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John GREENLAW

John GREENLAW

Female 1776 - 1848  (72 years)

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  • Name John GREENLAW 
    Born 1776 
    Gender Female 
    Birth [1774-1784]  [1
    Residence 10 Jun 1784  Passamaquoddy, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Grant 5 Aug 1837  Pennfield, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997 (RS686)
      Name GREENLAW, John
      Volume 19
      Page 131
      Grant number 1206
      Place Pennfield
      County Charlotte
      Date 1837-08-05
      Accompanying plan Yes
      Acres 97
      Microfilm F16321

      Point on Black's Harbour between Greenlaw Cove and Sturgeon Cove
    Residence 17 Aug 1848  Lots 9 & 10, Sturgeon Cove, Pennfield, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 17 Aug 1848 
    Died Between 17 Aug 1848 and 13 Nov 1848 
    Will Proved 13 Nov 1848 
    Residence Bef 1822 ASSESS?  Pennfield, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I43404  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2017 

    Father Ebenezer GREENLAW,   b. Bef 1738,   d. 1810, St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 72 years) 
    Mother Eunice DUNHAM,   b. Bef C 1745,   d. 29 Jan 1830, St George, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 85 years) 
    Married C 1765 
    Family ID F3384  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth,   b. C 1776?,   d. Bef 1851 CENSUS? 
    Family ID F13003  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    The Jonathan Greenlaw Problem
    The Jonathan Greenlaw Problem

  • Notes 
    • All Saints Anglican: Checked
      Pennfield 1820-1823 assessments: Elijah Greenlaw only. See Holmes
      Petitions: Checked
      Johnson's Vitals: Nil
      Eastport Sentinel: Nil
    • Lot 8 Pennfield

      Volume T Page 111 [114/803]
      No 162
      Elijah Greelaw yeoman Pennfield
      John Greenlaw Pennfield
      Lot 8 on Little Sturgeon Cove
      east side of L'Etang River
      northeasterly by Samuel E Greenlaw
      20 August 1840
      Elijah Greenlaw [SS]
      Wit: Wm Mahood, Robert Luthiland

      Volume T Page 521
      [524/803]
      No 657
      John Greenlaw farmer Pennfield
      Wilmot Hawkins farmer Pennfield
      17 pounds
      Land in Pennfield
      westerly part of Lot 8 granted to Elijah Greenlaw Senior
      21 April 1845
      John Greenlaw [His mark]
      Elizabeth Greenlaw [Her mark]
      Wit: Wm B Chandler
    • Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)
      Name GREENLAW, JOHN
      Year 1826
      County Charlotte
      Microfilm F4205
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/78954?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land petitions, 1783-1857
      Authors: New Brunswick. Crown Land Office
      1826 Giberson, John Jr. - 1826 Maximen, Simon
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1289001
      8191306
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008191306?cat=78954
      [170/818]
      John C Greenlaw
      ae 30 [1796]
      married with 3 children
      4 August 1826

      https://archives.gnb.ca/Search/RS108/Details.aspx?culture=en-CA&Key=25086
      Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)
      Name GREENLAW, JOHN
      Year 1847
      County Charlotte
      Microfilm F4233
      See petition of CORBITT, WILLIAM

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/78954?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land petitions, 1783-1857
      Authors: New Brunswick. Crown Land Office
      1846 Taylor, Samuel - 1847 Getchell, Henry
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1289085
      8633957
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008633957?cat=78954
      [534/870]
      ...
      The Petition of William Corbitt
      ...
      about sixty five Acres
      ...
      in St Andrews Parish Charlotte County to the Eastward of Limeburner Lake And adjoining South of the former Grant to your Petitioner. There being about An Acre or So improved thereone by John Greenlow who has abandoned it...
      ...
      Novr 16/47
      ...
    • Lot 9 Sturgeon Cove

      Volume 32 Page 591
      [595/677]
      No 444
      John Greenlaw fisherman Deer Island and wife Amanda M
      Nelson Holmes farmer Pennfield
      $250
      Quit claim
      a certain farm and tract of land situated on the banks of the Letang River in the Parish of Pennfield consisting of about 97 acres more or less, with all the buildings there standing, known as the Greenlaw Farm and being the same which descended to us from our Uncle John Greenlaw deceased and bounded as follows...
      19 March 1875
      John Greenlaw
      Amanda M Greenlaw
      Wit: Henry Smith JP

      John Greenlaw m Amanda Leeman s Ebenezer Greenlaw m Rhoda Adams
    • John Greenlaw Will

      Charlotte County Registry Books

      Volume W Page 394
      [397/673]

      No 2036 John Grinlow's Will

      Whereas I John Grinlow of Pennfield in the County of Charlotte yeoman this seventeenth day of August one thousand eight hundred and forty eight being of sound mind and memory though weak in Bodily health have thought fit to make my last will and testament. I do thefefore make and ordain it in the following manner that is to say such worldly goods wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life. I give devise and dispose of in the following manner and orm first my will is that all my Just and Lawful debts be paid out of my effects

      Item my will is and I do hereby give and bequeath unto my Beloved wife Elizabeth Grinlow all my farm, consisting of two lots of land number nine and number ten in a Grant to me lying between big and little Sturgeon Coves on which I now live containing in all ninety seven Acres with all the Houses rights and privileges thereunto belonging as is particularly described for and during the whole time that she shall remain my widow and moreover I give to my said wife all my household goods and kitchen furniture together with all my stock of cattle farming implement and all other my chattel property of every description as if particularly specified to dispose of as she shall think proper

      Item my will is that should be said wife ever Marry after my deceased she shall at such Marriage yeild up and relinquish to my Nephew John Grinlow son of my Brother Ebenezer Grinlow one half of all my said Farm with the buildings now thereon or the profits thereof And further my will is that at the death of my said wife, my said Nephew John Grenlow shall have all my said Farm above mentioned to himself and his heirs but should my said Nephew John die leaving no Lawful Issue it shall go to my said brother Ebenezer Grinlow and his heirs.

      Item my will is and I do hereby give and bequeath unto my Neice Mary Grinlow Daughter of Elijah Grinlow all my farm or Lot of land about twenty five Acres being the eastern half of lot number 8 on the south side of little Sturgeon Cove aforesaid and to her heirs Lawfully Begotten But should she died leaving no lawful issue the said farm of Lawn is to be disposed of to or through my said Nephew John Grinlow as in the farm before mentioned that is to say it shall go to the said John Grinlow and his lawful heirs but in the even of his having no Children or child Lawfully Begotten to Ebenezer Grinlow and his heirs and assigns forever I make and Ordain my Two Friends Joshua Knight and Wilmot Hawkins my Lawful Executors to execute this my last will and Testament According to the true Intent and meaning of it. In Witness whereof the said John Grinlow hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year above written. Signed sealed published and desclared by the said John Grinlow as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who were present at the signing And sealing thereof

      Daniel Scott
      William Wallace
      John Wood

      John Grinlow [His mark]

      Province of New Brunswick County of Charlotte. Be it remembered that on the thirteenth day of November AD 1848 before me Harris Hatch Esquire Surrogate of the County of Charlotte personally appeared Joshua Knight & Wilmot Hawkins Executors named in the within written will John Grinlow late of the parish of Penfield deceased hereunto annexed and were duly sworn to the Authenticity of the said will and to the faithful discharge of the Duties of the trusts thereby in him disposed by taking the oath of and Executore as by law required.

      H Hatch Sur Judge & c

      Province of New Brunswick County of Charlotte. Be it remembered that on the thirteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty eight before me Harris Hatch Esquire Surrogate of the County of Charlotte personally appeared John Wood whose name subscribed as attesting Witness to the instrument hereunto annexed purporting to be the Will of John Grinlow late of the Parish of Pennfield in the County of Charlotte deceased and being duly sworn did depose & say that he did see the said John Grinlow sign the Said instrument (and that he at the same time published and declared the same to be his last will and Testament) and that at the time of such signing publishing and declaring he the said John Wood and one Daniel Scott and William Wallace whose names is also subscribed to the said Will as Witnsses attesting the execution thereod were all present and that the said John Grinlow appeared to him the said John Wood to be of sound and disposing mind and understanding and that the name John Wood, William Wallace, and Daniel Scott were Subscribed to the said Will by them the said John Wood, William Wallace and Daniel Scott respectively in the presence of each other and of the said John Grinlow

      Sworn to on the day & year above mentioned before me
      H Hatch Sur Judge & c

      Charlotte County Ss This will is therefor proved approved and allowed by H Hatch Sur Judge & c
      Recd and Regd 19th July 19th 1851
      H H Hatch Regr

  • Sources 
    1. [S3977] Return of Men, Women and Children of the Penobscot Loyalists Settled in the District of Passamaquoddy the 10th of June 1, (http://members.shaw.ca/caren.secord/locations/NewBrunswick/Lists/PenobscotGroupSorted.html).