Arnold John Greenwell Sr.

6 May 1749–22 June 1799 (Age 50)
St. Mary's, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Arnold John

When Arnold John Greenwell Sr. was born on 6 May 1749, in St. Mary's, Maryland, British Colonial America, his father, Justinian Greenwell, was 67 and his mother, Margaret, was 49. He married Mary Thompson about 1783, in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 22 June 1799, in Nelson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Arnold John Greenwell Sr.
1749–1799
Mary Thompson
1765–1816
Marriage: about 1783
Arnold John Greenwell Jr.
1784–1815
Henry Greenwell
1784–1819
Raphael Greenwell
1786–1862
Mary Elizabeth Greenwell
1792–1858
Robert Greenwell
1794–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1783St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (4)

    1776
    Age 27
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · The Declaration to the King
    Age 27
    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
    1789
    Age 40
    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (Durham and Northumberland): habitational name from Greenwell (Cumbria) or Greenwell in Wolsingham (Durham), Middle English grene ‘green’ + welle ‘spring, stream’. The name may sometimes have been confused with Grindle .History: The main English family of this name came originally from Greenwell, Wolsingham, County Durham, where they are recorded as owning land as early as 1183.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Grindle

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