Zerilla Lena Griswold

29 May 1872–28 May 1953 (Age 81)
Hyde Park, Lamoille, Vermont, United States

The Life of Zerilla Lena

When Zerilla Lena Griswold was born on 29 May 1872, in Hyde Park, Lamoille, Vermont, United States, her father, Leroy Smith Griswold, was 33 and her mother, Maria Elizabeth Webster, was 34. She married William Asa Warren about 1898, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Spencer, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Morrisville, Morristown, Lamoille, Vermont, United States in 1920. She died on 28 May 1953, in Orange, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Asa Warren
Zerilla Lena Griswold
Marriage: about 1898
Raymond Maplesdon Warren

Spouse and Children

about 1898
Vermont, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Leroy Smith Griswold


    Maria Elizabeth Webster




    Eva Maria Griswold


    Florence A Griswold


    Ellen Laura Griswold




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 19

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Zerilla G Warren in household of William A Warren, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jerrilla Griswald in household of Leroy Griswald, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rilla G Warren in household of William Warren, "United States Census, 1900"

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