John Grenell

28 September 1786–12 August 1838 (Age 51)
Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of John

When John Grenell was born on 28 September 1786, in Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States, his father, Jonathan Grinnell, was 44 and his mother, Judith Waterhouse, was 39. He married Lucinda Rudd on 10 February 1808. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 12 August 1838, at the age of 51, and was buried in Vandalia, Cass, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Grenell
1786–1838
Lucinda Rudd
1791–1864
Marriage: 10 February 1808
Silas Grennell
1810–
Zelia Franville Grenell
1814–1842
Micajah P Grinnell
1816–1899
Thomas Waterhouse Grennell
1819–
Abigail Grennell
1822–1892
Jeremiah Rudd Grenell
1824–1888
Electa Grennell
1826–1831
Barach Grennell
1828–1888
Sylvester Grenell
1834–1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 February 1808
Middletown, Rutland Co, Vermont
children

(9)

    Silas Grennell

    Male1810–Male

    Zelia Franville Grenell

    Female1814–1842Female

    Micajah P Grinnell

    Male1816–1899Male

    Thomas Waterhouse Grennell

    Male1819–Male

    Female1822–1892Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 5

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant of Greenhill .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Grenald, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • John Grenald, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • John Grinell in entry for Sylvester M. Grinell, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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