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HELP! flag female ancestor  Edith Lelia  THAYER

  (b. 16 April 1888 Upton, Massachusetts, USA   d. 21 July 1954 Massachusetts, USA )  

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Edith Lelia THAYER was born 16 April 1888 in Upton, Massachusetts, USA

Edith Lelia THAYER was the child of Eugene Franklin THAYER   and   Ella Russell ALEXANDER

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Edith Lelia  married  Asahel GRISWOLD 26 November 1913 in Westborough, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Asahel GRISWOLD  was born 24 October 1861 in Litchfield, Connecticut, USA (Bantam) (Northfield).  Asahel died 20 January 1933 Asahel was the child of Lucius GRISWOLD and Desire GRANNIS.

Edith Lelia THAYER died 21 July 1954 in Massachusetts, USA.
Details of the family tree of Edith appear below.

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Edith Lelia THAYER


Edith Lelia THAYER married flag male ancestor Asahel GRISWOLD-- Date: 26 November 1913 Place: Westborough, Massachusetts, USA
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915 (From original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.)
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Asahel GRISWOLD was the child of Lucius GRISWOLD and Desire GRANNIS

Name: Asahel Griswold
Age: 48
Birth Year: abt 1865
Birth Place: Litchfield, Connecticut
Marriage Date: 26 Nov 1913
Marriage Place: Westboro, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Father: Lucius Griswold
Mother: Desire G Griswold
Spouse: Edith Lelin Thayer

Name: Edith Lelin Thayer
Age: 25
Birth Year: abt 1888
Birth Place: Upton, Massachusetts
Marriage Date: 26 Nov 1913
Marriage Place: Westboro, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Father: Eugene T Thayer
Mother: Ella R Thayer
Spouse: Asahel Griswold

Children of Asahel GRISWOLD and Edith Lelia THAYER:

flag male ancestor Leon Asahel GRISWOLD (b.3 March 1915, , Massachusetts, USA  d. 22 April 1990, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )

flag female ancestor Marion Eleanor GRISWOLD (b.26 June 1920, Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 13 May 2004, Lakeville, Dakota, Minnesota, USA)

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birth1888 Birth
16 April 1888
Upton, Massachusetts, USA

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Upton, Massachusetts, USA
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Upton, Massachusetts, USA
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Upton, Massachusetts, USA
Methodist Church, Upton, Mass.
marriage1913 Marriage / Partner
Edith Lelia THAYER and Asahel GRISWOLD 26 November 1913, Westborough, Massachusetts, USA (Westboro)

She was 25 years old.
1915 Birth of Child
Leon Asahel GRISWOLD was born 3 March 1915, , Massachusetts, USA

Edith Lelia was 26 years old.
1920 Birth of Child
Marion Eleanor GRISWOLD was born 26 June 1920, Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA (North Uxbridge)

Edith Lelia was 32 years old.
News1929 - October 29 - Black Tuesday - Stock market crash - The Great Depression Begins - It lasted until 1941 (WW2)
1930 - Charlton, Massachusetts
Name: Edith L Griswold
Birth Year: abt 1888
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Marital status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Homemaker?: Yes
Home in 1930: Charlton, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Map of Home: View Map
Street address: Rochdale Road Stafford St
Dwelling Number: 120
Family Number: 131
Age at first Marriage: 27
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Massachusetts
Mother's Birthplace: Massachusetts
Able to Speak English: Yes
Household Members:
Name Age
Ha* Griswold 68
Edith L Griswold 42
Leon A Griswold 15
Marion E Griswold 9
1930 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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Invention 1934 - The metal beverage can is invented (American Can Co., United States)
1940 - Brimfield, Massachusetts
Name: Edith L Griswold
Age: 52
Estimated birth year: abt 1888
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Marital status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
Map of Home in 1940: View Map
Street: Route 20
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
Residence in 1935: Same House
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 1B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 29
House Owned or Rented: Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 700
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 8th grade
Weeks Worked in 1939: 0
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: No
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Edith L Griswold 52
Leon A Griswold 25

1940 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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Invention 1940 - April - 1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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death1954 Death
21 July 1954
, Massachusetts, USA

She died at the age of 66.
Added: 6/30/2020 7:48:28 AM - Updated: 10/20/2021 4:51:26 PM
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