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Sarah Griscom (abt. 1693 - 1773)

Sarah Griscom
Born about in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Colonymap
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Died at about age 80 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Colonymap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Nov 2008
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SARAH GRISCOM (c1693-bur.Aug 10 1773).[1] A Quaker, remained single, in 1721/2 moved to Philadelphia PA.[2] Had a corset shop on Jones Alley between Front and 2nd, north of Market.[3] died in her early 80s.


  1. Griscom Tree/CAG: gives only her name. Is named in father's will. Phila. NDMM (Swarthmore records): buried age 80.
  2. Timmins, William D. and Robert W. Yarrington Jr., Betsy Ross, the Griscom..Legacy. (1983), p.34. Hinshaw, William W., Encyclopedia of Ameri­can Quaker Genealogy, p.537: Phila. rocf Newton dtd 1721/2,12,12.
  3. Timmins pp.34,35.
  • Reference book.[1], p. 12, top.

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Griscom-97 and Griscom-24 do not represent the same person because: They are two different daughters of Valentine and Ann Calvert Griscom.
posted by John Griscom Jr.
Griscom-97 and Griscom-24 appear to represent the same person because: Clearly same person. Am not sure which birth date is more reliable.
posted by Richard Flanagin Jr.

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