years been identified with the oyster business.
has done much to promote the commercial activity,
advance the general welfare and secure the material
development of his town, and is recognized as one |
of the most useful and valued of its citizens.
Mr. Granniss was born Nov. 23, 1821, on the
farm in East Haven where his brother Lyman now
resides, and comes of good old Revolutionary stock,
his grandfather, Samuel Granniss. having aided the
Colonies in achieving their independence. His
great-grandfather was Joseph (jranniss. The
father of our suJjject. wlio also bore the name of |
Jose]ih. was born in the town of East Haven. July