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Susannah (Hancock) Griscom (abt. 1720 - bef. 1753)

Susannah Griscom formerly Hancock
Born about in Evesham Township, Burlington Co. New Jersey Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married 1737 in Chester Twp, Burlington C. NJmap
Descendants descendants
Died before before about age 33 in Egg Harbor Township, Gloucester (Atlantic) Countymap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Nov 2008
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Note: The Susannah Hancock, who married Andrew Griscom, was NOT from the Hancocks/Chambless families of Salem Co. as some believe.

Susannah was the daughter of John and Mary (Gurnell) Hancock of Evesham Township, Burlington Co. NJ. She married Andrew Griscom at the Chester Meeting in July of 1737.[1][2][3][4]

Her widowed mother had married George Matlack. Per Asa Matlack it was "a great wedding" on account of "the splendid entertainment.”[5].

See husband's profile.

Susannah was born in 1722. She passed away in 1750.


  1. Clement, John, Sketches of the First Emi­grants (1877), p.403: Chester records, year only.
  2. Craig, H. Stanley, South Jersey Marriages, p.74: Haddonfield Min.
  3. Shourds, Thomas, History and Genealogy of Fenwick's Colony, p.142: erroneous­ly says that she was dau. of John & Mary (Chambless) Hancock of Alloways Creek.
  4. Griscom Tree/CAG: says, in error, that she was Susannah Denn.
  5. Lee, Frances B., Genealogical and Memorial History of the State of New Jersey (1910), p.1265. It erroneous­ly says that she was dau. of John & Mary (Chambless) Hancock of Alloways Creek. [

U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 BIRTH, BAPTISM & CHRISTENING Name Susannah Hancock Spouse Andrew Griscom

Spouse Susannah Hancock Marriage 7 July 1737 Chester Meeting House or Salem,NJ

CITING THIS RECORD The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index (IGI)," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2018-01-22), entry for Andrew II Griscom.

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Hancock-10739 and Hancock-1 appear to represent the same person because: Appear to be the same profile. Please check.
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