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John Greenwood

Birthplace: London, Middlesex , England
Death: Died in Leiden, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Husband of Bridget Lee
Father of Maria Greenwood

Occupation: Minister
Managed by: Kira Rachele Jay
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About Rev. John Greenwood

John Greenwood was born Abt. 1605 in London, and died Bet. 1634 - 1637

Studied at University of Leyden.


W. H. Burgess, page 348:In this account, "John matriculated at Leyden University in Philosophy, July 9, 1625 at which time he boarded with John Keble, and thither also he took his young bride after the wedding, on May 26, 1629, for he was still living in Keble's house when, on May 22, 1634 he matriculated in Tfhedology at the University, giving his age then as twenty-eight.Before long, however, he died, and his young widow married William Lee of Amsterdam on July 25, 1637

• witnesses at the wedding: Thomas Nash & Samuel Lee (for the groom) & (mother) Bridget Robinson & Elizabeth Keble (for the bride)

From Find A Grave Memorial# 44280877

Bridget Robinson bapt. Jan. 25, 1606/7 at St. Peter Hungate Church at Norwich, England. She was twice married in Holland. She m. 1) Rev. John Greenwood at Leiden May 26, 1629 and had at least one child, daughter Maria Greenwood. It is believed that for a period of time Greenwood was the successor of his father-in-law Rev. John Robinson's congregation at Leiden, but did not have the same capability as his former father-in-law.

  • "children of John Robinson" in History and Genealogy of the Mayflower Planters Leon C. Hills, Leon Clark Hills Genealogical Publishing Com, Jun 1, 2009 - History - 462 pages.  Page 127
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London, Middlesex , England
Age 25
Age 29
Leiden, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands