Gideon Frisbee and Desire Grannis

My 7x Great Grandparents, Gideon Frisbee and Desire Grannis settled in Sharon, CT. Gideon was born 16 Jun 1713 in Branford, CT to Edward Frisbie and Martha Pardee. Desire was born 14 Dec 1705 in New Haven, CT to John Grannis and Elizabeth Brockett.

Gideon and Desire married 17 Jan 1733 in Branford, CT.

They had 6 children: Gideon 1734, Desire, Philip 1740, Edward 1742, Martha 1744, and John 1746.

Between 1743 and 1754, Gideon had 11 deeds in Sharon, CT. In 1758 he is selling land in Sharon and is of Oblong, NY. By 1771, he sold more land in Sharon and is of New Canaan, NY. This is the branch of the family that moved out of Connecticut and started the journey west to New York.

Red marker=Branford, CT, Yellow marker= Sharon, CT, Blue marker= Canaan, NY

It is unknown when either Gideon or Desire died or are buried. No will has been found.


Gideon Frisbie and Desire Grannis, their son,

Philip Frisbee and Phoebe Hendricks, their son,

Gideon Frisbee and Huldah Kidder, their daughter,

Free love Frisbee and Jabez Bostwick, their son,

Jabez Bostwick married Sarah Jane Chase their son,

John Day Bostwick married Ida Shelby their son,

Charles Bostwick married Alpha Wilkins their daughter,

Florence Bostwick -my grandmother


The Frisbee-Frisbie genealogy; Edward Frisbye of Branford, … Frisbee, Edward S. (Edward Selah), 1837-1920. Gideon in ancestor number 74 on page 50.

Ancestry Gideon Frisbee Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920 Father: Ed Frisbee Baptism: Aug 1713 – Branford, Connecticut, USA

“Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906,” database, FamilySearch( : 3 December 2014), Desire Grannis, 14 Dec 1705; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.

Ancestry Gideon Frisbee Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Spouse: Desire Grannis Marriage: 17 Jan 1733/4 – Branford Residence: Branford Spouse Residence Place: New Haven

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