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

Reuben Green formerly Greene
Born about in Nova Scotiamap
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Husband of — married 7 Jul 1847 in Cornwallis, Kings, Nova Scotiamap
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Died at about age 65 in Nova Scotia, Canadamap [uncertain]
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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]

Children of Reuben Green and Sarah Rockwell

  1. 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.


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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

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