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Griswold, Connecticut, USA (Jewett City)

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Where is Griswold, Connecticut, USA? 

Griswold, New London, Connecticut, USA
Originally a part of the Pequot, the Mohegan came from the upper Hudson River Valley in New York near Lake Champlain. Sometime around 1500, both tribes left this area and moved to the Thames River Valley in southeastern Connecticut. The Mohegan called their homeland Moheganeak and occupied portions of the Thames Valley, of what was called Pachaug the area that is now Griswold.
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Griswold is a town in New London County, Connecticut, United States. Griswold contains one borough, Jewett City, and also contains the villages of Doaneville, Rixtown, Glasgo, Hopeville, and Pachaug. The town was named after Governor Roger Griswold.
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Griswold, Connecticut, USA (Jewett City) - Baptist Church, Jewett City, Conn.
Griswold, Connecticut, USA (Jewett City)

Baptist Church, Jewett City, Conn.
Griswold, Connecticut, USA (Jewett City) - Riverside Grammar School, Jewett City, Conn.
Griswold, Connecticut, USA (Jewett City)

Riverside Grammar School, Jewett City, Conn.
Griswold, Connecticut, USA (Jewett City) - Quinebaug River, Jewett City, Conn.
Griswold, Connecticut, USA (Jewett City)

Quinebaug River, Jewett City, Conn.

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1815 - (Griswold, CT) - Originally part of Preston, the town, named after Governor Roger Griswold, incorporated in 1815.

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1819 - Griswold
Griswold is a post town, situated upon the east side of the Quinibaug river, 48 miles east from...Read MORE...

1859
GRISWOLD, a township in New London co., in the state of Connecticut, U.S., 50 m. ESE of Hartford....Read MORE...

1916
Griswold, a post-township (town) and village of New London co., Conn., is bounded on the W. by the...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


St. Jean
flag  Joseph ST. JEAN (17 November 1881, Griswold, Connecticut, USA (Jewett City) - 7 March 1951 , Fall River, Massachusetts, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 112 ancestors who died in Griswold, Connecticut, USA (Jewett City).
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1739
Nathan LEONARD (22 August 1717 - abt. 1783) & Abigail HERRICK (21 October 1721 - 14 February 1811)
married 12 November 1739

1757
Samuel TYLER (21 August 1734 - 20 March 1820) & Judith BROWN (19 August 1734 - 5 August 1821)
married 17 March 1757

1766
Samuel MORSE (1745 - 1803) & Eunice BROWN (2 July 1749 - 20 September 1836)
married 24 April 1766

1769
Elias BROWN (24 February 1745 - 15 September 1806) & Sabra BILLINGS (21 January 1747 - 22 November 1820)
married 22 November 1769
 

Cemeteries in Griswold, Connecticut, USA (Jewett City)

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