Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Greenleafs in:
 • Old South Burying Ground
 • Bolton
 • Worcester County
 • Massachusetts
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Advertisement
Dr Daniel Greenleaf, Jr
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Sep. 2, 1732
Hingham
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1777
Bolton
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

Son of Dr. Daniel and Silence (Nichols) Greenleaf.

Married Mrs. Ann Burrell abt. 1763 in England.

"Dr. Daniel Greenleaf, Jr. studied medicine, and afterwards went to England, whereon 5 May 1763, he married Anna Burrell. Returning to America he practiced medicine in some part of Worcester County, Massachusetts, until his death which took place 18 Jan. 1777.

Copy of will of Daniel Greenleaf Jr. Probate Records at Worcester, Massachusetts, Vol. XIII. p. 390.:
"I, Daniel Greenleaf, Jr., of Bolton, in County of Worcester, etc., Physician, being engaged to go into the Continental Service as chief Surgeon in the Regiment whom Jonathan Smith, Colonel (commanded), considering the vicissitude and danger these persons are exposed to who are engaged in war, especially as the present war is, being of health of body, and sound and perfect mind and memory, etc. To loving wife, Ann Greenleaf, one half real and personal estate except legacies hereinafter mentioned, as long as she remain my widow. And if she marries, use of one third of the real, and one third of the personal, estate forever. To son Daniel 13-6-8, to purchase a Silver Tankard, also my watch and stone ring. To daughter Silence 6-13-4, to purchase a silver Kan. To daughter Eleanor 6-13-4, to purchase a silver Kan. The Real Estate may be sold, if thought best, and the money put out on good security, said money to be equally divided among my three children. Wife to be their guardian so long as she remains my widow. If she marries, Samuel Baker to be guardian. Live stock, husbandry utensils, physical books, medicines, surgery instruments, and chaise may be sold and divided. To Ann Burrell, my wife's daughter, 6-13-4, to purchase for her a piece of plate as she shall choose. Other books to be divided between my wife and children, etc.
Witnessed.
Signed 22 July 1776.
JONATHAN LORING.
Probated 4 March 1777.
ELIZABETH LORING.
THOMAS LORING.

Amount of inventory taken at Bolton, March 1, 1777, 720-5-5."

Title: Genealogy of the Greenleaf Family
Abbrev: Genealogy of the Greenleaf Family
Author: Greenleaf, James Edward
Publication: Frank Wood, Printer, Boston, Massachusetts, 1896
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Daniel Greenleaf (1702 - 1785)
  Silence Nichols Greenleaf (1702 - 1762)
 
 Siblings:
  Daniel Greenleaf (1732 - 1777)
  Israel Greenleaf (1734 - 1824)*
  Stephen Greenleaf (1735 - 1802)*
  Calvin Greenleaf (1740 - 1812)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old South Burying Ground
Bolton
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Diane D
Record added: Dec 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32257400
Dr Daniel Greenleaf, Jr
Added by: Diane D
 
Dr Daniel Greenleaf, Jr
Cemetery Photo
Added by: cap624
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Jun. 1, 2013

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Jun. 1, 2013

- Bonnie Maskery
 Added: Jun. 11, 2012
There are 4 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service