Greene Tattershall Family
John "The Surgeon" Greene, son of
Richard Greene and
February 9, 1597 in
Bowridge Hall, Gillingham Parish, Dorset, England and
January 7, 1659 in
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island.
He married Joanne
November 4, 1619 in
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.
For further detailed information follow the below links to
references available on the internet:
The Greenes of Rhode Island from the open library:
The Greenes of Rhode Island, with historical records of English
A series of articles by Don D'Amato in the Cranston R.I. Herald
on John "The Surgeon" Green:
John Greene, The Adam of Shawomet
John Greene, Mr. Greene A Peacemaker
John Greene, Shawomet becomes Warwick
Other Events in the life of John Greene (Also see
will and proposed settlement of
Occupation: Surgeon, Farmer.
Residences and life: He was born on
his father's estate in Gillingham. He lived in Salisbury,
Wiltshire, England and practiced his profession until emigrating
to Boston, Masschusetts in 1635 with his wife and children.
passenger list). He bought a house in Salem but sold
soon after Roger William's flight from Salem in 1636. He
moved in 1636 to Providence, Rhode Island and secured a lot on
the main street. He was one of the original Shawomet
purchasers and moved to his land in Warwick (Shawomet) in early
Johne Greene held responsible positions under the charter and
was magistrate, assistant member of the town council,
representative in the assembly, and commissioner from 1654 to
1657. He was made a
freeman of Warwick in 1655.
spouses: Alice Daniels
of Providence in 1642-1643.
Her death was caused by the
persecution of the Shawomet (Warwick) settlers in October 1843.
The wives and children fled from the militia and lived with
Phillippa "Phillis" Arnold
of London on October 20, 1645 in
London, County Middlesex.
Baptist. He of 11 men baptized by Roger Williams and one
of the 12 original members of the first Baptist church in North
America in Providence, Rhode Island.
Shawomet Baptist Church, Warwick, Rhode Island (see
Richard Tattershall and
Gillingham Parish, Dorset, England and
in about in
Conanicut, Kingston, Rhode Island.
Children of John Greene and Joanne Tattershall
(seven children reported to be recorded in Parish Register of
St. Thomas' Church in Salisbuy, England)
Greene was baptized August 15, 1620. He married
Peter Greene was baptized March 10, 1621-22. He
married Mary Gorton
Greene was baptized March 25, 1624. He died young,
probably in England.
in 1626 in
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England and
April 27, 1698 in
Potowomut, Rhode Island.
August 3, 1665 in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island.
Thomas Greene was baptized June 4, 1628. He
married Elizabeth Barton.
Greene was baptized October 3, 1630. She married
Greene was baptized May 19, 1633. She married