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Nathaniel Greene

Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Potowomut, Rhode Island
Death: November 16, 1770 (63)
Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island
Place of Burial: East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jabez Greene and Mary Greene
Husband of Mary Collins; Phebe Greene and Mary Greene
Father of Benjamin Greene; Thomas Greene; Phebe Greene; Jacob Greene; Maj. General Nathanael Greene (Continental Army) and 5 others
Brother of Susannah Chadsey; 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 Nathaniel Greene


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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Nathaniel Greene's Timeline

November 4, 1707
Potowomut, Rhode Island
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
March 20, 1741
Age 33
July 27, 1742
Age 34
Township of Warwick, Rhode Island
November 1, 1743
Age 35
Warwick, Rhode Island
December 10, 1746
Age 39
Potowomut, Kent County, Rhode Island