Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Green

Male 1609 - 1674  (65 years)


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  • Name John Green 
    Birth 1609  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 15 Apr 1674  Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I67053  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2023 

    Father Norfolk Co Va Green 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F10694  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Katherine MNU Green   d. Aft 1687, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F35294  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 25 May 2023 

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      APR 15 1674 JOHN GREEN NORFOLK LNCW41
      JOHN GREENE of ye Westerne Branch of ye Eliza River in ye County of Lower Norfolk . . . Book E. f. 166. dated 16 Feb. 1673. proved 15 Apr. 1674.
      my loving wife Katheren greene ye land I now live on wch. I purchased of Henry Cattlin . . . life and afterwards . . . John Whinfell enter on ye same
      my Couzen William Greene ye plantation after ye death of Ann Kemp
      Rich Lawrence my old asstiale
      witnesses: John ferebee. Thos. Greene. Jane Johnson .
      JnĀ° Greene & Seale.
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      URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=171&last=&g_p=P5&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Greene, John.
      Publication 9 January 1662.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Green.
      Note Description: 200 acres on the Western branch of Elizabeth River. Formerly gtd. him June 1st. 1665 renewed.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 171 (Reel 5).
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      The Lower Norfolk County Virginia antiquary By Edward Wilson James
      THE CHURCH IN LOWER NORFOLK COUNTY. (Continued from Vol. 2, page 128.)
      "Decemb: 15th: 1654:

      Wee of ye Grand Inquest after due Inquire made doe prsent unto ye Court ye genrall breach of ye Sabboth day throughout the whole County, wch we conceive is most cheifly occasioned through want of a godly Minister amongest Us in ye County, Where fore we humbly pray & desire yt some speedy Course may be taken to procure an able Minister, & some imployed for yt purpose, lett ye Charge be what it will We for of pts (and hope all ye rest of ye County) shalbe verry willing & ready to Undergoe
      Will: Voscombe Henry Brakes Edward Cannon
      John Porter: Senr Richard : ffoster John Workeman
      Wm : Robinson : Richard Starnell John Carraway
      Christopher Rivers Thomas Greene Nicholas Mason
      John Godfrey Richard Hargrave Richard Jenings
      Edward Cooper Lancaster Lovett Edward Hall
      Henry Westgate Christo : Bustion George Ashall
      John Stratton John Greene Thomas Ivey

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      AGES OF LOWER NORFOLK COUNTY PEOPLE
      by Charles F. McIntosh

      William and Mary Quarterlies
      Series I; Volume 25

      No. 1 - July 1916; Pages 36 - 40

      No. 2 - October 1916; Pages 135 - 136

      Abstracted from Depositions found in Books A, B, C and D (1637 - 1665)
      in the Norfolk County Clerk's Office. The ages in almost all instances
      are followed by the words "thereabouts."

      Page 36

      Name Age Year
      GREENE John 58 1667
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      RICHARD RUSSELL, of ye Westerne branch, of Elizabeth River, in ye County of Lower Norfolk, in Virginia . . . Book E f 29. dated 24 July 1667. proved 16 Dec. 1667.

      will in hands of Francis Sayer Void & Null
      unto Frances Sayer
      unto Richard Yates
      unto Jeane King late wife unto Martin Hammon
      and her children
      unto Honnor Mariartre
      unto Edward Mariartre
      unto John Porter, Junr, six books his eldest child one Cowe . . .

      my Son William Russell . . . tobacco . . . if my son be living, & come or send for ye same
      my wife & John Porter, the elder my Exors
      my friend John Overseer . . .
      unto Katheren Green . . .
      unto Jno. Forbes . . .
      unto Jno. Whitfield . . .
      unto Sarah Dyer . . .
      unto Wm. Green his first Chuld ... & his wife . . . & her mother . . .
      unto James Johnson . . . & his wife . . .
      unto Ann Godby . .
      unto Jno. Abott . . .
      unto Richard Lawrence . . .
      "And for the other pte of my Estate, I give & bequeath one pte. of itt unto Six of the poorest mens Children in Eliz. River, to pay for there schooling to read & after these six are entered, then if six more comes, I give a pte. allsoe to enter them in like manner & this I leave to ye descretion of my Exors. & further from time to time at is will reach & it will prove." . . .

      unto John Greene & Jno. Porter ye Elder . . .
      witnesses: Frances Thelaball. John Forbes.
      Richard Russell, proved by: Jno. Greene, Aged 58 or there about.
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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 263-265
      THIS INDENTURE made this third day of February in the year One thousand Six hundred Sixty & three Between THOMAS GOODRICH of the County of Rappa. Esqr. of one part & JUNIFER PLOWER of SHADWELL in the County of MIDDLESEX in the Realm of England Marriner of other part Whereas BARTHOLOMEW HOPKINS of ELIZA. RIVER in the County of LOWER NORFFS. in Virga. Planter by his Deed Poll dated the Thirteenth day of October in the year One thousand Six hundred Fifty & five for the consideracon expressed did sell unto JOHN GREEN late of CHUCKATUCK in the County of UPR, NORFFS. in Virga. Merchant & his heirs for ever Six hundred acres of land being on the South side of RAPPA. RIVER which sd land was part of thirteen hundred & fifty acres granted by Sr. WILLIAM BERKLEY Ent. Governour then of Virga. unto the sd HOPKINS by Pattent of the sd granted doth appear & for bounds the sd Six hundred acres of land hegineth at a Stake standing in the Marsh of a small Creek called by the name of TIGNERS CREEK extending up the sd RAPPA. RIVER for the full breadth of the aforesd Six hundred acres of land North West from the utmost extent of the sd breadth So. West a mile into the woods according to the bounds of the Pattent To have and to hold the sd Six hundred acres of land to the sole use of the sd JOHN GREEN his heirs & assignes for ever & Whereas the sd JOHN GREEN by certaine articles of agreemt. dated the last day of July in the fourteenth year of our Sovrn CHARLES the Second made between the sd JOHN GREEN of the one part & the sd JUNIFER PLOWER of the other part for the consideration of Five thousand pounds & cask of good sound well conditioned sweet scented Virga Tobo bundled in leaf & in cask & to he clear of ground leaves to be delivered Freight Free to the sd JOHN GREEN his Exrs. or assignes at CHESTERS KEY in LONDON in the Realm of England at or before the last of July which should be in the year One thousand Six hundred Sixty & three did bargaine and sell unto the sd JUNIFER PLOWER his heirs & assignes for ever Six hundred acres of land with the appurtenances being in Virga abutting upon RAPPA. RIVER on the part of the South begining at a Creek called TIGNELLS CREEK & so extending up the side of the sd River for the breadth thereof abbutting upon the land of the late CLEMENT THRUSH deced which sd premises the sd JOHN GREEN purchased of BARTHOLOMEW HOPKINS of ELIZA. RIVER in the County of LOWER NORFFS. in Virga. as aforesaid deced as in & by the sd Articles of Agreemt. more at large appeareth & Whereas the sd JOHN GREEN by his Letter of Attorney bearing date the (blank) day of July in the fourteenth year of the Reign of CHARLES the Second 1662 did constitute appoint & sett his trusty & well beloved Friends Coll. JOHN CARTER & the sd Majr. THOMAS GOODRICH party to these presents his true & lawfull Attorneys jointly & severally (missing) his name place & stead to assigne unto the sd JUNIFER PLOWER his heirs & assignee the Six hundred acres of land with the appurtenances lying in abbutting upon RAPPA RIVER on the part of the South which he lately purchased of BARTHOLOMEW HOPKINS of ELIZA. RIVER County of LOWER NORFFS. in Virga. as by Letter of Attorney more at large appeareth Now Witnesseth that THOMAS GOODRICH for the sum of Five thousand pounds of sweet scented tobacco & cask clear of ground leaves to be paid & delivered unto JOHN GREEN as expressed in sd Articles of Agreemt. path sold unto the sd JUNIFER PLOWER the sd Six hundred acres of land with appurtenances on South side of RAPPA RIVER together withall the priviledges whatsoever appertaining to hold the said land unto sd JUNIFER PLOWER his heirs & assignes for ever & the sd THOMAS GOODRICH doth promise on behalf of the sd JOHN GREEN that he said JUNIFER PLOWER his heirs or assignes shall at all times hereafter possess the said land without the evicion trouble or denial of sd JOHN GREEN his heirs or assignes In Witness whereof the party abovesd set his hand & seale the day & year first above written being fifteenth year of the Reigne of our Sovereign KING CHARLES the Second &c.
      in presence of JOHN HULL, THO: GOODRICH
      GEORGE DAVIS
      Recognr. 2 Die Feb 1663

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