||Margaret (Unknown) Griswold migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).|
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There is lack of agreement about her maiden name. The theories are as follows:
NOTE: THE NEXT TWO PARAGRAPHS ARE PENDING INFORMATION THAT WILL BE UPDATED LATER: About Aug. 17, 1639, Rev. Ephriam Huit arrived in Windsor, Connecticut with his company. He had been pastor at Warwickshire, England of the Kenilworth Parish and of the Puritan faith. He was censured and silenced which was the moving cause of his organizing his company and for his removal to New England. Edward and Matthew Griswold were members of this company. Edward and Margaret Griswold arrived in America in 1639 with their growing family. (The Griswold family : England-America, Vol. II. about Edward Griswold)
Margaret and Edward Griswold married in England, and their first five children were baptized in Kenilwoth Parish, England; the other children were recorded in Windsor, Connecticut. They had twelve children, but three died young, or are presumed to have died young. Their children are Sarah born in 1631, but died young; George born in 1633; Francis, a son, born in 1635; Lydia born in 1637, presumably died young and no further information is available; a second daughter, Sarah born in 1638; John born in 1642 and died young; Ann or Hannah born in 1642; Mary born in 1644; Deborah born in 1646; Joseph born in 1647; Samuel born in 1672; and a second son John born in 1652. (The Griswold family : England-America, Vol. II. Edward Griswold, and Dawes-Gates)
From Genealogical and Personal History of Western Pennsylvania:
(Edward Griswold,) He married (first) in England, in 1630, Margaret , who died August 23, 1670. Her gravestone is the oldest in the burial ground at Clinton, formerly Killingworth. Children of first wife: Sarah, born 1631, in England; George, mentioned below; Frances, 1635; Lydia, 1637; Sarah, 1638, married (first) November 10, 1650, Samuel Phelps, (second) July 21, 1670, Nathaniel Pomeroy; Ann, baptized June 19, 1642, at Windsor ; Mary, baptized October 1, 1644, married, March 19, 1661, Timothy Phelps; Deborah, June 28, 1646, married Samuel Buell ; Joseph, born and baptized March 12, 1647; Samuel, born and baptized November 16, 1649, died July 6, 1672; John, born and baptized August 16, 1652.
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