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David Griswold

Male 1701 - 1760  (58 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  David Griswold was born 6 Aug 1701, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut (son of Daniel Griswold and Mindwell Bissell); died 1 Aug 1760.

    David married Huldah Brown 23 Dec 1731, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. Huldah (daughter of Cornelius Brown and Abigail Barber) was born 17 Nov 1709, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 1785. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Joel Griswold was born 1734, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 11 Apr 1811, Bloomfield, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Old Bloomfield Cemetery, Bloomfield, Connecticut.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Daniel Griswold was born 1 Oct 1656, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut (son of George Griswold and Mary Holcombe); died 1728.

    Daniel married Mindwell Bissell 3 Feb 1681, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. Mindwell (daughter of Nathaniel Bissell and Mindwell Moore) was born 3 Oct 1663, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 31 Dec 1728, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Mindwell Bissell was born 3 Oct 1663, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut (daughter of Nathaniel Bissell and Mindwell Moore); died 31 Dec 1728, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 1. David Griswold was born 6 Aug 1701, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 1 Aug 1760.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  George Griswold was born 19 May 1633, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England (son of Deacon Edward Griswold and Margaret); died 3 Sep 1704, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    George married Mary Holcombe 3 Oct 1655, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. Mary (daughter of Thomas Holcombe and Elizabeth) was born 1635, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died 4 Apr 1708, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Mary Holcombe was born 1635, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts (daughter of Thomas Holcombe and Elizabeth); died 4 Apr 1708, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 2. Daniel Griswold was born 1 Oct 1656, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 1728.

  3. 6.  Nathaniel Bissell was born 24 Sep 1640, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut (son of John Bissell and (Unknown wife of John Bissell)); died 12 Mar 1714, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 27 Sep 1640, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut

    Nathaniel married Mindwell Moore 25 Sep 1662, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. Mindwell (daughter of Deacon John Moore and (Unknown wife of Deacon John Moore)) was born 10 Jul 1643, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 24 Nov 1682, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Mindwell Moore was born 10 Jul 1643, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut (daughter of Deacon John Moore and (Unknown wife of Deacon John Moore)); died 24 Nov 1682, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 3. Mindwell Bissell was born 3 Oct 1663, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 31 Dec 1728, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Deacon Edward Griswold was born Bef 26 Jul 1607, Wooten Wawen, Warwickshire, England (son of George Griswold and Dousabel Leigh); died 1691, Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 26 Jul 1607, Wooten Wawen, Warwickshire, England

    Notes:

    Emigrated to New England in about 1638 or 1639, as shown by various of his later depositions. He appears to have been associated with the Rev. Ephraim Huet, of Wroxhall, near Kenilworth in Warwickshire, who was persecuted for nonconformity in 1638 by Archbishop Laud and who was driven to emigrate in or about 1639, probably in company with Edward Griswold and quite possibly also in company with Joseph Loomis.

    "On August 17, 1639, the Reverend Huet, with a party that doubless included these two ancestors of ours, arrived at Windsor, Connecticut, where he became the first teacher in the church and colleague with its pastor." [Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines, citation details below.]

    "A founder of Windsor, Conn.; later settled at Killingsworth, Conn.; was deputy Gen. court, justice, deacon; built 'Old Fort' at Springfield,Mass." [Ancestors and Descendants of Andrew Lee and Clarinda Knapp Allen]

    "According to [Mormon Pioneer Genealogy Library] projections, the largest family in America today is the posterity of Robert White (b. ca. 1560) & Bridget Allgar, with a Mormon posterity of 430,000 and an American posterity of 29 million. The next five families are Edward Griswold and Margaret, Joseph Loomis and Mary White (daughter of Robert and Bridget above), Gerard Spencer and Alice Whitbread, Thomas Ford and Elizabeth Charde, and Thomas Bliss and Margaret Hulins, each with a Mormon posterity of 270,000 and an American posterity of 18 million." (Michel L. Call and Gary Boyd Roberts, "Mormon Pioneer Genealogy Library Acquired by NEHGS," 1985.

    Deacon married Margaret Abt 1630, England. Margaret was born Abt 1609; died 23 Aug 1670, Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut; was buried , Congregational Cemetery, Clinton, Middlesex, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Margaret was born Abt 1609; died 23 Aug 1670, Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut; was buried , Congregational Cemetery, Clinton, Middlesex, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. Deborah Griswold was born , Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 7 Feb 1718.
    2. 4. George Griswold was born 19 May 1633, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England; died 3 Sep 1704, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.
    3. Deacon John Griswold was born Jul 1652, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 7 Aug 1717, Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut.

  3. 10.  Thomas Holcombe was born , England; died 7 Sep 1657, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    First recorded at Dorchester, Massachusetts on 4 May 1634; later removed to Windsor, Connecticut.

    Thomas married Elizabeth. Elizabeth was born , England; died 7 Oct 1679, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Elizabeth was born , England; died 7 Oct 1679, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 5. Mary Holcombe was born 1635, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died 4 Apr 1708, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

  5. 12.  John Bissell died 3 Oct 1677, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    No evidence of his presence in New England before 1634. Moved from Plymouth to Windsor in about 1639.

    John married (Unknown wife of John Bissell). (Unknown died 21 May 1641, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  (Unknown wife of John Bissell) died 21 May 1641, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Windsor town records: "The wife of John Bissell dyed May 21st 1641".

    Sometimes given as "Mary Drake" or "Elizabeth Thompson," but no proof of either name is known to us.

    Children:
    1. 6. Nathaniel Bissell was born 24 Sep 1640, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 12 Mar 1714, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

  7. 14.  Deacon John Moore was born Abt 1603, England; died 18 Sep 1677, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried , Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 18 Sep 1677, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut

    Notes:

    Emigrated 1630; first at Dorchester, then Windsor in 1638. Deacon at Windsor.

    Deacon married (Unknown wife of Deacon John Moore) Bef 1628. (Unknown died Aft 2 Dec 1677. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  (Unknown wife of Deacon John Moore) died Aft 2 Dec 1677.

    Notes:

    Whatever her identity, according to Robert Charles Anderson (The Great Migration), on 22 Sec 1677 she was one of only six women in the Windsor church who had also been a member of the church at Dorchester.

    Children:
    1. 7. Mindwell Moore was born 10 Jul 1643, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut; died 24 Nov 1682, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.