- Born March 17, 1812 in Savoy, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.
- Parents were APOLLOS GRISWOLD and PRUDENCE CRAPOE.
- Married ARVILLA WETHERBEE on April 23, 1839 in Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.
- JOHN W. GRISWOLD (adopted), born August 1, 1858. Married JENNIE L. ELLIS on August 23, 1883.
History of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, by Ezra S. Stearns, pub. by the Town of Ashburnham MA, 1887. Page 724