Biography of the Green Family of Batavia, NY





The Green family came to America in 1750. The descendants are John, James, Jabez, Rufus, David, and Edwin R. Jonathan David Green, a native of Rhode Island, and a sea captain, married Eunice Hopkins, and his children are Martha, Edwin R., Mary, and Phcebe. Edwin R., of Conanicut Island, R. I., born January 12, 1788, came to Batavia in 1846, and settled the place known as the Green farm, where he died in 1869, aged 82 years. He married Mary Hopkins, of Rhode Island, and his children were David, Eunice, Joseph, Demaris, Mary, Edwin, Hannah, and Jonathan. Jonathan Green, born in Laurens, Otsego County, January 17, 1821, came to Batavia in 1847. His first wife was Minerva Nash, of Butternuts, N. Y. They had one daughter, Minerva. His second wife was Eliza A., daughter of Charles and Olive Gould, of Batavia, and their children were Estella, Alice. Nathaniel, Edwin, and Mary. For his third wife he married Mary J., daughter of Joseph and Sarah (Underhill) Gurney, of New Baltimore, N. Y., and they reside on the Green homestead. Mr. Green is a breeder of American registered Merino sheep.


FROM: Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890

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