Administrator note: this material should all be on Greene (surname). -- Robin Patterson (Talk) 04:31, February 1, 2013 (UTC)

The Greene family were one of the first families of Rhode Island. Among some of the most notable members of the family were Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Greene, who was Gen. George Washington's best strategist. The first Greene in the American Colonies was John Greene , who was a co-founder of Warwick, Rhode Island.

Name origin[edit | edit source]

The name Greene was of Latin origin and originally spelled del Grini.

G[edit | edit source]

  • Maj. Gen. Geore Sears Greene (1801-1899), U.S Union Civil War Major General

J[edit | edit source]

  • James Greene (bapt1626-1698), Deputy and Assistant to the Providence of Rhode Island
  • Capt. James Greene (1659-1712), Deputy Governor of the Providence Rhode Island
  • Maj. Job Greene (1656-1745), Deputy to the General Assembly of the Providence of Rhode Island
  • John Greene (c1594-1658)
  • Maj. John Greene, Jr. (1600-1708)

M[edit | edit source]

N[edit | edit source]

  • Maj. Gen. Nathaneal Greene (1742-1786), Major General in the Continental Army

P[edit | edit source]

  • Peter Greene (c1621-1659), President of the Providence of Rhode Island
  • Capt. Peter Greene (1654-1699), Deuputy from Warwick, Rhode Island

R[edit | edit source]

  • Richard Greene (1660-1714), Deputy and Assistant of Rhode Island

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  • Thomas Greene (1628-1717), Deputy Governor of the Providence of Rhode Island
  • Thomas Greene (1707-1763), director of the Massachusetts Bank

W[edit | edit source]

  • Welthyan Greene (1669-1748), Deputy-Governor of Rhode Island

See Also[edit | edit source]

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