Title: Genealogy of the Greenleaf Family.
Publisher:  Printed for the Use of the Family, by Edward O. Jenkins, New York, 1854,
Seller ID: 94774
GREENLEAF, Jonathan. A Genealogy of the Greenleaf Family. New York : Printed for the Use of the Family, by Edward O. Jenkins, 1854. Pp (2),[i]-iv,5-116,(2). 8vo, brown pressed cloth, copper lettering to front board. The book contains genealogical Charts (pp 5-45) with Notes (pp 47-112), with an Index to the Principal Families. “From all that can be gathered, it is believedthat the ancestors of the Greenleaf family were Huguenots, who left France on account of their religious principles, sometime in the course of the si xteenth century, and settled in England. The name was, probably, translatedfrom the French Fuillevert. Edmund Greenleaf, who is named in the Chart as the common ancestor, was born in the parish of Brixham, and county of Devo nshire, near Torbay, in England, about the year 1600. He married Sarah Dole, and had several children born in England. In the year 1635 he came to America with his family, and settled in Newbury, Mass.” (p. 47). Spine ends chipped, nibbling / silverfish damage to edges and spine, modern penned name,internally very good. 250.00