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beth (Hathaway) Stone. They reside in Milton, Mass.
Mr. Stone graduated from Harvard in 1875 and has been
engaged in business affairs in Boston. He is a director in
many corporations. Children:

i. EDITH GRINNELL, b. March 21, 1882; m. Charles Par-
sons Clifford. (See No. 528.) Five children.
404. ii. ELIZABETH HATHAWAY, b. Aug. 13, 1885.



359. NATHALIE HOLDREDGE S (Mary R. Grinnell.* Corne-
lius Grinnell? Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), daughter of
Henry and Mary R. (Grinnell) Holdrege was born at Irv-
ington-on-Hudson, N. Y., Oct. 8, 1857. She married at
Falmouth, Mass., Oct. 7, 1885, Daniel Bontecou, born at
Springfield, Mass., Sept. 14, 1851. They reside in Kansas
City. Mr. Bontecou graduated from the College of the
City of New York in 1871. He is a consulting engineer
and associate member of the Naval Consulting Board.
Two sons are in the war service. Children, born in
Kansas City:

405. i. DANIEL, b. March 20, 1887.

ii. KUSSELL, b. Feb. 17, 1889. He has been with the
General Fire Extinguisher Co., Kansas City, and is
now a lieutenant of artillery overseas,
iiu HELEN, b. Jan. 13, 1892.



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406. iv. FREDERIC HOLDREGE, b. Nov. 30, 1893, Lieutenant of

artillery in Prance.

407. v. NATHALIE HOLDREGE, b. Oct. 15, 1895.

360. EDMUND GRINNED (Joseph G. Grinnell* Corne-
lius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of Joseph
G. and Lydia W. (Presbury) Grinnell, was born in New
Bedford, Oct. 13, 1850, and died there Aug. 26, 1892. He
carried on the iron foundry business. He married, Nov.
19, 1875, Jennie Gibbs Swift, daughter of Humphrey
Hathaway and Jane Elizabeth (Gibbs) Swift, born Jan.
2, 1850. Children :

i. EDMUND, b. Oct. 2, 1877. He studied at Harvard Col-
lege and is a well known musician and composer of
New Bedford. In 1917 he enlisted in the Naval
Reserve Force, and is chief boatswain 's mate.

ii. EACHEL LEE, b. Feb. 9, 1879.

iii. RALPH RUSSELL, b. May 5, d. Sept. 9, 1883.

iv. KATHARINE, b. May 5, 1885.

408. v. SUSAN WILLIAMS, b. Jan. 15, 1888.

361. ARTHUR GORDON GRINNELL S (Joseph G. Grinnell, 4
Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of
Joseph G. and Lydia W. (Presbury) Grinnell, was born
in New Bedford July 6, 1854. Mr. Grinnell is an artist
of great talent, and at his studio in New Bedford devotes
much time to wood-carving. He has served as a trustee
of the New Bedford Free Public Library and has been
active in the work of the Red Cross.



362. JOSEPHINE G. GRINNELL B (Joseph G. Grinnell*
Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), daughter
of Joseph G. and Lydia W. (Presbury) Grinnell, was born
in New Bedford, June 6, 1856. She married, Dec. 4, 1879,
Hon. Morgan Eotch, son of Hon. William J. and Emily
(Morgan) Rotch, born April 8, 1848, died Jan. 30, 1910.
Both William J. and Morgan Rotch were mayors of New
Bedford. Children :

409. i. ARTHUR GRINNELL, b. Nov. 22, 1880.

410. ii. EMILY MORGAN, b. March 21, 1882.

363. CHARLES SPENCER GRINNELL S (Edmund Grinnell,*
Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of



SYLVIA GRINNELL 'S DESCENDANTS 267

Edmund and Mary (Wood) Grinnell, was born in Louis-
ville, Ky., March 30, 1843, and died in Brandenburg, Ky.,
April 15, 1894. He was a school teacher for many years.
He married Harriet M. Beall of Brandenburg. Children:

i. MARY BEALL, b. Feb. 25, 1867; d. April 1, 1877.

411. ii. WILLIAM FOULKES, b. May 20, 1869.

iii. SIGISMUNDA, b. Oct. 1, 1871; d. Dec. 22, 1871.
iv. ADAM BANKIN, b. Sept. 17, 1873; d. Oct. 6, 1873.
v. PRESTON WORK, b. May 27, 1875. He is a travelling

salesman, with headquarters in Chicago,
vi. JULIET EANKIN, b. Oct. 10, 1878; d. Dec. 23, 1879.

412. vii. EDMOND BEALL, b. Feb. 11, 1880.

413. viii. HENRY GOUGH, b. June 14, 1882.

414. ix. DAVID SCOTT, b. Sept. 19, 1884.

x. HATTIE VIRGINIA, b. Oct. 11, 1886. Besides in Leitch-
field, Ky.



364. EDWIN MORGAN GRINNELL S (William R. Grinnell,*
Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 ), son of
William R. and Charlotte Van W. (Irving) Grinnell, was
born March 18, 1849, and resides in New York City. He
married Sarah Jackson Stone, daughter of Dr. John
Osgood and Catherine Cabot (Jackson) Stone of New
York. Children :

415. i. KATHARINE, b. Dec. 9, 1882.

416. ii. CHARLOTTE IRVING, b. Nov. 1, 1884.

417. iii. DOROTHY QUINCY, b. Jan. 27, 1886.

iv. LAWRENCE IRVING, b. Jan. 14, 1889. He was educated
at Harvard. Is second lieutenant of cavalry, Officers '
Eeserve Corps.

v. EGBERT STONE, b. July 30, 1892. He attended the
Plattsburg Training Camp for war service.



365. WILLIAM IRVING GRINNELL S (William R. Grin-
nell,* Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ),
son of William R. and Charlotte Van W. (Irving) Grin-
nell, was born May 3, 1855. He resides in Freestone, Cal.
He married Lucy Alice MacNabb. Daughter :

i. MAY IRVING, m. May 31, 1916, Mark Hollingsworth
Edwards, of Kentfield, Cal.



366. CORNELIUS HOWLAND GRINNELL S (Francis Grin-
nell, 4 Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Hou'la-nd, Gideon 1 ), son



268 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

of Francis and Marion G. (Johnson) Grinnell, was born
Oct. 22, 1847, and died in Wyoming, March 3, 1916. He
married (1) Dec. 8, 1874, Clara Saberton, born April 27,
1854, died March 1, 1902; (2) Dec. 14, 1909, Lillian Mar-
garet Smith, born Sept. 28, 1881. Children, by first mar-
riage :

i. MARION WINIFRED, b. Oct. 11, 1877; d. Aug. 21, 1894.

ii. JOSEPH SABERTON, b. June 25, 1879; d. Oct. 29, 1906.

iii. LAWRENCE EUSSELL, b. Sept. 28, 1891; m. Elda
Fleischer. Besides in Sheridan, Wyo.



367. ROBERT JOHNSON GRINNED (Francis Grinnell*
Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 ), son oi:
Francis and Marion G. (Johnson) Grinnell, was born
March 25, 1851, and died Oct. 23, 1913, at Greenville, S. C.
He married (1) Dec. 8, 1874, Sylvia A. Goe, born March
30, 1855, died Dec. 9, 1898; (2) Eva Nesbitt, who resides
in Greenville, S. C. Children :

By first marriage:

i. BERNARD JOHNSON, b. March 18, 1876; m. Aug. 8,
1910, Ollie Josephine Dormer. Besides in Acme, Wyo.
ii. BEGINALD E., b. Aug. 16, 1877; m. Mary Neely. Pro-
prietor B. E. G. Oil Co., Florence, S. C.
iii. KATHERINE, b. June 20, 1879; m. Lawrence W. Bivers.

Besides in New Orleans, La.
iv. ERNEST, b. June 12, 1881; deceased.

By second marriage:

v. BOBBIE NESBITT, b. June 3, 1900.

vi. ERNEST MARION, b. Nov. 28, 1902.

vii. CHARLEY ALTON, b. July 17, 1905.



368. FRANK MARION GRINNELL S ( Francis Grinnell,*
Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 ), son of.
Francis and Marion G. (Johnson) Grinnell, was born June
18, 1853. He married Nov. 17, 1881, Margaret Hyde Rob-
ertson, born Aug. 9, 1852. He resides at Carrollton, Ky.
Daughter :

i. KATHLEEN WINIFRED, b. Jan. 15, 1890; m. Alfred
Adams.

369. GALES MARSHALL GRINNELL S (Francis Grinnell,*
Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 ), son of



SYLVIA GRINNELL'S DESCENDANTS 269

Francis and Marion G. (Johnson) Grinnell, was born Dec.
23, 1855. He married Sept. 5, 1889, Pamelia M. Goe, born
Sept. 5, 1864. He resides in Stockton, Cal. Son:
i. BAILEY WILLIS, b. Feb. 1, 1897.

370. WILLIAM LEE GRINNELL 5 (Francis Grinnell,* Cor-
nelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of Fran-
cis and Marion G. (Johnson) Grinnell, was born Jan. 7,
1864. He married Jan. 30, 1889, Ethel Galloway, born
Jan. 7, 1865. He resides in Portland, Ore. Children:

i. GEORGE GALES, b. March 22, 1893; m. Ruth Dovey

Woodcock,
ii. FRANK MARION, b. June 14, 1900; d. Jan. 2, 1907.

371. MORTON RUSSELL GRINNELL S (Francis Grinnell, 4
Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of
Francis and Marion G. (Johnson) Grinnell, was born Feb.
28, 1867. He resides at Yellow Springs, Ohio, where he
carries on the Spring Lea Stock Farm, breeding regis-
tered Hereford cattle and Duroc Jersey swine, and is also
proprietor of the Spring Lea Mills, manufacturing gra-
ham Hour, buckwheat flour, and corn meal, and agri-
cultural lime. He married June 14, 1892, Lucy Estella
Kolp, born Feb. 19, 1873. Children :

i. MARJORIE MARSHALL, b. May 9, 1893.

ii. MALCOLM SEATON, b. Nov. 23, 1894. He joined the

National Army in the fall of 1917.

iii. EALPH KOLP, b. May 9, 1897.

iv. HAROLD RUSSELL, b. March 24, 1901.

v. MARY MARION, b. Aug. 26, 1906; d. Aug. 24, 1908.

vi. CORNELIUS, b. Oct. 12, 1909.



372. GRINNELL WILLIS S (Cornelia Grinnell* Cornelius
Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Rowland, Gideon^-), son of Nathaniel
Parker and Cornelia (Grinnell) Willis, was born in New
York City April 28, 1848. He graduated in 1870 from
Harvard, where he was the famous stroke oar of the col-
lege crew. In the fall of 1870 he became associated with
a large wholesale dry goods house in New York, represent-
ing it in Philadelphia from 1875 to 1880, and subsequent-
ly returning to his New York connection, where he re-
mained until 1889. In that year Mr. Willis was appoint-



270 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

ed New York agent for the Wamsutta Mills of New Bed-
ford and opened a dry goods converting and commission
business under his own name, the firm of Grinnell Willis
& Co. being one of the best known in New York for the
succeeding quarter of a century. He retired in 1916, and
makes his home at Morristown, N. J. Mr. Willis is the
author of sketches of travels, and other prose writings.
He married in New York, Oct. 24, 1874, Mary Baker
Haydock, daughter of Robert and Hannah (Wharton)
Haydock, born March 13, 1849, died June 27, 1911. Chil-
dren:

418. i. HANNAH HAYDOCK, b. Dec. 31, 1875.

419. ii. CORNELIA GRINNELL, b. Aug. 28, 1877.

420. iii. JOSEPH GRINNELL, b. July 27, J879.



373. LILIAN WiLLis 5 (Cornelia Grinnell,* Cornelius
Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon*), daughter of
Nathaniel Parker and Cornelia (Grinnell) Willis, was
born in New York City, April 27, 1850. She married, May
20, 1886, at New Bedford, Robert Apthorp Boit, son of
Edward Darley and Jane Parkinson (Hubbard) Boit,
born in Boston, April 29, 1846. He is a business man of
Boston. Residence, Longwood (Brookline), Mass. Chil-
dren, born in Longwood :

i. ALICE T., b. May 3, 1887; m. Dec. 5, 1914, William A.
Burnham, son of William A. and Alice (Munroe)
Bnrnham of Boston.
421. ii. JOHN EDWARD, b. Nov. 20, 1889.

[A daughter of Mr. Boit by a former marriage, Mary A. Boit, mar-
ried Dr. Hugh Cabot, the eminent Boston surgeon, now at the head
of the Harvard Surgical Unit in France.]



374. BAILED WiLLis 5 (Cornelia Grinnell* Cornelius
Grinnell, 3 Sylvia- Howland, Gideon?-}, son of Nathaniel
Parker and Cornelia (Grinnell) Willis, was born at Idle-
wild on the Hudson, N. Y., May 31, 1857. He graduated
from the Columbia School of Mines, New York, in 1878,
and has become prominent as a geologist. For thirty
years he was connected with the United States Geological
Survey. He had charge of the Appalachian division and
also the Cascade Range and Puget Sound division, and
was editor of the Geologic Atlas of the United States.



SYLVIA GRINNELL'S DESCENDANTS 271

From 1897 to 1902 he was assistant to the director of the
survey. He also engaged in geological explorations in
China under the auspices of the Carnegie Institution of
Washington. Prof. Willis has been a lecturer on geology
at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Chi-
cago, and is now a member of the faculty of Stanford
University, California. He married (1) April 25, 1882, at
Covington, Ky., Altona H. Grinnell, daughter of Francis
and Marion G. (Johnson) Grinnell (See No. 338, ii), born
Dec. 12, 1848, at Potomska, Mass., died April 16, 1896, at
Baltimore; (2) April 21, 1898, at Washington, Margaret D.
Baker, daughter of Frank and May (Cole) Baker, born
in Washington, June 30, 1874. Children :

By first marriage:

i. MARION, b. and d. Sept. 1884.

ii. HOPE, b. Nov. 15, 1885; m. Seward H. Rathbun. Re-
sides in Cambridge, Mass.

By second marriage:

iii. CORNELIUS GRINNELL. b. Jan. 26, 1899.
iv. ROBIN ERIC, b. Oct. '13, 1900.
v. MARGARET, b. Oct. 6, 1908.



375. HENRY BIGELOW GRINNELL S (John C. Grinnell,*
William P. Grinnell? Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon*), son of
John C. and Isabella A. (Bigelow) Grinnell, was born
May 7, 1849, and married Georgianna Lorraine Whiting
of South Braintree, Mass., Oct. 17, 1874. He lives in
Providence, R. I. Children:

422. i. GEORGE HENRY, b. Nov. 23, 1875.

423. ii. ALICE LORRAINE, b. July 13, 1879.

iii. WILLIS HOWLAND, b. Jan. 17, 1893; m. Jan. 1, 1916,
Lilla Belle Norcross, daughter of Burt F. and Mary
E. (Ross) Norcross of Mattapan, Mass.

iv. HAROLD BILLINGS, b. Aug. 8, 1895.



376. CHARLES TAPPAN GRINNELL S (John C. Grinnell*
William P. Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of
John C. and Isabella A. (Bigelow) Grinnell, was born
June 26, 1864, in New Bedford, where he lived until he was
seven years of age. He has been in the shoe business sincr-
early life, and for a number of years has been connected
with the Wallace Shoe Co. in Boston. He married June



272 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

26, 1895, Blanche W. Sheldon, daughter of George F. and
Harriet A. (Lewis) Sheldon. There are no children.

377. ANNIE LAURA GRINNELL S (Henry Grinnell* Wil-
liam P. Grinnell? Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 }, daughter of
Henry and Mary A. (Decker) Grinnell, was born April
2, 1867, and died Nov. 29, 1891. She married in July,
1885, Thomas G. Shoudy. Children :

i. MARY JANE, b. July 11, 1886. Lives in Fairbault, Minn.
ii. ANNIE LAURIE, b. Aug. 1, 1889; m. (1) Andrew J. Bar-
row; (2) Henry H. Allen. Lives in Leakville, Sas-
katchewan, Canada.

378. Lucius HENRY NoRRis 5 (Sylvia H. Grinnell,*
William P. Grinnell? Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon*-}, son of
John and Sylvia H. (Grinnell) Norris, was born June 4,
1866. He lived abroad with his parents, and in 1887 left
Brussels and went to California, where he has since re-
sided. He is in business at Piedmont, in that state. He
married Johanna Theodora Elise Westrik, born in Sura-
karta, Island of Java, Jan. 11, 1863. Children:

i. HELEN, b. Oct. 31, 1891 ; deceased.
ii. JOHN, b. Oct. 11, 1892.
iii. Lucius GRINNELL, b. March 2, 1898.

379. REGINALD NoRRis 5 (Sylvia H. Grinnell* William
P. Grinnell? Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of John and
Sylvia H. (Grinnell) Norris, was born in Paris, France,
Sept. 16, 1874. After his preliminary education in pri-
vate schools abroad, he entered the Massachusetts Insti-
tute of Technology in 1892, but left before graduation.
From 1895 to 1917 he was engaged in banking and as a
bond salesman in San Francisco, Cal. Following a course
at the Presidio Training Camp in 1917 he was commis-
sioned first lieutenant of infantry in the National Army,
and was assigned to duty at Camp Lewis, Wash. In the
summer of 1918 he w r as sent overseas. Lieut. Norris mar-
ried Sept. 1906, Charlotte F. Williams of Portland, Ore.,
who died March 31, 1914. There are no children.

380. JOSEPHINE LUCY GRINNELL S (Robert M. Grinnell,*
Henry Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 }, daughter of



SYLVIA GRINNELL 'S DESCENDANTS 273

Robert M. and Sophie (Van Alen) Grinnell, married (1)
Frederick Harold Van Rensselaer; (2) Harold Rogers
Woolf; (3) Robert Stewart Smith. Mr. and Mrs Smith
reside at Fair Acres, Elwood, N. J. Daughter, by first
marriage :

i. LUCY SYLVIA GRINNELL VAN RENSSELAER. b. Jan. 19,
1899.



381. HENRY GEINNELI/ (Henry W. Grinnell* Henry
Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon*), son of Henry W.
and Louisa I. (Platt) Grinnell, was born Sept. 27, 1875.
He has been connected with the United States forestry
service. Mr. Grinnell is married and has a daughter:

i. DOROTHY.



382. TEMPLE BOWDOIN S (Julia I. Grinnell* Moses H.
Grinnell,* Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 }, son of George S.
and Julia I. (Grinnell) Bowdoin, was born at Irvington,
N. Y., July 24, 1863, and died in New York City, Dec. 2,
1914. He was descended from the famous Bowdoin fam-
ily of Massachusetts, patrons of Bowdoin College at
Brunswick, Maine, named in honor of Governor James
Bowdoin. His great-great grandmother, Lady Temple,
was a daughter of the governor. His paternal grand-
mother was Frances Hamilton, a granddaughter of Alex-
ander Hamilton. Graduating from Columbia College in
1885 he entered the banking business, and for over twenty-
five years was with J. Pierpont Morgan & Co., being for
more than fifteen years a member of the firm. He was
the accounting expert and had charge of that department.
Mr. Bowdoin left a large estate. By his will, after liberal
bequests to his son, numerous relatives, and employes, he
gave $50,000 to the Boys' Club of New York City; $25,000
to Bowdoin College; $10,000 to the Hospital Book and
Newspaper Society; and $15,000 to Zion Church, Wappin-
gers Falls, N. Y. The will also provided, in the event of
the death of testator's son, without surviving issue, before
the age of thirty years, for additional public bequests
amounting to $650,000, including $100,000 each to Bow-
doin College and Columbia College. Mr. Bowdoin married



274 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

Helen Parish Kingsford of New York, who died Aug. 9,
1912. Son :

424. i. GEORGE TEMPLE, b. April 6, 1898.

383. FANNY HAMILTON BowooiN 5 (Julia I. Grinnell,*
Moses H. Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), daughter
of George S. and Julia I. (Grinnell) Bowdoin, was born in
New York, Sept. 4, 1866, and died June 8, 1894. She mar-
ried Daniel Parish Kingsford, a business man of New
York. Son :

i. IRVING BOWDOIN, b. Feb. 17, 1891. He graduated from
Princeton, and was for a time connected with the
firm of J. Pierpont Morgan & Co., but has retired
from active business owing to poor health. He re-
sides at Convent Station, N. J.



384. EDITH HOWARD CusniNG 5 (Fanny L. Grinnell,*
Moses H. Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), daughter
of Thomas F. and Fanny L. (Grinnell) Gushing, was born
Jan. 26, 1871. She married Blair Fairchild, son of Charles
Fairchild, a banker of Boston, and they reside in Paris,
France. Previously Mr. Fairchild had been secretary of
Lloyd Griscom, American minister to Persia. He has
written symphonic and chamber music, besides a large
number of songs, most of which have been published in
France.

385. HARRY MOSES GRINNELL 5 (Moses J. Grinnell,*
James M. Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of
Moses J. and Letitia E. (Cooper) Grinnell, was born
April 9, 1860 in Dodge County, Minn. In May, 1884, he
moved to Washington Territory, settling across the bay
from Tacoma, subsequently residing in Tacoma, and Seat-
tle, his present home. He served as deputy United States
marshal, deputy sheriff and police officer, later entering
the insurance business, and is now general agent for the
Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Co. Mr. Grinnell is prom-
inent in Freemasonry. He married in Minnesota, Oct. 25,
1882, Clara L. Terry, daughter of Horace and Adelaide
Terry. Children :

425. i. FRED H., b. May 10, 1886.

426. ii. HARRIET MAE, b. May 11, 1892.



SYLVIA GRINNELL 'S DESCENDANTS 275

386. CHARLES HERBERT GRINNELL S (Moses J. Grinnell*
James M. Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of
Moses J. and Letitia E. (Cooper) Grinnell, was born in
Mantorville, Minn., Oct. 23, 1862, and died in Tacoma,
Wash., Dec. 31, 1915. He removed in 1889 to Tacoma
where he entered the retail grocery business. In 1897 he
was appointed deputy state grain inspector, and in 1900
formed a connection with a large wholesale grocery house
which in 1906 became the Tacoma Grocery Co., of which
he was elected president and general manager. Under
his guidance it became one of the leading wholesale grocery
houses of the Pacific Northwest. Mr. Grinnell was a trus-
tee of the First Baptist Church and an effective worker in
the Tacoma Commercial Club. He married in March,
1885, Emma A. Briggs. Children:

427. i. ETHEL AGNES, b. Jan. 10, 1886.

ii. SYLVIA HOWLAND, b. Feb. 2, 1887 ; m. W. Coy Meredith,

who is connected with the Tacoma Grocery Co.
iii. EMMA CHARLOTTE, b. Feb. 11, 1894.
iv. CHARLES HERBERT, b. March 17, 1896; a graduate of
the Washington State University.

387. GEORGE W. GRINNELL S (John W, Grinnell,*
James M. Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of
John W. and Lydia (Newton) Grinnell, was born July 13,
1879. He married Mrs. Minnie (Hackett) Champion, and
lives at Saybrook, Conn., where he is a foreman electrician
for the New Haven road. In 1898 he served in a Connecti-
cut regiment during the war with Spain. No children.



388. ALICE ALMY GRINNELL" (Frederick Grinnell, 5
Lawrence Grinnell,* Cornelius Grinnell 3 Sylvia 2 How-
land, Gideon 1 ), daughter of Frederick and Alice B.
(Almy) Grinnell, was born Nov. 19, 1870. She married
Robert W. Taft of Providence, where they reside. Mr.
Taft is a manufacturer of cotton goods and president of
the Merchants National Bank of Providence. Children:

428. i. ELEANOR, b. July 24, 1894.

ii. MARY FRANCES, b. Sept. 15, 1904.



389. RUSSELL GRINNELL G (Frederick Grinnell, 6 Law-
rence Grinnell* Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Howland,



276 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

Gideon 1 }, son of Frederick and Mary B. (Page) Grinnell,
was born Aug. 3, 1875. Graduating from Brown Univer-
sity in 1897 he became connected with the General Fire
Extinguisher Co., of which he has been vice-president
since 1906. He is also a director of the Gorham Mfg. Co.,
the Morse Twist Drill & Machine Co., and of the Mechan-
ics National Bank, New Bedford. Mr. Grinnell married
Oct. 24, 1900, Rose L. Gifford, daughter of Robert Swain
Gifford, an eminent artist, and Frances (Eliot) Gifford;
she is a granddaughter of T. D. Eliot who drew the Sylvia
Ann Rowland will. They reside in Providence. Children:

i. RUSSELL, b. Dec. 18, 1913.
ii. ROSE, b. Feb. 11, 1917.



390. LYDIA GRINNELL G (Frederick Grinnell, 5 Law-
rence Grinnell,* Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 Hoivland,
Gideon 1 ), daughter of Frederick and Mary B. (Page)
Grinnell, was born Oct. 17, 1878. She married June 13,
1900, John W. Knowles of New Bedford, son of John P.
and Sarah (Edson) Knowles. He has been treasurer of
the Page Mill and the Agawam Finishing Co. Children:

i. GRINNELL, b. Sept. 16, 1901.

ii. JOHN EDSON, b. Oct. 17, 1902.

iii. LAWRENCE GRINNELL, b. Jan. 2, 1904.

iv. RUSSELL, b. April 26, 1908.

v. SHIRLEY, b. July 30, 1916.



391. LAWRENCE GRINNELL S (Frederick Grinnell, 5
Lawrence Grinnell* Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2 -Howland,
Gideon 1 ), son of Frederick and Mary B. (Page) Grinnell,
was born June 18, 1885, and graduated from Harvard Col-
lege in 1908. A graduate of the officers' training camp
at Plattsburg, he was commissioned a first lieutenant in
1917, and went to France with the Ninth United States
Infantry in September, 1917. He married Oct. 3, 1907,
Emily Morgan Severance, daughter of Pierre C. and Isa-
bel Morgan (Rotch) Severance (See No. 408), and they
reside in New Bedford and South Dartmouth. Children :

i. LAWRENCE, b. Sept. 19, 1909.

ii. SYLVIA, b. March 18, 1911.

iii. PETER SEVERANCE, b. Oct. 28, 1912.

iv. EMILY MORGAN, b. July 23, 1916.



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392. DR. FRANCIS BROWNE GRINNED (Frederick Grin-
ncll, 5 Lawrence Grinnell* Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2
Hoidand, Gideon 1 }, son of Frederick and Mary B. (Page)
Grinnell, was born June 13, 1887. He graduated from
Harvard College in 1909 and from Harvard Medical
School in 1912. He took up research work and became an
instructor in Harvard Medical School. Early in the war
he went to Serbia for relief work with Dr. Strong. In
February, 1917, he went to France with one of the Har-
vard Medical Units and was stationed at General Hospi-
tal 22, British Expeditionary Force. Later he received a
commission with rank of captain in the British Medical
Service, enlisting for the duration of the war. He married
Elizabeth M. Plummer. Children:

i. FREDERICK, b. Dec. 29, 1909.
ii. FRANCIS BROWNE, b. Feb. 6, 1911.
iii. ROBERT, b. Oct. 14, 1913.

392a. HAROLD DUNCAN GRINNELL S (Richard W. Grin-
nell, 5 Lawrence Grinnell* Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2
Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of Richard W. and Leonora (Gard-
ner) Grinnell, was born Jan. 24, 1880. Graduating from
Harvard University in 1903 he took up the study of archi-
tecture, and practiced his profession in Boston and New
York. For several years he has been treasurer and man-
ager of the G. C. A. Manufacturing Co. at Pittsfield, Mass.,
which manufactures the G. C. A. lamp renewer for electric
lights and other electrical inventions. Mr. Grinnell is
unmarried.

393. HENRY ATKINSON HOLDREGE S (George W. Hol-
drege, 5 Mary R. Grinnell* Cornelius Grinnell, 3 Sylvia 2
Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of George W. and Emily C. (At-
kinson) Holdrege, was born Nov. 12, 1873. He is general