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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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