Born: April 22, 1766, Simsbury, Connecticut.
Died: February 15, 1843, Boston, Massachusetts.
Buried: Old Village Cemetery, Dedham, Massachusetts.
Griswold served as rector of Bristol, Rhode Island (1804–29). He became bishop of the Eastern Diocese of the American Anglican Church in 1811, then bishop of Massachusetts. Dr. J. S. Stone published his memoirs.