1850Male

    Darius Griswold

    Male1764–1789Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Sarah Stanley

    Female1715–1736Female

    Female1717–1770Female

    Elizabeth Rella Stanley

    Female1719–1749Female

    Female1722–1815Female

    Nathaniel Stanly Jr.

    Male1724–1798Male

+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 44

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

Age 49

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.
1791

Age 59

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.2 Americanized form of any of various like-sounding names in other European languages, for example Polish Stanislawski and Greek Anastasiou.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eunice Stanley in entry for Zacheus Griswold, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Eunice Stanley, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Eunice Griswold, "Find A Grave Index"

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