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James Green

Also Known As: "James Greene"
Death: March 29, 1687 (76-77)
Malden, Mass.
Immediate Family:

Son of NN Green
Husband of Elizabeth Green
Father of James Green and John Green

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About James Green

James Greene (Green), Founder of the Green Family of Malden

"This family has great preponderance in the early period of Malden history. Thus we find among the officers elected at the annual town-meeting, March II, 1695, Dea. John Green, Moderator; and for Seleclmen, Dea. Green, Dea. John Greenland, John Green of the Hill, Henry Green, Samuel Green, Senior; and John Green, Town Clerk."

James Green, the Immigrant, purchased land from Abraham Palmer, and settled in Mystic-fields, or on Mystic side, afterward Malden, in 1647. He was admitted freeman the same year. He died March 29, 1687, O. S., leavlng a widow Elizabeth, and two sons, John and James. The latter settled in Boston, where he was living in 1707.


  1. The Bi-centennial book of Malden Google eBook. Malden, Mass. Printed by G.C. and Co., 1850 - 251 pages. Page 234.

From "The pioneers of Massachusetts, a descriptive list, drawn from records of the colonies, towns and churches and other contemporaneous documents" page 198

James, Charlestown, adm. chh. 7 (12) 1646. frm. May 26, 1647. Rem. to Maiden.

He d. March 29, 1687. Will dated 2 Sept. 1682, prob. 5 May, 1687, beq. to wife Elizabeth and sons John and James.

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Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
March 29, 1687
Age 77
Malden, Mass.