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Anne (Almy) Greene (1627 - 1709)

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Anne "Ann, Agnes, Annis" Greene formerly Almy aka Griffin (disproven)
Born in South Kilworth, Leicestershire, Englandmap
Wife of — married in Warwick,Kent,Rhode Island, USAmap
Died in Warwick,Kent,Rhode Islandmap
Almy-8 created 6 Aug 2010 | Last modified | Last edit: 4 Feb 2017
18:52: Beryl Meehan edited the Biography for Anne (Almy) Greene. [Thank Beryl for this]
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Categories: Puritan Great Migration | Abigail, sailed 1635 | Warwick, Rhode Island | Spring Greene Burial Ground, Warwick, Rhode Island.

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Anne (Almy) Greene migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).
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Anne Almy was born or baptized 26 February 1627 in South Kilworth, Leicestershire, England or 1628 in Braunstone, England.[citation needed]

Anne died 6 May 1709[1] in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, and was buried at at Spring Greene Burial Ground, Warwick. Her memorial has a biography, photos and links to those of her parents, husband and children.[2]

She came to New England with her parents and two siblings in 1635, aged 8, aboard the Abigail. Passenger List [3]

She married Deputy Governor John Greene [Jr] 1648 in East Greenwich or Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island.

Dept. Gov. John Greene referred to "brother" Christopher Almy, Annis' brother, in a letter dated November 5, 1690.

The marriage to Griffin may be an mix up. Citation needed.


  1. Peter Greene, b 4 Feb 1654 in Pawtucket, Providence, Rohde Island, USA[2]
  2. Catharine Greene, b 8 Aug, 1665 at Occupasuetuxet, Warwick, Rhode Island (m. Charles Holden) [4]
  3. Samuel Greene, b 30 Jan 1670, Rhode Island[5]


  1. Rhode Island Vital Records, Warwick: "Ann, Widow of Capt. John Greene, d. Warwick 6 May 1709, aged 82"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ann Almy Greene memorial at Find A Grave.
  3. Passenger List of the Abigail 1635
  4. "The Greenes of Rhode Island with Historical Records of English Ancestry 1534 - 1902", compiled from the manuscripts of the late Major-General George Sears Greene, U.S.V. by Louise Brownell Clarke, New York, 1903; reproduced by the Photoduplication Program of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts. page 59-62, 78-80 - see person number 17.
  5. Rhode Island, Births, 1636-1930

See also:

  • Genealogy of one branch of the Peckham family of Newport and Westerly, R.I, Page 68
  • Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-33, profile for "WILLIAM ALMY"
  • John Osborne Austin, Ancestry of Thirty-Three Rhode Islanders Born in the 18th Century, Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons (1889), page 57
  • George Walter Chamberlain, "The English Ancestry of William Almy of Portsmouth, R.I.," in NEHGR, Volume 71, Oct. 1917, pp 321-322

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On 9 Aug 2014 at 12:25 GMT Rick Pierpont wrote:

Almay-3 and Almy-8 appear to represent the same person because: Same husband.

On 20 Jul 2014 at 00:00 GMT Jillaine Smith wrote:

Based on what's on Robert Griffin-184's profile, I'm detaching Anne Almy as his wife.

On 19 Jul 2014 at 23:58 GMT Jillaine Smith wrote:

What is the source for the marriage to Robert Griffin?

On 19 Jul 2014 at 23:58 GMT Jillaine Smith wrote:

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