Thomas Greening

Prince William, Virginia, United States

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Greening was born in 1735, in Prince William, Virginia, United States. He married Mary E. Duncan before 1754, in Fauquier, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters.

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Thomas Greening
Mary E. Duncan
Marriage: before 1754
Elizabeth Grinan
Reuben Greening
Vashti Grinnan or Greening
Frankey Greening
Sarah Grinnan

Spouse and Children

before 1754
Fauquier, Virginia, British Colonial America


World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 23

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 41

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 45

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

1 English: derivative of Green .2 Americanized spelling of German Grüning, a variant of Groening .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Thomas Greening in entry for William Conner and Frankey Greening, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Thomas Greening in entry for Helen Greening, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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