GENERATION 12

GENERATION 11

SAMUEL GREENHILL
born:                                          
marr:    
died:    
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mother: 
 
REBECCA BASENDEN
born:                  Cranbrook, ENG
marr:                          
died:         -1678Hartford, CT
father: 
mother: 



Biography

SAMUEL GREENHILL and REBECCA BASENDEN married in England, and came to America from Staplehurst, Kent, England, in May 1634, on the same ship as Simon Willard, Timothy Stanley, and William Pantry. He was admitted Freeman Mar. 4, 1634/35. They removed to Hartford, Hartford, CT, the next year, an original proprietor of the town. His home lot was on the west side of Main Street, stretching from the highway on the bank of the Little River, to the road from George Steele's, to the South Meadow (Buckingham Street).

SAMUEL died soon after his removal to Hartford. His name can be found on the obelisk erected in the Center Church of Hartford, where he was a member.

REBECCA married second Jeremy Adams, about 1639, his first marriage. They had three children, John, who married Abigail Smith; Ann, who married Robert Sanford; and Elinor (or Hannah), who married Nathaniel Willet. REBECCA died in 1678 in Hartford.
 


Children

  born marr died
Thomas 01-20-1632/33                            -1653
REBECCA GREENHILL
  husband JOHN SHEPARD
about-1634     
         -1623     
 
10-04-1649
12-22-1689
06-12-1707


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