Griswold Brothers

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Griswold Brothers is a picture, with genre photograph and group portraits. Its dimensions are 3.21 in. x 2.29 in..

It was created on Friday, July 11, 1930.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

Pictured here are Griswold brothers outside the Griswold Inn, identified as (left to right) Rev. Edwin Viets Griswold, Howard Lee Griswold, William Lawrence Griswold, Herbert W. Griswold, and George H. Griswold. They were five of fourteen children born to Worthington Franklin Griswold and Fondelia Ruth Griswold. Worthington and Fondelia Griswold raised the family in the former Griswold Inn. The Griswold inn was built in 1811 adjacent to the north-east quadrant of the Village Green by Worthington pioneer Ezra Griswold, great-grandfather of the men pictured here.

Rev. Edwin Viets Griswold (b. 1879, d. 1950) attended Ohio State University Law School and later entered Seabury Western Seminary in Evanston, IL. He married Olive L. Snyder of Chillicothe, OH. Howard Griswold (b. 1878, d. 1955) was a mechanical engineer and worked for 40 years with the Metal Products Company in New Jersey. He married Cora Roberts. William Lawrence Griswold (b. 1872, d. 1961) graduated from Ohio State University in 1892 and married Georgianna Johnson of Flint, OH. He was a municipal revenue collector and relocated to New York, then Atlanta. Herbert Griswold (b. 1882, d. 1956) was a plumber and building contractor in the Worthington area. He married Jeanette Phillips. They resided at 788 High St., the family owned building known as the Griswold Inn. George Griswold (b. 1867, d. 1938) relocated to Chicago, IL where he worked as a cook. He married twice, first to Mary Hopkins and second to Amy Schwartz.

It covers the topic Griswold Inn.

It features the people Rev. Edwin Viets Griswold, 1879-1950, Howard Griswold, ?-1955 and Herbert Griswold, 1882-1956.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 85-G-704 (box 35).

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0900.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on October 19, 2005. It was last updated November 17, 2017.