GRISWOLD Family Outline Descent Tree(s) (ODT)
Name formsGreswold, Griswald, Griswold, Griswould
Griswold: The name was given to those who lived in woods inhabited by pigs. AFN
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[1714-1799] – American politician, Governor of Connecticut
[1762-1812] – American politician
A member of Congress and a governor of Connecticutt. In 1798 he became famous for brawling on the floor of the House with Matthew Lyon of Virginia, for which a line was written in a poem: "a strange, offensive brute, too old to tame, too base to shoot."
|MORSE, Samuel F(inlay) B(reese) [1791-1872] – American portraitist and inventor (telegraph) GRIS193 16C5|
|van RENSSELAER, Mrs. Schuyler [1851-1934] – American writer & art critic GRIS296 18C5|
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