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Thomas Greenewood

Thomas Greenewood

Male 1643 - 1693  (~ 50 years)

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  • Name Thomas Greenewood 
    • He resided in the south-easterly part of Cambridge, now Newton, towards Muddy River, now Brookline. He was a weaver by trade. Thomas. Greenwood was an educated, intelligent man whose judgment was often sought by his neighbors and held town office. [1, 5, 6, 7, 11, 15]
    Christened 4 Jun 1643  Heptonstall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 11, 16
    Immigration 1665  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Age: 22 
    Moved To 1667  Cambridge Village (now Newton), Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Land/House 1672  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Petition 8 May 1678  [5
    Offices Held From 1679 to 1693  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 11
    Offices Held 27 Aug 1679  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 11
    Freeman 2 Feb 1681  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Offices Held From 1686 to 1690  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 11
    Offices Held 1688  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 11
    Freeman 26 Mar 1690  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 12
    Land/House 1691  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Offices Held 1693  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Died 1 Sep 1693  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17
    Buried After 1 Sep 1693  East Parish Burying Ground, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 11
    Inventory Oct 1693 
    Probate/Proved 23 Oct 1693  [5
    Web References 2019 
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Person ID I311  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 24 Dec 2020 

    Father Thomas Greenewood,   c. 26 Feb 1610, Heptonstall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannah Ward,   b. 1650, Cambridge Village (now Newton), Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1687, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)  [1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17
    Married 8 Jun 1670  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17
    Age at Marriage He was 27 years - She was 20 years 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Greenewood,   b. 22 Jan 1671, Cambridge Village (now Newton), Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young, Cambridge Village (now Newton), Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. John Greenwood, Esq,   b. 15 Jul 1673, Cambridge Village (now Newton), Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1737, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. Rev. Thomas Greenewood,   b. 15 Jul 1673, Cambridge Village (now Newton), Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1720, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F347  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Abigail Spring,   b. 2 Feb 1662,   d. 6 Sep 1708  (Age 46 years)  [1, 5, 7, 12, 14, 15
    Married Abt 1687  [4, 5
    Age at Marriage He was 43 years - She was 24 years 
    Children 
     1. James Greenewood,   b. 19 Dec 1687, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1742, Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. Deacon William Greenewood,   b. 14 Oct 1689, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1756, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death: Greenwood (1914) states he died in Weymouth, Massachusetts. [5]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 4 Jun 1643 - Heptonstall, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Age: 22 - 1665 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - 1667 - Cambridge Village (now Newton), Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jun 1670 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/House - 1672 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - From 1679 to 1693 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 27 Aug 1679 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 2 Feb 1681 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - From 1686 to 1690 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 1688 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 26 Mar 1690 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/House - 1691 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 1693 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Sep 1693 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - After 1 Sep 1693 - East Parish Burying Ground, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Signature of Thomas Greenwood
    Signature of Thomas Greenwood

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] Crane, Ellery Bicknell. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts, (New York: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907), Tertiary Source.

    2. [S1375] Dean, J. W. "Records of the Greenwood Family" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XV, 1861), Secondary Source.

    3. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com), Secondary Source.
      Memorial ID 7103990 Thomas Greenwood

    4. [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), Secondary Source.

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

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

    7. [S451] Martyn, Charles. The William Ward Genealogy - The History of the Descendants of William Ward of Sudbury, Mass. 1638-1925, (New York: Artemas Ward, 1925), Secondary Source.

    8. [S188] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Primary Source.
      Marriage Record of Hannah Ward and Thomas Greenwood

    9. [S1685] Paige, Lucius R. "List of Freeman", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume III, 1849), Secondary Source.

    10. [S88] Paige, Lucius R. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register , (Boston: H. O. Houghton and Company, 1877), Secondary Source.

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

    12. [S1027] Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, volume II , (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860), Tertiary Source.

    13. [S956] Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, volume IV, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1862), Tertiary Source.

    14. [S91] Torrey, Clarence Almon. New England Marriage Prior to 1700, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985), Secondary Source.

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

    16. [S2073] West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812, (Lehi, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Primary Source.

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