Griswold, Stanley, 1763-1815

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Dates:
Birth 1763-11-14
Death 1815-08-21

Biographical notes:

Griswold was a Congregational clergyman in New Milford, Conn. (1789-1803). His Republican political sympathies made life uncomfortable in Federalist Connecticut. He left the ministry in 1803 and served as secretary of Michigan territory and as a circuit judge in the Illinois territory.

From the description of Sermons, 1789-1803. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612373284

Born in Torrington, Conn., Nov. 14, 1753; served in the Revolution; graduated from Yale in 1786; and became a rninister in 1799. In 1802 resigned; in 1803 edited a Democratic newspaper in Walpole, N.H.: in 1805 was appointed secretary of Michigan Territory, serving until 1808. In 1809 appointed to replace Edward Tiffin as senator From Ohio; in 1810 anointed judge of Illinois Territory, serving until his death in Shawneetown, Aug. 21, 1815. On Aug. 5, 1789, he married Elizabeth Flagg of East Hartford, Conn. (MMQ) (blue index cards)

From the description of Stanley Griswold correspondence, 1804-1811. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 429047847

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Subjects:

  • Christianity
  • Congregational churches--Clergy--Sermons

Occupations:

  • Clergy

Places:

  • New Milford (Conn. : Town) (as recorded)
  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • Michigan (as recorded)
  • Connecticut (as recorded)