no image
Privacy Level: Open (White)

Reuben (Greene) Green Esq. (abt. 1817 - 1882)

Reuben Green Esq. formerly Greene
Born about in Nova Scotiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 7 Jul 1847 in Cornwallis, Kings, Nova Scotiamap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 65 in Nova Scotia, Canadamap [uncertain]
Problems/Questions Profile manager: Melanie Armstrong private message [send private message]
Profile last modified | Created 21 Sep 2009
This page has been accessed 426 times.




Reuben Green, son of Willet Green and Hannah Vincent, was born about 1817 at Nova Scotia.[1] He married Sarah S. Rockwell on July 7, 1847 at Saint John's Anglican, Cornwallis Twp, Kings, Nova Scotia.[2] Reuben Green passed away in 1882.[3]


  • Leander, drowned 24 Nov 1877, at age 23, just three months after he married Mary Weaver; buried Habitant Cemetery # 387
Daniel F Johnson : Volume 41 Number 1843
Date : November 30, 1877 County : Saint John
Place : Saint John
Newspaper : The Daily Telegraph
A young man, s/o Reuben GREEN, Esq., was drowned at Medford, Cornwallis on Saturday last on the occasion of the launch of the new barque. He and two other persons were in a boat casting a ‘kedge anchor’ when the boat upset; one swam ashore, the other climbed on the upturned boat and Green sank. - Kentville Chronicle


  1. Canada Census, 1871," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 November 2014), Reuben Green, Canning, King's, Nova Scotia, Canada; citing p. 57, line 16; Library and Archives Canada film number C-10541, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,229,129.
  2. "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1711-1909," database, FamilySearch ( : 5 December 2014), Reuben Green and Sarah S. Rockwell, 07 Jul 1847; citing Saint John'S Anglican,Cornwallis Twp,Kings,Nova Scotia; FHL microfilm 1,376,193.
  3. Mosher, Sara Victoria. The Mosher Family Of Hugh Mosher & Rebecca Maxson From Rhode Island to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Beyond: Nine Generations. 2013.


Is Reuben your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon contact private message the profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships. Paternal line Y-chromosome DNA test-takers:
  • Rob Green Find Relationship : Y-Chromosome Test 11 markers, haplogroup R-L21
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Reuben: Have you taken a test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Comments: 1

Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.
Spelling of Reuben's name is unclear on his son Joseph Howe Greene's marriage registry. It may be possible that the spelling is Ruben. Marsha Auger
posted by [Living Ciaramello]

This week's featured connections are from the War of the Roses: Reuben is 17 degrees from Margaret England, 16 degrees from Edmund Beaufort, 15 degrees from Margaret Stanley, 15 degrees from John Butler, 16 degrees from Henry VI of England, 16 degrees from Louis XI de France, 16 degrees from Isabel of Clarence, 15 degrees from Edward IV of York, 16 degrees from Thomas Fitzgerald, 16 degrees from Richard III of England, 14 degrees from Henry Stafford and 16 degrees from Perkin Warbeck on our single family tree. Login to see how you relate to 33 million family members.

G  >  Greene  |  G  >  Green  >  Reuben (Greene) Green Esq.