|Birth: ||Sep. 2, 1732|
|Death: ||Jan. 18, 1777|
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.
Signed 22 July 1776.
Probated 4 March 1777.
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
Daniel Greenleaf (1702 - 1785)
Silence Nichols Greenleaf (1702 - 1762)
Old South Burying Ground
Created by: Diane D
Record added: Dec 18, 2008
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