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John Greenleaf

  • Birth 3 Jan 1692 Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 21 Aug 1760 Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 41178184

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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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"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


  • Maintained by: Nanny
  • Originally Created by: Meges
  • Added: 26 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41178184
  • Nanny
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Greenleaf (3 Jan 1692–21 Aug 1760), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41178184, citing Old Hill Burying Ground, Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Nanny (contributor 47179467) .