Mottie Griswold

about 1816–12 June 1832 (Age 16)
Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life of Mottie

When Mottie Griswold was born about 1816, in Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, United States, her father, Jedediah Griswold I, was 49 and her mother, Sukey Waters, was 46. She died on 12 June 1832, at the age of 16.

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Family Time Line

Jedediah Griswold I
Sukey Waters
Daniel P. Griswold
Aaron Griswold I
Mottie Griswold
Jedediah Griswold II
Sukey Griswold
Sophrina Sally Griswold
Sophronia Griswold
Moses Waters Griswold
Sophia Griswold
Harry Griswold
Parthema Griswold
Lorinda Field Griswold
Joseph Griswold
Ahira Griswold

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 4

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

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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