|b. 16 February 1640-1||Cambridge Mass||[Paige 567-8]|
|b. 1615||England||[Plumb1 48]|
|d. 1 January 1702||Cambridge Mass||[Paige 567-8]|
 Jane Bainbridge
|d. 16 November 1657||Cambridge Mass||[Cambridge1 567-8]|
[Cambridge1 567-8] Married Jane, daughter of Guy Bainbridge. Mr Green is principally celebrated as a printer. The conductor of the Cambridge printing office about half a century, and the ancestor of a very numerous race of printers. Upon some dissaticfaction with Daye, who was the first to commence printing in NE, Green was appointed to take charge of the press about 1649 Whether he had previously become acquainted with the business, under the direction of Daye, does not appear. But from this time forward, he devoted himself to his work. Thomas (History of Printing) gives a catalogue of bookds published under Green's superintendence; among which were the Indian New Testament, 1661, the Indian Bible, 1663, and a second edition of the same, 6 years in press, completed in 1685. Notwithstanding his employment, as a sole master-printer in New England, Mr. Green found some liesure for civil and military duties. He was town clerk 1694-7 and Clerk of Writs from 1652 until a late period, if not the end of his life. He had a passion for military excercises. promotion was not as rapid then as now, and a practice then prevailed ..... He served as sergeant in the expedition against Groton September 1643. ... He was appointed ensign in 1660; was lieutenant in 1686; and was commissioned Captain in 1689 when 75 years old, which station he seems to have held until his death. In an obituary notice of his son Bartholomew published in the Newsletter 4 January 1733. it is stated that 'Captain Samuel Green, the famous printer of Cambridge ... arrived with Gov. Winthrop in 1630, he came in the same ship as the honorable Thomas Dudley, Esq. and used to tell his children that upon their first coming sashore, bith he and several others were for some time glad to lodge in empty casks, to shelter them from the weather, for want of housing.
|d. about 1638||Cambridge Mass|
 Elizabeth --
|b. about 1589|
|d. 28 October 1677||Cambridge Mass|
[Cambridge1 567] Was here in 1634 and had a house in the West Field, not far from the botanic garden, but probably removed to the sw corner of Brattle and Ash streets, where his widow resided in 1638. Died about 1638. Elizabeth died after a widowhood of about 40 years.
Dewayne E. Perry
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