William Grinstead, I

Male 1634 - 1667  (33 years)


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  • Name William Grinstead 
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    Born 1634  East Grinstead, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1667 
    Notes 


    • The Early Family In Europe


      The name "Grinstead: (also spelled Grimstead, Grimsteed, Grinsted, Greensted, etc.) had its principal origin in England where the early family held its lands in Dorset. One of the earliest mentionings of the name, written in Latin, was in the Domesday (or Doomsday) Book of 1086 A.D. This book, compiled by the order of William the Conqueror for tax purposes, was a record of all property and land holdings in his realm, and gives us an almost complete account of the people and lands of those days - - even to the number of tenants, villians, serfs, etc.

      Twenty years earlier (in 1066) William, then Duke of Normandy, invaded England with his Norman army and in the Battle of Hastings he defeated the Saxon King Harold, whereupon he declared himself the new King of England. Then he proceeded
    Person ID I00236  McKenzie Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2017 

    Family Elizabeth Key (Kaye),   b. 1630, Warwick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Married 21 Jul 1656 
    Children 
     1. John Grinstead,   b. Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN  [natural]
     2. William Grinstead, II,   b. 20 Jan 1651, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1696  (Age 45 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F00218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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