Biography of John W. Griswold
Monroe County, MI Biographies





JOHN W. GRISWOLD, farmer, of London, was born at Tecumseh, July 22, 1834. His parents came from New York State in 1824, traveling the distance with four horses, and their wagon loaded with their effects. John married April 6, 1858, Harriet A. Bangs, of Raisin, Lenawee county, who was born July 22, 1837. He engaged in general painting until 1868, when he came to London, locating on 85 acres of land, where he pow resides. Three children have been born to them: C. W., Minnie B. and James W. Mr. Griswold has held several offices of trust, having been township clerk five years, and at present is justice of peace; also has charge of the London cemeteries. For 16 years he has taught mnsic, and has charge of all musical interests of London.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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