Captain Peter Richard Greene

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About Captain Peter Richard Greene

Son of John and Ann Agnes Almy. Married Susanna Haight, daughter of Nicholas Haight of Flushing. A descendant of one of her brothers was a loyalist and settled east of Toronto; descendents liv in Toronto (1920's). Richards spent his life at Flushing and accumulated consieerable property and a family of 14 children. He died in 1722 or 1723. His will is dated Oct. 27, 1722 and was probated 5 Feb 1723. Nearly all his family, like his father, were members of the Society of Friends, or Quakers. They became pioneers in the then newly settled parts of New York. Little is known of Samuel but his eldest son is mentioned in the will of Jonathan. Jonathan settled in White Plains and Scarsdale, became wealthy, was a captain and a Presbyterian elder - his tombstone is in the churchyard at Scarsdale. The other sons of Richard all settled in Duchess County, four of them at Nine Partners (now called Washington Precinct). A manuscript geneology of the descendents of Joshua was in Hamilton library but was removed by persons unknown. Descendants of Isaiah and perhaps of Obadiah and Gilbert, emigrated to Canada during and after the revolutionary war, some locating in Eastern Ontario and others in Nova Scotia. As Western New York was opened to settlement, children and grandchildren of these Duchess County Griffins migrated there. Obadiah and Robert Griffin, the founders of Griffin's Mills near Buffalo, were of this connection.

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Captain Peter Richard Greene's Timeline

February 4, 1654
Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
January 20, 1683
Age 28
of Pawtucket, Providence, RI
October 27, 1685
Age 31
Pawtuxet, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
March 1, 1686
Age 32
Pawtucket, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
March 16, 1688
Age 34
Pawtucket, Providence, RI
July 29, 1690
Age 36
Pawtucket, Providence, RI
February 13, 1692
Age 38
Pawtucket, Providence, RI
January 8, 1693
Age 38
Warwick, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations