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  • ID: I477
  • Name: Roger GRISWOLD
  • Prefix: Gov.
  • Given Name: Roger
  • Surname: Griswold
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: E90D5C2F9350DE48BD3EB0512018FB560FA9
  • Change Date: 10 Mar 2014
  • Birth: 21 MAY 1762 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut 1
  • Death: 25 OCT 1812 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut
  • Burial: Griswold Cemetery, Black Hall, Lyme (Old Lyme), Connecticut
  • Note: www.findagrave.com - GRid=7370690
  • Occupation: Governor, State of Connecticut 1811/12 Lyme, New London, Connecticut
  • Ancestral File #: NDP2-F6 2
  • Event: Biography
  • Note:
    "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress : 1774-Present," McBride, Rita M. “Roger Griswold: Connecticut Federalist.” Ph.D. diss., Yale University, 1948.
    "GRISWOLD, Roger, (grandfather of Matthew Griswold), a Representative from Connecticut; born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., May 21, 1762; pursued classical studies, and was graduated from Yale College in 1780; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1783 and commenced practice in Norwich; returned to Lyme in 1794; elected as a Federalist to the Fourth and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1795, until his resignation in 1805 before the convening of the Ninth Congress; chairman, Committee on Revisal and Unfinished Business (Sixth Congress), Committee on Ways and Means (Sixth Congress); declined the portfolio of Secretary of War tendered by President Adams in 1801; served as a judge of the supreme court of Connecticut in 1807; presidential elector on the Pinckney and King ticket; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut 1809-1811; Governor of the State from 1811 until his death in Norwich, Conn., on October 25, 1812; interment in Griswold Cemetery at Black Hall, in the town of Lyme (now Old Lyme), Conn."




    Father: Matthew GRISWOLD b: 25 MAR 1714 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut
    Mother: Ursula WOLCOTT b: 30 OCT 1724 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut

    Marriage 1 Fanny ROGERS b: 28 MAR 1767 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut
    • Married: 27 OCT 1788 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Charles Chandler GRISWOLD b: 8 FEB 1791
    2. Has Children Matthew GRISWOLD b: 13 SEP 1792
    3. Has Children Frances Ann GRISWOLD b: 15 JAN 1795 in , , Connecticut
    4. Has No Children Roger Wolcott GRISWOLD b: 15 MAR 1797 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut
    5. Has Children Mary Ann (Marian) GRISWOLD b: 4 JAN 1802
    6. Has Children William Frederick GRISWOLD b: 22 MAR 1804 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: The Griswold Family The First Five Generations in America
      Title: Esther Griswold French and Robert Lewis French, compilers and editors, "The Griswold Family The First Five Generations in America" (Wethersfield, Connecticut: The Griswold Family Association, 1990)
      Page: 196 and 213
    2. Abbrev: LDS
      Title: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [Copyright 2011, Intellectual Reserve, Inc.]
    3. Abbrev: The Griswold Family The First Five Generations in America
      Title: Esther Griswold French and Robert Lewis French, compilers and editors, "The Griswold Family The First Five Generations in America" (Wethersfield, Connecticut: The Griswold Family Association, 1990)
      Page: 213

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