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Elizabeth Prout (Upshall)

Also Known As: "Elisabeth (Upshall) Greenough Prout"
Birthplace: Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk, Masschusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Nicholas Upsall and Dorothy Upsall
Wife of Capt. William Greenough and Capt. Timothy Prout
Mother of William Greenough; William Greenough; Israel Greenough; Samual Greenaugh; Dorothy Greenaugh and 6 others
Sister of Anna Upsall; Susanna Cocke; Experience Upsall; Ruth Upsall; Elizabeth Cocke/Cock/Cox and 1 other

Managed by: Erica "the Disconnectrix" Howton
Last Updated:

About Elizabeth Prout

• ii. Elizabeth Upshall, b. in Feb. 1637/8; m. 1) July 4, 1652 at Boston, Mass. when only 14 years of age, William Greenough (by William Hibbins). He d. on or after July 24, 1678, the date of his will. There were ten children by the marriage. Elizabeth m. 2) bef. May 22, 1686 as his 2nd wife, Capt. Timothy Prout, Sr. of Boston, who d. Nov. 3, 1702. There were no children of this second marriage.

[William Greenough's namesake nephew, Capt. William Greenough, m. Elizabeth's 1st cousin, Ruth Swift, at Boston in 1660. The latter William Greenough d. at Boston on Aug 6, 1693 and is interred at Boston's Copps Hill burying ground.]


  1. The Great Migration Begins; Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. Anderson, Robert Charles Publication: New England Historic Genealogical Society. 1995.


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Elizabeth Prout's Timeline

February 1637
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts
April 12, 1656
Age 19
September 5, 1658
Age 21
July 27, 1660
Age 23
March 3, 1662
Age 25
March 16, 1663
Age 26
November 30, 1664
Age 27
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
February 21, 1669
Age 32
January 22, 1672
Age 34