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John Greenleaf
Birth: Jan. 3, 1692
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 1760
Newbury
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

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Son of John and Elizabeth Greenleaf. His parents were previously recorded here as Stephen & Elizabeth Hill Greenleaf, but Stephen drowned with his boat and crew on Dec 1, 1690, and according to Newbury Town Records, John was born in 1692 or 1693. There were two John Greenleafs born in this time period, one to Capt. Stephen and the other to John both of whom had wives named Elizabeth; no maiden names given.

Hon. John Greenleaf was a member of he Great and General Court and of the Governor's Council of Massachusetts.

Boston News-Letter, August 28, 1760
"We hear from Newbury, that on Thursday last, died there very suddenly the Hon. JOHN GREENLEAF, Esq., formerly one of his Majesty's Council for the province." 
 
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  Sarah Smith Greenleaf (1699 - 1774)
 
Inscription:
"Here lies the body of/HONle JOHN GREENLEAF/ Member of the/ Great and General / Court, and of the / Governor's Council / who died Aug. 21st 1760 / In the 69th year / of his age
 
Burial:
Old Hill Burying Ground
Newburyport
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Meges
Record added: Aug 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41178184
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- SENIE
 Added: Jul. 5, 2014

- Patricia Pelham Geno
 Added: Jul. 9, 2013
So nice to have found you among my Papa's ancestors from Newbury/Newburyport area. Your name is still being written and spoken; you are remembered, your 6th great granddaughter,
- Nanny
 Added: Jan. 6, 2013
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