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An American Family History

Elizabeth Powers Davis Griswold

Greenwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts was incorporated in 1749 and dissolved in 1938. It was renamed from Quabbin in 1754 .
Quabbin was also called Quaker Plain and Narragansett. Quabbin is now under the Quabbin reservoir.

Elizabeth Powers Davis Griswold was born on May 27, 1743 in Quabbin, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. Her parents were Jeremiah Powers and Hannah Fiske. She was christened on June 5, 1743 in Greenwich.

She married Isaac Davis in 1762 when she was about nineteen. Their children and life together are described in detail in the section on Isaac and Elizabeth Davis.

She was left a widow when her husband, Isaac died in 1776 as a result of his service in the Revolutionary War.

On September 22, 1778 she married Captain Stephen Griswold who had served with her husband in the Revolution. They were married by Abraham Wood, clerk in Keene.

Elizabeth and Stephen had four daughters who are described in detail in the section on the Elizabeth and Isaac Davis family.

Children of Jeremiah Powers
and Hannah Fiske
  • Hannah Powers White
  • Captain Jeremiah Powers, II
  • Eunice Powers Bridges
  • Captain Isaac Powers
  • Aaron Powers
  • Esther Powers Gibbs
  • Elizabeth Powers Davis Griswold
  • Nathan Powers
  • Susannah Powers Hinds
  • Colonel Thomas Powers
  • Children of Isaac Davis
    and Lucy Osborn
  • Jonathan Davis
  • Lucy Davis
  • Jemima Davis McMichel
  • Jacob Davis
  • Samuel Davis
  • Isaac Davis
  • of Isaac Davis and
    Elizabeth Powers
  • Susannah Davis
  • Elizabeth Davis
  • Olive Davis
  • Joel Davis
  • Susannah Davis Shattuck
  • Eunice Davis Dwinnell
  • Lydia Davis
  • Hannah Davis
  • Abigail Davis Stephens
  • of Stephen Griswold
    and Elizabeth Powers
  • Mary Griswold
  • Clara Griswold Rockwood
  • Flavia Griswold Hendrix
  • Esther Griswold Bliss
  • The town clerk was one of the first offices in colonial America. The clerk recorded births, marriages, and deaths.

    In 1662 Hampshire County, Massachusetts was formed from the western section of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Parts of the original county became Hampden, Franklin, Berkshire and Worcester Counties.
     

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    DNA match with other descendant in this line.
    Walter Powers
    Thomas Powers
    Jeremiah Powers
    Elizabeth Powers Davis
    Eunice Davis Dwinnell
    Isaac Davis Dwinnell, Sr.
    Isaac Davis Dwinnell, Jr.
    Victoria Dwinnell Miller
    Robert Wilson Miller, Sr.
    Robert Wilson Miller, Jr.