James and Mary Green

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Parents     John Green and Elizabeth Lee     Mary's parents unknown

James Green  (b 1689 Northill Bedford , m Mary in Ashwell, d 1743 Ashwell)        
Mary (d 1732 Ashwell)
    Ann Green (b 1716 Biggleswade Bedfordshire, m William Briant 1744 Ashwell, d 1782 Ashwell)
        James (snr) Briant (b 1745 Ashwell, m Elizabeth Rouse 1771 Ashwell, d 1819 Ashwell)
             Paul Briant (b 1775 Ashwell, m Mary Bailey 1795, d 1851 Ashwell)
                 James (Jnr) Briant (b 1799 Ashwell, m Phyllis Picking 1823 Ashwell, d Tewin)
                    George Briant (b1824 Ashwell, m Emma Pateman 1851 Ashwell, d 1900 Ballarat)
                         Louisa Jane Briant (b 1861 Ballarat, m Edwin Farr 1884 Presb Manse Ballarat, d 1945 Northcote)
                             Winifred Emma Farr (b 1890 Northcote, m Norman Thompson 1918 , d 1994 Preston)
    Elizabeth Green (b 1719, d 1730 Ashwell)
    Sarah (b 1721, d 1729 Ashwell)

About Green, James
POTENTIAL FATHER : in Ashwell at the right time had daughter Sarah born in 1720.
1716 Purchased dower rights to cottage with 1rood on Common Lane, plus 3 roods in North field from John and Elizabeth Webb of Ashwell. See document 26456 (original in Herts County Record office). This is house the William Bryant and descedents own. Assume cottage and land passed to eldest daughter Ann, and then to Ann`s husband. 

Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, while in a different county, it is only six miles NW of Ashwell. Northill is three miles east of Biggleswade


A lot of this page came from "Barry's Open Tree" in Ancestry. Red is source Patricia Hone
Thanks to Gwen and Harry Smalley, Glenis Crocker, Kel Ellis, Elinor Moore, Valerie Woodgate and Patricia Hone for their contributions to this part of our tree

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