John Greenleaf Whittier

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John Greenleaf Whittier

American “Fireside” Poet


    Stephen Greenleaf

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    • 6th Generation — 3rd Great-grandfather of John Greenleaf Whittier
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 40 
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    • Christening Date:
    • 10 Aug 1628 
    • Christening Location:
    • St. Mary's la Tour, Ipswich, Suffolk, England 
    • Death Date:
    • 1 Dec 1690 
    • Death Location:
    • Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 13 Nov 1651 
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    • Notes: 
    • Stephen Greenleaf's death is recorded at Newbury, Massachusetts with the following note, “cast on shore at Capbratoon coming from Canada and all lost.”

  • Additional marriages for Stephen Greenleaf


    • Spouse:
    • Hester Weare
    • Marriage Date:
    • 31 MAR 1678 or 1679
    • Marriage Location:
    • Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire

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  • Sources for Stephen Greenleaf

    • 1 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Newbury, Vol. 2, p. 333, Marriage intention for Joshua Moodey and daughter Mary Greenleaf.
    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Newbury, Vol. 2, p. 604, Death record for Stephen Greenleaf (shipwreck).
    • 5 Macy, Silvanus Jenkins, Genealogy of the Early Generations of the Coffin Family in New England, Boston: David Clapp and Son, Printers (1870), 2, FamilySearch.org (Online Database).
    • 6 Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 174, 184.
    • 7 Starbuck, Alexander, The History of Nantucket County, Island and Town including Genealogies of First Settlers, Boston: C. E. Goodspeed and Co. (1924), 698, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 8 Sumner, Edit Bartlett, Descendants of Thomas Farr of Harpswell, Maine, and Ninety Allied Families, Los Angeles, California: American Offset Printers (1959), 311, Hathi Trust Digital Library.