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John Greeno or john Greenoough

John Greeno or john Greenoough

Posted: 18 Feb 2013 11:40PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Greeno
John Greeno,father of Samuel Greeno born in Germay and migrated to Penn USA He found a wife Sarah and migrated to Legrange Indian Where his wife and two sons bought property from a government patent. He could not buy land at that time 1837 becausee he was not a citizen

Re: John Greeno or john Greenoough

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 7:54PM GMT
Classification: Query
If Samuel was German - or more likely Jewish (Sarah) the name is unlikely to be Greeno. I would guess it might have originally Gruenau (or first "u" with two little dots over it). An anglicisation could easily be Greeno but it would not be much use to look for that in any German records. Hope this helps.
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