Joshua Greene

7 July 1775–22 July 1863 (Age 88)
West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua Greene was born on 7 July 1775, in West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Sgt. Luke Greene Sr., was 23 and his mother, Lois Greene, was 20. He married Sarah Clark in 1796, in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Rhode Island, United States in 1775 and Potter, Potter, Yates, New York, United States in 1850. He died on 22 July 1863, in Rushville, Potter, Yates, New York, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Gorham, Ontario, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Greene
1775–1863
Sarah Clark
1780–1805
Marriage: 1796
Hiram Greene
1796–
Laura Greene
1798–
Jared Greene
1799–1889
Thomas Greene
1805–1825
Jarvis Greene
1808–1839
Lois Greene
1803–1830
Esther Greene
1807–1849
Luke Greene
1810–1835

Spouse and Children

    Male1775–1863Male

    Sarah Clark

    Female1780–1805Female

MARRIAGE
1796
Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, United States
children

(8)

    Hiram Greene

    Male1796–Male

    Laura Greene

    Female1798–Female

    Jared Greene

    Male1799–1889Male

    Lois Greene

    Female1803–1830Female

    Thomas Greene

    Male1805–1825Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 1

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 25

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’ ( see Honan 2).2 variant spelling of Green as an English name or as an Americanized form of name of similar meaning in some other European language.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joshua Green in household of Daniel Van Antwerp, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joshua Green, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joshua Greene, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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