Looking for Descendents of Amos W. Griswold b. abt 1824 d. 1871 Windaham Co., CT s/o Asa an Maranda (Pierce) Griswold he married July 5, 1847 in Norwich, New London Co., CT to Sarah Marion Rathburn b.Sept. 1828 Ct d. March 21, 1911 Cowlitz Co., Washington d/o Elias and Sally Rathburn. Amos and Sarah had the following known children....
1. Helen b. abt 1852 2. Isabella b. bet. 1855/58 3. Harriet L. "Hattie" b. 1857 4. Alverse H. b. 1860 married Florance E. Hall on July 30, 1896 in Cowlitz Co., Washington 5. Edwin Ervin b. 1863 married Edith children: Evelyn, Homer, Wilma, Avis, Unknown Child b.bef.1910 d. Bef. 1910, Edwin. 6. James Alfred "Jim" b. 1865 married Mytella Viola Webster poss. widow of James Clark(e) (also may have divorced), d/o Jesse B. an Betsy (Ormsby) Webster (our line) 7. William A. b. 1867 married: Mollie Jane Reece on Aug 7, 1892 in Cowlitza Co., Washington 8. Ella Eliza b. Mar. 23, 1870 married 1st. Alfred G/J Matteson on Nove. 26, 1884 married 2nd. Christain Valdamir Anderson on Nov 14, 1888 children: James A. Anderson b, Apr. 1885 (Could be son of Alfred that went by Anderson) Emma Violet Anderson b.Sept. 8, 1889 (Ella Eliza's family moved to Multnomah Co.,Oregon)
1880 Census of Windham Twp.,Windham Co., CT listed: Sarah Griswold wid. 50 CT keeping House CT CT Hattie 20 CT works in Mill CT CT Alveroe 18 CT Grocery Clerk CT CT Edwin 15 CT work in cotton mill CT CT James 13 CT at school CT CT William 12 CT " " CT CT Ella 10 ct " " CT CT
Helen and Isabella are not list so may have married in Windham CT.
Sarah moved to Cowlitz Co., Washington bet. 1880-1884. She also about this time marries Andrew J. Mateson widowed husband of both "her sister Jane" and Martha J. Gates. Along on this move was Evelyn (Webster) Larkin sister of Myrtella Viola Webster. Evelyn married on Sept 15, 1875(family Bible) Thedore Park Larkin s/o Phineaus and Martha (Barstow) Larkin. How ever in the 1880 census of Windham, CT she is still living with her parents an given as single.