Francis Griswold

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ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
Francis Griswold, son of Edward Griswold and Margaret (…), was born at England, about 1629.1 He died in October 1671,1 and was buried at Post-Gager Cemetery, Norwich, Connecticut.1

Francis married Sarah (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Saybrook, Connecticut, about 1652.2,3


Sarah (…) b. say 1634, d. aft. 18 Apr 1675
  • Sarah Griswold1 b. 28 Mar 1653, d. 7 Apr 1692
  • Joseph Griswold1 b. 4 Jun 1655, d. 30 Jul 1655
  • Mary Griswold1 b. 26 Aug 1656, d. 14 Apr 1711
  • Hannah Griswold1 b. 11 Dec 1658, d. 20 Feb 1687/88
  • Deborah Griswold1 b. 6 May 1661, d. 1704
  • Lydia Griswold1 b. Jun 1663, d. Apr 1664
  • Samuel Griswold1 b. 16 Sep 1665, d. 9 Dec 1740
  • Margaret Griswold+1 b. Oct 1668
  • Lydia Griswold1 b. 16 Oct 1671, d. Jan 1752
This person was last edited on9 Aug 2016


  1. [S993] Esther Griswold French and Robert Lewis French, The Griswold Family: The First Five Generations in America (Wethersfield, Connecticut: Griswold Family Association, 1990), 15-16, further cited as French and French, Griswold Family.
  2. [S994] David Jay Webber, "Major William2 Bradford's Second Wife: Was She the Widow of Francis2 Griswold?," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 155 (July 2001): 245-250, further cited as Webber, "Major William Bradford's Second Wife."
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 666, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).