William Green1

M, #760, d. 1722
Last Edited: 7 Apr 2012


  • Note: Has transcription of will, dated 11 January 17213
  • Note: "left his native land, England, at the early age of twenty, and landed at the port of Philadelphia....he went to New York...visited Long Island. He there became acquainted with John Reeder, recently arrived from England, whose sister or daughter, Joanna, in process of time, he married, and removing to Ewing township, about 1700. He purchased 345 acres...1717...a prominent and useful citizen."1
  • Immigration*: before 1700; Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania
  • Note*: Came from England at age twenty, later removed to Ewing about 1700. See the Friends of the William Green Farmhouse website for more biographical info, list of children, and quotes of Cooley, p. 78.
    Cooley's numbering: James B. (17), son of William R. (8), son of Richard (6), son of Richard (2), son of William (1).4,1


  1. [S121] Eli F. Cooley and William S. Cooley, Early Settlers in Trenton and Ewing.
  2. [S227] James W. Moore, Rev John Moore.
  3. [S227] James W. Moore, Rev John Moore, p. 249.
  4. [S151] Friends of the William Green Farmhouse, online http://www.williamgreenhouse.org/