North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 19, 1782|
Upper Blue Licks
George William Green (1725-1770)
Nancy Ann Justice (1730-abt 1774)
Sarah Griggs Greene 1755-1846
Nancy Elizabeth Greene 1775-1846
Married William Shastid
Their son John Greene Shastid (1798-1874) was a good friend of Abraham Lincoln.
Rev.John Greene 1777-1853
Married Rachel Mackey
William Griggs Greene 1779-1848
Friend of Abraham Lincoln, founder of Tallula, Illinois
Jervis Green was killed at the battle of Blue Licks, Kentucky on August 19, 1782 when 50 Loyalists and 300 Indians from various tribes ambushed 182 Kentucky Militiamen. Colonel Daniel Boone escaped but his son Israel died. Colonel John Todd, the great uncle of Mary Todd Lincoln also died in the battle.
"Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori."
Jervis Green had two brothers who also fought in the Revolutionary War:
One sister Mary Greene(1755-1827) was married to Revolutionary War Veteran John Rattan.
and his other sister Nancy Greene Armstrong(1768-1856) was married to Revolutionary War Veteran Robert A. Armstrong(1760-1834)
Sarah Griggs Greene (1755 - 1846)
William Griggs Greene (1779 - 1848)*
Blue Licks State Park Cemetery
Maintained by: Michael Ratliff Lutz
Originally Created by: John Field Pankow
Record added: Aug 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40874497