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Thomas Greenewood

Thomas Greenewood

Male 1643 - 1693  (~ 50 years)

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  • Name Thomas Greenewood 
    Christened 4 Jun 1643  Heptonstall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 11, 16
    General Information 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
    Immigration 1665  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    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 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
    Inventory Oct 1693 
    Probate/Proved 23 Oct 1693  [5
    Buried —  East Parish Burying Ground, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 11
    Siblings 1 Sibling 
    Person ID I311  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2021 

    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) 
    Married 8 Jun 1670  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18
    Age at Marriage Thomas was 27 years - Hannah was est 20 years. (Were Married 16 years). 
    Children 3 children 
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F347  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Abigail Spring,   b. 2 Feb 1662,   d. 6 Sep 1708  (Age 46 years) 
    Married Abt 1687  [4, 5
    Age at Marriage Thomas was est 43 years - Abigail was est 24 years. (Were Married est 6 years). 
    Children 2 children 
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2021 
    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 - 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 MapsChild - Thomas Greenewood - 22 Jan 1671 - Cambridge Village (now Newton), Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/House - 1672 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - John Greenwood, Esq - 15 Jul 1673 - Cambridge Village (now Newton), Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Rev. Thomas Greenewood - 15 Jul 1673 - Cambridge Village (now 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 MapsChild - James Greenewood - 19 Dec 1687 - 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 MapsChild - Deacon William Greenewood - 14 Oct 1689 - 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 - — - 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).

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

    3. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com), 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).

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

    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).

    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).

    8. [S188] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      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).

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

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

    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).

    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).

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

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

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

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

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