Jennie Montague Griswold
(1858 - 1941)
Jennie Montague Griswold was active/lived in New York, District Of Columbia. Jennie Griswold is known for western landscape and mountain scene painting, elocution.
Biography Jennie Montague Griswold
Jennie Montague Griswold (American, 1858-1941) painter & elocutionist primarily known for her landscape paintings in oil and watercolor, was born in Connecticut on May 21, 1858. Her father was capitalist and merchant William Chase “Bill” Griswold (1821-1900), known for building “Griswold Block” in Salem, OR in 1856 (also known as “Griswold's Opera House”, and later the “Murphy Block”). Her mother was Jane O. Griswold (née Holcomb, 1829-).
Her parents were married on January 25, 1854 in Hartford, CT by Rev.
T.C. Brownell, and they moved from Connecticut to Salem Oregon where
W.C. Griswold had already been engaged in the mercantile business as
early as 1852
Jennie had two siblings, an older sister, Ada Griswold, who died
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