William Greenleaf

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William Greenleaf

  • Birth 10 Jan 1725 Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 21 Jul 1803 New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Acushnet, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 80565557

The Honorable William Greenleaf was the Sheriff of Suffolk County from Oct. 31, 1775 to Dec. 14, 1780.

As sheriff he proclaimed the Declaration of Independence from the Old State House in 1776.

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William was the youngest son of Daniel and Elizabeth Greenleaf. He married Mary Brown on June 3, 1747 in Boston, Massachusetts, and they had fifteen children. The Provincial Congress appointed him Sheriff of Suffolk during the Revolutionary War.


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Gravesite Details Below the Popes listed on the left side it notes "All removed from 'Old Cemetery' New Bedford"

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  • Created by: D J Pimentel
  • Added: 16 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80565557
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Greenleaf (10 Jan 1725–21 Jul 1803), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80565557, citing Acushnet Cemetery, Acushnet, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by D J Pimentel (contributor 47148697) .