Alexander Viets Griswold

Alexander Viets Griswold

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alexander Viets Griswold (April 22, 1766 - February 15, 1843) was the Episcopal Bishop of the Eastern Diocese, which included all of New England with the exception of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut. Born in Simsbury, Connecticut as the son of Elisha Griswold and Eunice Viets, Griswold died in Boston, Massachusetts. He married Elizabeth Mitchelson on 6 May 1785 or 1786 at Scotland (now Bloomfield), CT. They had 12 children. Griswold received the degree of D.D. from Brown in 1810, from Princeton in 1811, and fro Harvard in 1812. He was ordained deacon on June 7, 1795, and priest on October 1, 1795. Griswold served three small churches in Litchfield County and also taught school. Griswold was chosen rector of St. Michael's Church, Bristol, Rhode Island, in 1804. He was elected bishop and consecrated on May 31, 1811.
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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 259g
  • United States
  • English
  • 613673110X
  • 9786136731100