Lieutenant Andrew Griswold

1753–1825 (Age 72)
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Andrew

When Lieutenant Andrew Griswold was born on 13 October 1753, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Joseph Griswold, was 24 and his mother, Lydia Pearson, was 39. He married Anna Carew on 16 June 1791, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in New London, Connecticut, United States in 1820. He registered for military service in 1775. He died on 28 September 1825, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Lieutenant Andrew Griswold
1753–1825
Anna Carew
1768–1842
Marriage: 16 June 1791
Chapman Griswold
1794–1859
Amanda Griswold
1796–1820
Joseph Andrew Griswold
1811–1884

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
16 June 1791
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 23

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

Age 28

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 38

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Griswolds Farm in Snitterfield, Warwickshire, which is probably named with Old English grēosn ‘gravel’ + weald ‘woodland’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Griswold, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Andrew Griswold, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Andrew Griswold, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"

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