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date: 16 October 2019

Pinney, Eunice Griswoldlocked

(09 February 1770–12 May 1849)
  • Susan R. Foster

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Pinney, Eunice Griswold (09 February 1770–12 May 1849), amateur watercolor painter, was born in Simsbury, Connecticut, the daughter of Elisha Griswold and Eunice Viets, farmers. The Viets and Griswold families were prosperous as well as influential in the affairs of the Episcopal church in Simsbury, so Eunice and her siblings enjoyed the advantages of wealth and education. Eunice is said to have been “a woman of uncommonly extensive reading.” ...

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