Andrew Griscom

Andrew Griscom (1654 - 1694)

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Andrew Griscom
Born in Walesmap [uncertain]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 7 Feb 1685 (to 18 Sep 1694) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Americamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniamap
Profile last modified 16 Jan 2020 | Created 11 Nov 2008
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Biography

Andrew immigrated to Philadelpia in 1680.[1] He married Sarah Dole 7 Feb 1685.[2]


Andrew's will was dated July 4, 1694 and proven October 1 of the same year. His wife Sarah was named the sole executrix. The estate went to Sarah and their unnamed children. Legacies were included for mother Grizell Morris and Sarah's brother John Dole. Property included an estate held in Germantown and a lot adjoining Joseph Brown's lot. Overseers: John Dole, Philip James and Joseph Willcox.[3]

Children:

TOBIAS GRISCOM (est.1686-1719/20) Itm Mar 5 1710/11 DEBORAH GABITAS Settled in Newton Township (Camden), Gloucester (Camden) County, New Jersey Colony. See his profile.
SAMUEL GRISCOM (est.1688-by1694). He is shown on the family tree, died sometime before his father. [4]
DAVID GRISCOM (est.1690-by1694). He is shown on the family tree, died sometime before his father. [5]
SARAH GRISCOM (c1693-bur.Aug 10 1773).[6] A Quaker, remained single, in 1721/2 moved to Philadelphia PA,[7][8] had a corset shop on Jones Alley between Front and 2nd, north of Market,[9] and died in her early 80s.

Sources

  1. Name: Andrew Griscom Arrival Year: 1680 Arrival Place: New Jersey Source Publication Code: 928.37 Primary Immigrant: Griscom, Andrew Annotation: Date and port of arrival or date and place of naturalization. Entries located in no. 28 are indicated in this index by the code A. Extracted from Pennsylvania Archives, 3rd serial, vol. 14. Many German names. Source Bibliography: BREITBARD, GAIL. Some 1769 Taxpayers in the City of Philadelphia, Mulberry Ward. Title varies. In The Lost Palatine, no. 27 (1985), pp. 3-6; no. 28 (1985), p. 3. Page: 3 Source Citation Place: New Jersey; Year: 1680; Page Number: 3
  2. Name: Andrew Griscom Marriage Date: 7 Feb 1685 Marriage Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Spouse's Name: Sarah Dole Original data: Pennsylvania Marriage Records. Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Archives Printed Series, 1876. Series 2, Series 6.
  3. Philadelphia County Wills, 1682-1819. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1900. A:264 ancestry.com
  4. Griscom family tree made by Anna Griscom dau. of Samuel>Wm>Andrew>Tobias>Andrew the immigrant, for Clement Acton Griscom in 1876. [Griscom Tree/CAG]: gives only his name. He is not named in father's or step-grandfether’s will.
  5. Griscom Tree/CAG: gives only his name. He is not named in father's or step-grandfather*s will.
  6. Griscom Tree/CAG: gives only her name. Is named in father's will. Phila. NDMM (Swarthmore records): buried age 80.
  7. Timmins, William D. and Robert W. Yarrington Jr., Betsy Ross, the Griscom..Legacy. (1983), p.34.
  8. Hinshaw, William W., Encyclopedia of Ameri­can Quaker Genealogy, p.537: Phila. rocf Newton dtd 1721/2,12,12.
  9. Timmins pp.34,35.

See also:

  • Jordan, John Woolf. "Griscom Family", Colonial Families of Philadelphia, volume 2, Lewis Publishing Company, Philadelphia (1911), page 1067 Google Books
  • Family of Scull. Early hist. of the fam. of Scull of Wales, Eng. and Holland. By Will. Ellis Scull. Philadelphia. 1930. (28p.):10
  • Genealogical and memorial history of the state of New Jersey : a book of the achievements of her people
  • History and genealogy of Fenwick's Colony


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