Griselle Wakeley

1809–11 January 1838 (Age 29)
Kinsman, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life of Griselle

When Griselle Wakeley was born in 1809, her father, Samuel H Wakeley, was 47 and her mother, Anthy Terrill, was 41. She married Elijah Wakefield about 1825. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 11 January 1838, in Kinsman, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Kinsman, Trumbull, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Wakefield
Griselle Wakeley
Marriage: about 1825
Sarah Adeleza Wakefield
Naoma Wakefield
Wealthy Wakefield
Levi Wakefield
Almira Wakefield
Elijah J Wakefield

Spouse and Children

about 1825


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1810 · Change of capital city

Age 1

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 10

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. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wakeley in Hertfordshire, named from the Old English byname Waca, meaning ‘watchful’ ( see Wake ) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grizella Meekly in entry for Eli J Wakefield, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Grisella Wakefield, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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