- [S205] Newspaper, Boston Daily Advertiser, 15 July 1868.
Benjamin Daniel Greene was the son of Gardner Greene.2 Benjamin Daniel Greene married Margaret Morton Quincy, daughter of Hon. Josiah/3 Quincy and Elizabeth Susan Morton, in May 1826 d.s.p.1,2
Charlotte Selina Greene1
F, d. 12 October 1883
Charlotte Selina Greene married Sir Matthew Kendal St. John Franks MD, son of Robert F. Franks and Henrietta Bushe, on 3 September 1879 in Monkstown Church, co. Dublin.1,2 Charlotte Selina Greene died on 12 October 1883 in Killiney Park.3
F, d. 1686
Elizabeth Greene married Capt. George Brent, son of George Brent and Anne Peyton, in 1667.1 Elizabeth Greene died in 1686 in child birth.
- [S131] George Norbury MacKenzie, Colonial families of the United States, Vol. VII p. 107.
- [S103] Waldo Chamberlain Sprague, Genealogies of Braintree, 3991.
Jane Greene married Job Bennett.
Jane Mary Greene1
F, b. 14 October 1827, d. 19 February 1842
Jane Mary Greene was born on 14 October 1827.1 She was the daughter of Nathaniel Greene and Abigail Sewall.1 Jane Mary Greene died on 19 February 1842 at the age of 14, however Sinnett's entry also states that Jane Mary married M.D. Dickerman on 25 December 1864.1
F, b. 5 April 1914, d. 5 July 2000
Janet Greene was born on 5 April 1914 in Massachusetts.2 She married Philip William Sewall, son of Raymond Thomas Sewall and Edith Gorham Forristall, in 1938 in Newton, Massachusetts.1 Janet Greene died on 5 July 2000 in North Reading, Massachusetts, at the age of 86.2
F, b. 6 July 1838
Juliette Augusta Greene was born on 6 July 1838 in Farmington, Maine.1,3 She was the daughter of Nathaniel Greene and Abigail Sewall.1 Juliette Augusta Greene married firstly William Dudley, son of Joseph Dudley and Nancy Bigelow, on 2 February 1860. Juliette Augusta Greene married secondly Aaron Goodale Broad on 24 June 1869 (his second wife.)1,3 Juliette Augusta Greene and Aaron Goodale Broad appear on the census of 1881 at Worcester, Massachusetts, where he is listed as a boarding house keeper. He either owns a large house or he packs his lodgers in tightly for 31 are listed in the census including 6 servants.4
Children of Juliette Augusta Greene and Aaron Goodale Broad
Julius Augustus Greene1
M, b. 6 July 1838
Julius Augustus Greene was born on 6 July 1838.1 He was the son of Nathaniel Greene and Abigail Sewall.1
Lucy Maria Greene1
F, b. 22 May 1825
Lucy Maria Greene was born on 22 May 1825.1 She was the daughter of Nathaniel Greene and Abigail Sewall.1 Lucy Maria Greene married Simeon Bruce Newton on 25 November 1870.1
Martha Cutler Greene1
F, b. 18 January 1835, d. 5 May 1838
Martha Cutler Greene was born on 18 January 1835.1 She was the daughter of Nathaniel Greene and Abigail Sewall.1 Martha Cutler Greene died on 5 May 1838 at the age of 3.1
M, b. 31 August 1792, d. 23 August 1867
Nathaniel Greene was born on 31 August 1792 in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.2 He was the son of Nathaniel Greene and Lucy Starr.2 He resided in Shrewsbury until near the close of the year 1811. He then went to Roxbury and pursued the studies preparatory for admission into college. He remained there most of the time till the end of 1813. In the spring of 1814 he went to Leicester Academy and spent two terms before entering Harvard. After leaving college he went to Hallowell, Maine, and engaged in school keeping. The next spring he took charge of Hampden Academy, where he remained throughout the year. He then began the study of theology under the instruction of Rev. David Thurston at Winthrop, Maine. In the autumn of 1820 he took charge of Hallowell Academy, in which situation he remained for three Years. In 1823, he removed with his family to Farmington, Maine, and was employed as preceptor in the academy in that place, where be continued for seven years. In 1830 he left the academy and opened a classical school in the same town and remained in it six years. In 1836 he left school teaching, purchased a farm and engaged in agricultural pursuits; in 1845 he left Maine and continued these pursuits in Shrewsbury.3 Nathaniel Greene married firstly Abigail Sewall, daughter of Rev. Samuel Sewall and Abigail Trask, on 20 August 1822 they had eight children, three sons and five daughters.2,3 Nathaniel Greene married secondly Jane Baker on 24 August 1841 in Farmington, Maine.3 Nathaniel Greene married thridly Amanda Holden on 3 February 1847 in Shrewsbury.3 Nathaniel Greene married fourthly Mrs. Daphne Brigham on 12 December 1854 in Shrewsbury.3 Nathaniel Greene died on 23 August 1867 in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, at the age of 74.2,3
Children of Nathaniel Greene and Abigail Sewall
- [S83] NEHGR, Vol. 23 p. 87 Necrology of New England Colleges.
Child of Abigail Greenhough and Nathaniel Thwing Jr.
- [S365] Eben Graves, The descendants of Henry Sewall. Vol. II (Unpublished), p. 302.
F, d. 7 May 1711
Elizabeth Greenland married Nathaniel Coney, son of John Coney, on 11 October 1699 in Hingham, Massachusetts.2 Elizabeth Greenland died on 7 May 1711.1
F, b. 3 June 1772, d. 16 September 1843
Anna Greenleaf was born on 3 June 1772.2 She was the daughter of Hon. William Greenleaf and Mary Brown.1,3 Anna Greenleaf married Hon. William Cranch, son of Richard Cranch and Mary Smith, on 6 April 1795.2 Anna Greenleaf died on 16 September 1843 in Washington, District of Columbia, at the age of 71.2
Children of Anna Greenleaf and Hon. William Cranch
- William Greenleaf Cranch2 b. 11 Jan 1796, d. Feb 1872
- Richard Cranch2 b. 26 Jun 1797, d. Aug 1824
- Anne Allen Cranch2 b. 28 Apr 1799, d. Apr 1822
- John Quincy Cranch2 b. 5 Dec 1803, d. 14 Jan 1804
- Elizabeth Eliot Cranch2 b. 3 Feb 1805, d. May 1860
- John Cranch+4 b. 2 Feb 1807
- Edward Pope Cranch5 b. 29 May 1809, d. 7 Dec 1892
- Christopher Pearse Cranch5 b. 15 May 1811, d. 21 Jul 1811
- Christopher Pearse Cranch+1 b. 8 Mar 1813, d. 20 Jan 1892
- Virginia Cranch5 b. Jan 1815, d. 30 Jan 1815
- Abigail Adams Cranch+5 b. 20 Feb 1817
- Margaret Dawes Cranch+5 b. 15 Apr 1819, d. 30 Jan 1895
- [S18] Various editors, Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, Vol. 3. p. 19.
- [S159] James Edward Greenleaf, Greenleaf family, p. 222.
- [S159] James Edward Greenleaf, Greenleaf family, p. 207.
- [S18] Various editors, Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, Vol. 7. p. 495.
- [S159] James Edward Greenleaf, Greenleaf family, p. 223.
M, b. 25 September 1786, d. 29 October 1864
Benjamin Greenleaf was born on 25 September 1786 in Haverhill, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Caleb Greenleaf and Susanna Emerson.1 He graduated from Dartmouth in 1813, and was Preceptor of Bradford Academy from Dec. 12, 1814, to April 6, 1836. He represented Bradford in the state legislature in 1837-39, and in 1839 founded the Bradford teachers' seminary which he conducted until its discontinuance in 1848. He was a pioneer educator in the natural sciences by illustrated public lectures and in leading teachers to dispense with text-books in the recitation room. As an author he was widely known. He published a tract of eight pages entitled Rules of Syntax about 1825. He also worked off the mathematical calculations for a number of almanacs, notably for the Cherokee Mission. He published text-books on arithmetic, mental and written, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry, and at the time of his death left in manuscript a System of Practical Surveying. His text-books began to issue from the press in 1835, and continued in new works and new editions almost to the time of his death. Some were translated into modern Greek and into Burmese.1 Benjamin Greenleaf married Lucretia Kimball, daughter of Col. James Kimball, on 20 November 1821 They had nine children.1,2 Benjamin Greenleaf died on 29 October 1864 in Bradford, Massachusetts, at the age of 78.1
Benjamin Greenleaf married Ann Hale.
- [S159] James Edward Greenleaf, Greenleaf family, p. 432.
M, b. 19 March 1732
Hon. Benjamin Greenleaf was born on 19 March 1732.2 He married firstly Elizabeth Chauncy, daughter of Rev. Dr. Charles Chauncy D.D. and Elizabeth Hirst, on 22 September 1757.1,2 Hon. Benjamin Greenleaf married secondly Mrs. Lucy Derby on 22 January 1784.3
Children of Hon. Benjamin Greenleaf and Elizabeth Chauncy
- [S102] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants of the Town of Boston, 1825.
- [S159] James Edward Greenleaf, Greenleaf family, p. 426.
- [S159] James Edward Greenleaf, Greenleaf family, p. 427.
- [S102] Annie Haven Thwing, Inhabitants of the Town of Boston, 25636.
- [S286] William Chauncey Fowler, Memorials of the Chaunceys, p. 58.
M, b. 16 August 1759, d. 28 January 1836
Caleb Greenleaf was born on 16 August 1759 in Newburyport, Massachusetts.2 He was the son of Timothy Greenleaf and Susanna Greenleaf.1 Caleb Greenleaf married Susanna Emerson, daughter of William Emerson and Abigail Pattee, on 13 December 1785.2 Caleb Greenleaf died on 28 January 1836 at the age of 76.2
Charles Chauncy Greenleaf1
- [S286] William Chauncey Fowler, Memorials of the Chaunceys, p. 58.
Charles Ravenscroft Greenleaf1
M, b. 2 January 1838
Charles Ravenscroft Greenleaf was born on 2 January 1838 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Rev. Patrick Henry Greenleaf and Margaret Laugton Johnson.1 He was taken by his parents to Charlestown, Mass., in 1842, and there attended the public schools, removing later to Madison, Ind., and to Cincinnati, Ohio. He was graduated from the Medical college of Ohio, at Cincinnati, in 1860, and was resident physician to the Good Samaritan hospital in Cincinnati until the breaking out of the civil war. On April 19, 1861, he was appointed assistant surgeon, 5th Ohio infantry, and served with his regiment on the field until July 19, 1861, when he became assistant surgeon, U.S.A., and was assigned to the staff of General Mansfield, commanding the defences of Washington. He was later transferred to the staff of General McClellan and served throughout the Peninsular campaign, receiving honorable mention from that general for services at Yorktown, and in the battles of Fair Oaks, Hanover Court House, Gaines's Mill and Savage's Station. He served at the battle of Antietam and as medical director of the base hospitals at Hagerstown and Harrisburg. In 1862-63 he was executive officer in charge of the Mower general hospital at Philadelphia. In 1863 he was appointed assistant medical director at Baltimore, and participated in the Gettysburg campaign. On March 13, 1865, he was brevetted captain and major for faithful and meritorious service during the war. He was then assigned to the staff of Gen. George H. Thomas and served as his attending surgeon until 1869, receiving the commission of captain, July 28, 1866. He was on frontier duty among the Nez Perces Indians in Idaho, 1869-74, and served in Alabama, Tennessee and Louisiana, 1874-78. He was commissioned major, June 26, 1876, and from 1878 to 1882 was on frontier duty in Montana, afterward serving at the recruiting depot in Columbus, Ohio, and on the staff of General Terry at Chicago until ordered to Washington as the senior assistant to the surgeon-general. During his service in Washington he represented the army medical department as a delegate to the American medical association, to the American association for physical education, to the Association of military surgeons of the United States of which he was honorary president, to the International medical congress at Rome, Italy, and in investigating medico-military methods in the armies of Great Britain, France, Germany and Switzerland. He also organized and administered the Hospital corps, U.S. army, which was authorized by congress. He was promoted deputy surgeon-general, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel in 1891. and in 1893 was placed in charge of the medical supplies of the Pacific coast, being stationed at San Francisco. He was promoted assistant surgeon-general with the rank of colonel in 1896, and in the same year was also appointed honorary professor of military hygiene at the University of California. At the outbreak of the war between Spain and the United States, in April, 1898, he was appointed chief surgeon of the army in the field, and accompanied General Miles to Cuba and Porto Rico, taking part in those campaigns. In December, 1898, he was appointed medical inspector of the army in which capacity he served until October, 1899, when he was assigned as chief surgeon to the army in the Philippine Islands, with headquarters at Manila.1
- [S18] Various editors, Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans.
Charlotte Kingman Greenleaf1
Charlotte Kingman Greenleaf was the daughter of Hon. Simon Greenleaf and Hannah Kingman.1 Charlotte Kingman Greenleaf married Samuel Fuller, son of Rev. Samuel Fuller and Ruth Pond, on 15 July 1830.1
- [S18] Various editors, Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans.
M, b. 24 December 1690, d. January 1792 or February 1792
Daniel Greenleaf was born on 24 December 1690 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts.2 He was the son of John Greenleaf and Elizabeth Hills.1 Daniel Greenleaf married Sarah Moody on 17 November 1710.2 Daniel Greenleaf died in January 1792 or February 1792 drowned on Newbury bar.2
M, b. 17 February 1657/58, d. 5 December 1659
Daniel Greenleaf was born on 17 February 1657/58.1,2 He was the son of Stephen Greenleaf and Elizabeth Coffin.1 Daniel Greenleaf died on 5 December 1659 at the age of 1.2
Daniel Greenleaf married Huldah Hopkins.
- [S159] James Edward Greenleaf, Greenleaf family, p. 267.
Dr. Daniel Greenleaf1
M, b. 7 November 1702, d. 18 July 1795
Dr. Daniel Greenleaf was born on 7 November 1702 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Rev. Daniel Greenleaf and Elizabeth Gooking.1 Dr. Daniel Greenleaf married Silence Nichols, daughter of Israel Nichols and Mary Sumner, on 18 July 1726.1 Dr. Daniel Greenleaf. Surgeon at the siege of Louisburg in 1745.2 He died on 18 July 1795 at the age of 92.1
Children of Dr. Daniel Greenleaf and Silence Nichols
M, b. 10 February 1679/80, d. 26 August 1763
Rev. Daniel Greenleaf was born on 10 February 1679/80 in Newbury.3 He was the son of Col. Stephen Greenleaf and Elizabeth Gerrish.1 Rev. Daniel Greenleaf married Elizabeth Gooking, daughter of Samuel Gooking and Mary (Unknown), on 18 November 1701.3 Rev. Daniel Greenleaf died on 26 August 1763 in Boston, Massachusetts, at the age of 83.3