Roger Griswold

M, b. circa 1542, d. before 1605
      The following Chancery Prceedings (Tag 41:100) explains the relationship and location of three generations of Griswolds, as well as placing Roger as the eldest of the three sons of Roger. Their birthdates are computed from the known baptismal date of George.
     
     ________________Chancery Proceedings
     _____2 Jas I, G 11/26 Public Record office
     (no date in body of the document, but in later hand written on 17 Nov. 1607) The Bill (i.e. petition: wording badly worn away on one edge)
     
     
      Roger Greswold of Kenilworth yeoman says that about March 44 Eliz 1602/3 there was... between him on one part and Thos Braband, Anne mother of the said Thomas then wife of Thomas Hart, the same Thomas Hart, Richard Holmes and Alice on the other part, Certain closes or fields called Broomfields and other lands then in their possession to be purchased by Roger Greswold deceased father of the petitioner.
     
     
      The lands were entailed to the heirs male of William Greswold deceased.
     
     
      There was an arbitration before Sir Thomas Leigh. The petitioner "being in great necessity and need of money" showed the award to one Thomas Greswold who was then about to buy the lands.
     
     
      He alleges that Roger senior had thought wrongfully that the land was not entailed and sold it to Thomas Braband and Co.
     
     
      The reply is that the defendant's father John Brabonde bought the property from Roger senior deceased.
     
He was a yeoman. Roger was born circa 1542 at England.1 He was the son of William Griswold and Elizabeth NN----. He married an unknown person circa 1568.1 Roger Griswold was present at George Griswold's christening on 6 November 1574 at Wooten Wawen, county Warwickshire, England.2,3 Roger died before 1605.1

Children of Roger Griswold

Citations

  1. [S37] Griswold Family, Griswold, Glenn E. , pg 7.
  2. [S75] Buell Family, Welles, Albert , pg 27,.
  3. [S145] Landed Gentry, Burke's , pg 2721.

Roger Griswold

M, b. circa 1570
     Roger was born circa 1570 at England.1 He was the son of Roger Griswold.

Citations

  1. [S37] Griswold Family, Griswold, Glenn E. , pg 8.

Thomas Griswold

M, b. circa 1572
     Thomas was born circa 1572 at England.1 He was the son of Roger Griswold.

Citations

  1. [S37] Griswold Family, Griswold, Glenn E. , pg 8.

William Griswold

M, b. circa 1513, d. before 1571
      William Griswold is the first of the family we can be sure of for the emigrants, Edward and Matthew. Five know children were born to him. The order of their birth is taken from the will, which lists males first, then females, each in order of birth. The were probably intermixed, and Roger could have been anywhere from second to fifth.
     
William was born circa 1513.1 He married Elizabeth NN---- circa 1535.1 William died before 1571.1

Children of William Griswold and Elizabeth NN----

Citations

  1. [S37] Griswold Family, Griswold, Glenn E. , pg 6.

Elizabeth NN----

F, d. after 1571/1572
     She married William Griswold circa 1535.1 Elizabeth died after 1571/1572.1

Children of Elizabeth NN---- and William Griswold

Citations

  1. [S37] Griswold Family, Griswold, Glenn E. , pg 6.

Thomas Griswold

M, b. circa 1540
     Thomas was born circa 1540.1 He was the son of William Griswold and Elizabeth NN----.

Citations

  1. [S37] Griswold Family, Griswold, Glenn E. , pg 6.

Isabel Griswold

F, b. circa 1543
     Isabel was born circa 1543.1 She was the daughter of William Griswold and Elizabeth NN----.

Citations

  1. [S37] Griswold Family, Griswold, Glenn E. , pg 6.

Margaret Griswold

F, b. circa 1546
     Margaret was born circa 1546.1 She was the daughter of William Griswold and Elizabeth NN----.

Citations

  1. [S37] Griswold Family, Griswold, Glenn E. , pg 6.

Mary Griswold

F, b. circa 1549
     Mary was born circa 1549.1 She was the daughter of William Griswold and Elizabeth NN----.

Citations

  1. [S37] Griswold Family, Griswold, Glenn E. , pg 6.

Sarah Diamond

F
     Sarah was born.1 She married Edward Griswold before 1672.1

Citations

  1. [S37] Griswold Family, Griswold, Glenn E. , pg 12.

John Griswold

M, b. before 10 January 1635/1636 (, d. 1642
     John was born before 10 January 1635/1636 ( at Kenilworth, county Warwick, England. He was christened on 10 January 1635/36 at Kenilworth, county Warwick, England.1 He was the son of Edward Griswold and Margaret Hicks? John died in 1642 at Windsor, Connecticut.1

Citations

  1. [S37] Griswold Family, Griswold, Glenn E. , pg 13.

Lydia Griswold

F, b. before 17 November 1637 (chr., d. before 1639
     Lydia was born before 17 November 1637 (chr. at Kenilworth, county Warwick, England. She was christened on 17 November 1637 at Kenilworth, county Warwick, England.1 She was the daughter of Edward Griswold and Margaret Hicks? Lydia died before 1639 at Kenilworth, county Warwick, England.1

Citations

  1. [S37] Griswold Family, Griswold, Glenn E. , pg 13.

William Swift

M, b. circa 1627, d. 7 January 1705/6
     William Swift was baptized on 25 April 1627 at St. Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, Surrey, England.1 William was born circa 1627 at Bermondsey, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of William Swift and Joan, Jean, Jane NN----.
     
     William Swift was probably born in England and probably came over with his parents, first residing at Watertown, Massachusetts, as early as 1634, and later at Sandwich, in Plymouth colony, where he became a man of some prominence, serving as deputy to the general court in 1673, 74, 77, and 78. His will is recorded in the Barnstable County Probate Office, vol II, page 217.3
     
     
He married Ruth Parsons.4 He married NN---- NN---- before 1651. William died on 7 January 1705/6 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.5

Children of William Swift and NN---- NN----

Citations

  1. [S582] Jane Fletcher Fiske, TAG, 307 v. 77 no. 3 p.171.
  2. [S582] Jane Fletcher Fiske, TAG, Vol 2 pg 24, Conn, by Cutter pg 100.
  3. [S582] Jane Fletcher Fiske, TAG, p. 161-172.
  4. [S170] NE Marriages Prior, Torrey, Clarence A. , pg 724, Conn, by Cutter pg 100.
  5. [S82] TAG, Jacobus, Donald , vol 2 pg 25, Conn, by Cutter pg 100.

Hannah Swift

F, b. 11 March 1651/52
     Hannah was born on 11 March 1651/52 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of William Swift and NN---- NN----.

Citations

  1. [S475] Conn, by Cutter pg 100.

William Swift

M, b. 28 August 1654
     William was born on 28 August 1654 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of William Swift and NN---- NN----.

Citations

  1. [S416] Conn. by Cutter pg 100.

Ephraim Swift

M, b. 7 June 1656
     Ephraim was born on 7 June 1656 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of William Swift and NN---- NN----.

Citations

  1. [S416] Conn. by Cutter pg 100.

Mary Swift

F, b. 7 April 1659
     Mary was born on 7 April 1659 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of William Swift and NN---- NN----.

Citations

  1. [S416] Conn. by Cutter pg 100.

Samuel Swift

M, b. 10 August 1662
     Samuel was born on 10 August 1662 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of William Swift and NN---- NN----.

Citations

  1. [S416] Conn. by Cutter pg 100.

Josiah Swift

M, b. after 1662/63
     Josiah was born after 1662/63 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of William Swift and NN---- NN----.

Citations

  1. [S416] Conn. by Cutter pg 100.

Jirah Swift

M, b. circa 1670
     Jirah was born circa 1670 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of William Swift and NN---- NN----.

Citations

  1. [S416] Conn. by Cutter pg 100.

Hesther Swift

F, b. after 1669/70
     Hesther was born after 1669/70 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of William Swift and NN---- NN----.

Citations

  1. [S82] TAG, Jacobus, Donald , vol 2 pg 28, Conn. by Cutter pg 100.

Dinah Swift

F, b. after 1669/70
     Dinah was born after 1669/70 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of William Swift and NN---- NN----.

Citations

  1. [S416] Conn. by Cutter pg 100.

Thomas Richards

M, b. after 1615/16, d. circa 1649
     Thomas was born after 1615/16 at England.1 He was the son of Thomas Richards and Wealthean Loring. Thomas died circa 1649.1

Citations

  1. [S407] Weymouth, Ma, by Chamberlain pg 589.

John Richards1

M, b. circa 1625
     John died. He was baptized on 13 February 1625 at Pitminster, South Trendle, county Somerset, England. John was born circa 1625 at Pitminster, South Trendle, county Somerset, England.2 He was the son of Thomas Richards and Wealthean Loring.

Citations

  1. [S329] Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration Begins.
  2. [S407] Weymouth, Ma, by Chamberlain pg 589.

Alice Richards

F, b. circa 1629, d. 12 December 1671
     Alice was born circa 1629.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Richards and Wealthean Loring. Alice died on 12 December 1671.2

Citations

  1. [S407] Weymouth, Ma, by Chamberlain pg 589.
  2. [S329] Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration Begins, v. 3 p. 1577.

Anna Richards1

F, b. circa 1626
     Anna was born circa 1626 at Pitminster, South Trendle, county Somerset, England.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Richards and Wealthean Loring. She was baptized on 1 November 1626 at Pitminster, South Trendle, county Somerset, England.

Citations

  1. [S329] Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration Begins.
  2. [S407] Weymouth, Ma, by Chamberlain pg 589.

James Richards

M, b. circa 1632
     James was born circa 1632 at Pitminster, South Trendle, county Somerset, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Richards and Wealthean Loring. He was baptized on 13 September 1632 at Pitminster, South Trendle, county Somerset, England.

Citations

  1. [S407] Weymouth, Ma, by Chamberlain pg 589.

Benjamin Richards1

M, b. circa 1638
     Benjamin was born circa 1638.2 He was the son of Thomas Richards and Wealthean Loring.

Citations

  1. [S329] Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration Begins.
  2. [S407] Weymouth, Ma, by Chamberlain pg 589.

Joseph Richards1

M, b. circa 1636
     Joseph was born circa 1636.2 He was the son of Thomas Richards and Wealthean Loring.

Citations

  1. [S329] Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration Begins.
  2. [S407] Weymouth, Ma, by Chamberlain pg 589.

Hannah Richards

F, b. circa 1630, d. 10 November 1651
     Hannah was born circa 1630 at Pitminster, South Trendle, county Somerset, England. She was the daughter of Thomas Richards and Wealthean Loring. She was baptized on 26 October 1630 at Pitminster, South Trendle, county Somerset, England. Hannah died on 10 November 1651 at Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S407] Weymouth, Ma, by Chamberlain pg 589.