Jarvis Greene (1750 - 1781)

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Birthplace: NC, USA
Death: Died in Fayette, KY, USA
Cause of death: Casualty of the Revolutionary War; "Battle of Blue"
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About Jarvis Greene

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of Private. DAR Ancestor #: A047045

Nancy Green had three brothers who also fought in the Revolutionary War: Jarvis Green(1752-1782) 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.

   In  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. 

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Parents: George William Green (1725-1770) Nancy Ann Justice (1730-abt 1774)

Spouse: Sarah Griggs Greene 1755-1846

Children: 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: George Green(1755-1834) James Green(1758-1821)

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)


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Spouse:
 Sarah Griggs Greene (1755 - 1846)

Children:
 William Griggs Greene (1779 - 1848)*
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Burial: Blue Licks State Park Cemetery Robertson County Kentucky, USA

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Jarvis Greene's Timeline

1750
1750
NC, USA
1775
1775
Age 25
1777
March 24, 1777
Age 27
NC, USA
1779
December 1, 1779
Age 29
Bryant, KY, USA
1781
August 19, 1781
Age 31
Fayette, KY, USA
1782
August 19, 1782
Age 31
Claypool, Menard County, Illinois, USA
1787
May 27, 1787
Age 31
KY, USA
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