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Robert Green (1695 - 1748)

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Robert Green
Born in Greens Norton Parish,, Northamptonshire, , Englandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Orange, Colony of Virginiamap
17 November 2015
11:15: Marj Adams edited the Biography for Robert Green. (sp) [Thank Marj for this]
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Robert was born in England in 1695 of father Wiiliam Green ... mother Eleanor McDuff ..., He came to the USA in 1712 with his Uncle William Duff. [1] [2] He married Eleanor Dunn in Virginia [3] He received 120,000 acres as a grant. He passed away in 1748 in Orange Co. Virginia (Later Culpeper County created from Orange County) writing his will on 22 Feb 1748 which was proved 28 Jul 1748, naming seven sons William, Robert, Duff, John, Nicholas, James and Moses to whom he left large tracts of land. [4]


  1. Some Prominent Virginia Families. v1-4, Pecquet du Bellet, Louise, Lynchburg VA.: J.P. Bell, 1907, v2, p238 at
  2. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Filby, P. William, ed., Farmington Hills, MI, USA: Gale Research, 2006, p34 at
  3. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.

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DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Robert by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Robert:

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On December 20, 2014 at 22:37GMT Sue Howard wrote:

No one that I know of has done DNA. Which company do you recommend?

On December 20, 2014 at 22:15GMT Debby Black wrote:

I found Robert at #159 on the yDNA project page. My Greens are represented at #155. They don't appear to be close enough for a relationship to Robert even though they are side by side on the spreadsheet. Oh well, back to the hunt. :)

On December 20, 2014 at 21:35GMT Debby Black wrote:

Has a descendant of Robert contributed to the Green/Greene yDNA project?

On December 5, 2014 at 12:55GMT Sue Howard wrote:

The January 2015 issue of the Kentucky Explorer (great magazine!) just published an article from the Richmond, VA Times-Dispatch from May 23, 1909 on the genealogy of the Green family starting with when Robert emigrated to USA in 1710. If you want me to scan and send to you, please send me your email address. Sue Howard

On September 17, 2014 at 22:02GMT Sjana Lee Dreyer-Bauer wrote:

Green-11299 and Green-1565 appear to represent the same person because: These are the same people; same birth dates; same spouses; same parents, etc.

On March 21, 2014 at 21:40GMT Sue Howard wrote:

Green-10154 and Green-4381 appear to represent the same person because: I'm green at this and didn't get a drop down list of matches. Sorry for green-10154. Sue

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