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Biographical History of Massachusetts Volume 3; Biographies and Autobiographies of the Leading Men in the State (Paperback) Loot Price: R166
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Biographical History of Massachusetts Volume 3; Biographies and Autobiographies of the Leading Men in the State (Paperback)

Samuel Atkins Eliot

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1911 Excerpt: ... ETHAN DENISON GRISWOLD THIS descendent of the well-known Griswold family of Connecticut, although for many years past he did business in New York City, was a native of Colrain, Franklin County, Massachusetts. The Griswolds were prominent early settlers, the national census of 1790 showing at that time in the new nation 205 heads of families, and 967 others of the name: 8 families residing in New Hampshire, 21 in Vermont, 13 in Massachusetts, 128 in Connecticut, 32 in New York, and 3 in Pennsylvania. Ethan Denison was the first born of the children of Joseph and Louisa (Williams) Griswold. He was born March 11, 1831, and died at Poland Spring, Maine, July 22, 1910. He was named for his maternal grandfather, Ethan Allen Denison, who died in 1814 when twenty-seven years of age, leaving as his widow Eliza (Williams) Denison. Mr. Griswold's paternal grandfather was the Hon. Joseph Griswold, of Buckland, Massachusetts, who at the time of his death, in 1843, was a member of the Massachusetts State Senate. He was one of the strong men of the western part of the State in his day and generation. His wife was Louisa White, a woman of most remarkable ability and tact. She survived her husband for fifteen years. Her father, Joseph White, was born in Lancaster, Massachusetts, and died in Denmark, New York, about 1820. Her mother was Parna Brooks, born in Sterling, Massachusetts, and died in Charlemont, Massachusetts, aged about thirty-five. The parents of Major Joseph Griswold were both from Lancaster, Connecticut, and died in Delhi, New York, each aged about seventy-five years. Sketches of the lives of Joseph and Lorenzo, younger brothers of the subject of this sketch, are to be found in this work, in which information concerning the Griswolds who were prominent in foun...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Samuel Atkins Eliot
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 64
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-26607-8
Barcode: 9781154266078
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-26607-9

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