Dea. John Greenland, Jr.

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John Greenland, Jr.

Birthplace: Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Greenland and Lydia Greenland
Husband of Lydia Sprague
Father of Lydia Shute
Brother of Daniel Greenland; Elizabeth Greenland and Abigail Ireland

Occupation: Carpenter, farmer
Managed by: Bernard Raimond Assaf
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About Dea. John Greenland, Jr.

"The Spragues of Malden, Mass.", by George Walter Chamberlain, page 83.

John Greenland was from Malden, MA. He was a deacon and the most influential member in the church for many years. Took the Freeman's Oath, October 22, 1678.

Soldier under Lt William Hasey in King Philiip's War (NEHGR 42:94)

His will devised to grandchild Shute and granddaughters Elizabeth Watts and to Lydia Maxwell. [1]


  1. The Ralph Sprague Genealogy", by E. G. Sprague, page 38



  1. Genealogical Guide to the Early Settlers of America: With a Brief History of ... By Henry Whittemore. Page 223. "John Greenland, of Charlestown, by wife Lydia, had John, born that year, who, or his father, was of Malden, Freeman 1678."
  2. New England Marriages Prior to 1700 By Clarence Almon Torrey, Elizabeth Petty Bentley. Page 323
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Dea. John Greenland, Jr.'s Timeline

October 16, 1644
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
July 5, 1670
Age 25
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
February 2, 1673
Age 28
October 17, 1728
Age 84
Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Age 83
Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States