Green Family of Rhode Island

"Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of Lewis Green & Associated Families, Volume 6", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith © 2005

This Green family in no way ties to the Greenís of VA.  Information per Lake Compton .

Gen. Nathaniel Greene

Gen. Nathaniel Greene :

(1)     he was from  Rhode Island and no connection with the Virginia Greens has ever been found;
his gr. Niece, Nancy , was the daughter of Rev. John  & Rachel (Mackey) Green  of White Co., TN and married Maj. Joseph Shepherd Bell  of Cooper Co., MO

Rev. John Greene

Rev. John Greene , m. Rachel Mackey .  They resided in White Co., Tennessee . 

Rev. John  & Rachel (Mackey) Greene  had a daughter:

   Nancy Greene [i], m. Maj. Joseph Shepheard Bell  of Cooper Co., Missouri, b. Orange Co., VA..  His family came to Orange Co. from Essex and Accomack Cos. , VA.

This Nancy Green  is related to Gen. Nathaniel Greene , of Revolution fame.  She is the 1st cousin of Gov. James N. Throckmorton  of Texas .

[i] p. 56, Vol VII Boddie.