Surname: Griggs

The genealogy and history of the Ingalls family in America 1

Richard Dexter Genealogy, 1642-1904

Being a history of the descendants of Richard Dexter of Malden, Massachusetts, from the notes of John Haven Dexter and original researches. Richard Dexter, who was admitted an inhabitant of Boston (New England), Feb. 28, 1642, came from within ten miles of the town of Slane, Co. Meath, Ireland, and belonged to a branch of that family of Dexter who were descendants of Richard de Excester, the Lord Justice of Ireland. He, with his wife Bridget, and three or more children, fled to England from the great Irish Massacre of the Protestants which commenced Oct. 27, 1641. When Richard Dexter and family left England and by what vessel, we are unable to state, but he could not have remained there long, as we know he was living at Boston prior to Feb. 28, 1642.

The genealogy and history of the Ingalls family in America 2

Baker Genealogy of Narraguagus Valley Maine

Among the very early settlers at Steuben was Lemuel Baker, who came from Roxbury, Mass. He must have come about, or soon after, the time that the Leightons came. He married a Tracy, sister of Mrs. Thomas Leighton, 2d, and Mrs. Deacon Stevens. He settled near the shore of Joy’s Bay, on what is known as Baker’s Point, afterwards near where the George Baker house is. By his first wife he had four children. George, Nabby, Rhoda, and Dolly. After the death of his first wife, which occurred while these children were young, Mr. Baker moved to Massachusetts and there married Abigail Griggs, and by her had two children, Susanna and Eli F., both born in Roxbury, and while they were young again moved to Steuben, where Lemuel and Abigail lived for the remainder of their days.

Griggs, W. H. – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon W.H. Griggs lost a 3 year old child from Scarlet fever Monday night, and Samuel Sisson’s youngest child died the same night from apoplexy of the brain. – Elgin Recorder. Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday December 17, 1891

Norman E. Griggs

Private, U. S. Marine Corps, 77th Co., 6th Machine Gun Batn., 2nd Div. Born Currituck County, June 13, 1895; son of Albert S. and Minnie P. Griggs. Entered service June 9, 1917, at Recruiting Station, Norfolk, Va. Sent to Marine Barracks, Norfolk, then transferred to Quantico, Va., July 29, 1917. Sailed for France Dec. 8, …

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