Grigg was one of several African Americans enslaved
by Westbury's Rev. John Trumbull. During the Revolutionary
War, Grigg served as a private in the army. He was hired
into the Continental Army in the 12th Company Tenth Regiment
of Militia on September 9th, 1777 by Rev. Trumbull. Grigg
died July 1, 1779 in Watertown.