The Founders of Hartford
Thomas Gridley, Hartford, 1639, a proprietor by courtesie of the town ; his home-lot was on the
south side of the road from George Steele's to the South Meadow ; was of Windsor, Sept. 5, 1639 ; had been one of
the thirty men sent from Windsor to the Pequot fight under Capt. Mason, and his heirs received a grant of
fifty acres, Oct. 12, 16i 71. He In. Sept. 29, 1644, in Hartford, Mary Semmor, perhaps Seymour, and she may have
been sister of Richard Seymour. He appears to have been interested in the settlement of Nonotuck (.Northampton), as
he was present at. a meeting of the proprietors held in Springfield, Oct. 3, 1653. But he d. in Hartford; inv. June
12, 1655, £282. 12. 6. His widow, Mary, m. (2) Deacon John Langdou, of Farmington.