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Deacon William Greenewood

Male 1689 - 1756  (66 years)


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  • Name William Greenewood 
    Born 14 Oct 1689  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Military 1710 (Age 21)  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation say 1714 (Age 25)  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Married 21 Jun 1715 (Age 26)  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9
    Offices Held 1717 (Age 28)  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Offices Held say 1720 (Age 31)  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    History Abt 1730  [4, 10
    He was a man of character and great respect. It is said that, about 1730, he received the first potatoes in town and after testing their succulent qualities declared that "after freezing and thawing a few time they would be good.
    Land/House 1730 (Age 41)  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Offices Held say 1740 (Age 51)  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    Offices Held 1747 (Age 58)  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    Died 1756  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Siblings 1 Sibling 
    Person ID I20524 
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2019 

    Father Thomas Greenewood,   c. 4 Jun 1643, Heptonstall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1693, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Mother Abigail Spring,   b. 2 Feb 1662,   d. 6 Sep 1708  (Age 46 years) 
    Married Abt 1687 
    Age at Marriage Thomas was est 43 years - Abigail was est 24 years. (Were Married est 6 years). 
    Family ID F348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Oct 1689 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 1710 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - say 1714 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jun 1715 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 1717 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - say 1720 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/House - 1730 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - say 1740 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 1747 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1756 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S88] Paige, Lucius R. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register , (Boston: H. O. Houghton and Company, 1877).

    2. [S665] Woods, Henry Ernest. Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1905).

    3. [S452] Woodward, Norma Slater. Descendants of Richard Woodward New England 1589-1982, (Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1982).

    4. [S954] Greenwood, Frederick. Greenwood Genealogies, 1154-1914 , (New York: The Lyons Genealogical Company, 1914).

    5. [S457] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. Ward Family: Descendants of William Ward, (Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1851).

    6. [S463] Bond, Henry. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts including Waltham and Weston, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860).

    7. [S666] Ritter, Priscilla R. and Thelma Fleishman. Newton, Massachusetts, 1679-1779 A Biographical Directory, (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1982).

    8. [S86] Gozzaldi, Mary Isabella. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register - Supplement and Index Reprint of 1930 edition, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1986).

    9. [S456] Jackson, Francis. A History of the Early Settlement of Newton, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, from 1639 to 1800, (Boston: Stacy and Richardson, 1854).

    10. [S78] Morse, Abner. Genealogical Register of the Descendants of The Early Planters of Sherborn, Holliston, and Medway, Massachusetts, (Boston: Damrell & Moore, 1855).