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John Greenland

Birthdate: (89)
Birthplace: England
Death: 1691 (85-93)
Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Husband of Lydia Greenland
Father of Dea. John Greenland, Jr.; Daniel Greenland; Elizabeth Greenland and Abigail Ireland

Occupation: Carpenter, constable
Managed by: Erica Howton
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About John Greenland

Carpenter and Constable in Charlestown MA 1641.

He petitioned Charlestown to give him a house. Denied, he bought 5 acres within Charlestown on Mystic side near to Thomas Moulton and widow Prudence Wilkinnson.


  1. John b: 16 OCT 1644 in Charlestown Suffolk MA. Married Lydia Sprague.
  2. Daniel b: in Charlestown Suffolk MA Prob. Married Elizabeth Ballantine.
  3. Elizabeth
  4. Abigail. Married William Ireland.


  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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John Greenland's Timeline

October 16, 1644
Age 42
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Age 89
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts