Nathanael Greene I

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Nathanael I Greene, I

Birthplace: Potowomut, Rhode Island
Death: Died in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States
Place of Burial: Old Friend's Mtg, E. Greenwich, RI
Immediate Family:

Son of Jabez Greene and Mary Gorton Greene
Husband of Mary Greene; Phebe Greene and Mary Greene
Father of Nathaniel II Greene, General AR/Patriot; Benjamin Greene; Thomas Greene; Jacob Greene; Maj. General Nathanael Greene (Continental Army) and 7 others
Brother of Dr. James Greene and Rufus Greene
Half brother of Jabez Greene; Joseph Green and Mary Greene

Occupation: Farmer, smith, businessman, and respected minister of the Society of Friends, Quaker Preacher, Grist Mill Owner, General Store Owner
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About Nathanael Greene I


Nathanael Greene Senior was a prosperous farmer, iron smith, and merchant living in Potowomut, near East Greenwich, Rhode Island, when Nathanael Greene Junior was born on August 7, 1742. Young Nathanael's father was a devout Quaker, but was unable to convince his son to adhere to the strict rules imposed by the religion.


He owned a gristmill, flour-mill, sawmill, and a forge.

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Nathanael Greene I's Timeline

November 4, 1707
Potowomut, Rhode Island
September 13, 1733
Age 25
July 7, 1734
Age 26
Kingstown, Kings County, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
November 11, 1735
Age 28
March 7, 1739
Age 31
Potowohut, Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
April 18, 1739
Age 31
March 20, 1741
Age 33
May 27, 1742
Age 34
Potowhommet, Warwick, RI, USA
July 27, 1742
Age 34
Township of Warwick, Rhode Island
November 1, 1743
Age 35