I descend from John Grout, b. 1615, through his son John, Jr, b. 1641 in Watertown, his son Edward, b. 1685 in Sudbury, his son William, b. 1728 in Sudbury, died 1758 in Lake George, NY - scalped by indians, his son and only child William, b. 1755 in Sudbury, his son Joel, b. 1779 in Hillsboro, NH, his son William, b. 1817 in Jackson, ME, d. 1846, and through his daughter, Abigail Ann Grout, b. 1842, and who married Thomas Warren, a descendant of John Warren b. 1585, d. 1667, of Watertown, MA.Thomas and Abigail's third child was my grandfather, b. 1871.Abigail died in 1872.