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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John Grenell
Lucinda Rudd
Marriage: 10 February 1808
Silas Grennell
Zelia Franville Grenell
Micajah P Grinnell
Thomas Waterhouse Grennell
Abigail Grennell
Jeremiah Rudd Grenell
Electa Grennell
Barach Grennell
Sylvester Grenell

Spouse and Children

10 February 1808
Middletown, Rutland Co, Vermont


    Silas Grennell


    Zelia Franville Grenell


    Micajah P Grinnell


    Thomas Waterhouse Grennell



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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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