Sarah Griswold

11 May 1749–15 February 1791 (Age 41)
East Haddam, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Griswold was born on 11 May 1749, in East Haddam, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Caleb Griswold, was 43 and her mother, Abigail Bunce, was 40. She married Amos White I on 8 April 1767, in East Haddam, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 15 February 1791, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Amos White I
1745–1825
Sarah Griswold
1749–1791
Marriage: 8 April 1767
Abigail White
1769–1831
Amos White II
1772–
William White
1774–1775
Amos White
1774–1775
Sarah White
1775–1840
William White
1778–1782
George White
1781–1782
Elizabeth White
1784–1849
Charles White
1785–1842
George White
1787–1862
Sophia White
1789–1790
George White
1789–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 April 1767East Haddam, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Name Meaning

    English (Warwickshire): habitational name from Griswolds Farm in Snitterfield, Warwickshire, which is named with Old English grēosn ‘gravel’ + weald ‘woodland’.History: Edward Griswold (1607–91) and his family were Puritans who came to the American colonies from Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire, England, on the Mary and John, arriving on 30 May 1630. They settled first in Dorchester, MA, and in 1639 moved to Windsor, VT. Their relative, Matthew Griswold, came to New England in 1639, settling eventually in Lyme, CT.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Griswell

    Sources (32)

    • Sarah in entry for Elizabeth White, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Sarah G. White in entry for George White, "New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988"
    • Sarah in entry for William White, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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