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John Greeves
 Born
25d 3mo 1761 - Bernagh, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone, Ireland - [ s2257 ]
 Died
12d 9mo 1843 - Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Ireland, United Kingdom - [ s2047 s2542 ]
 Buried
16d 9mo 1843 - Friends Burial Ground, Grange, Co. Tyrone, Ireland, United Kingdom - [  s2047 s2542 ]
 Father
 
 Mother
Born 1d 7mo 1725 - Died 7d 2mo 1814
 Spouse
Born 29d 4mo 1767 - Died 18d 3mo 1824
 Married
5d 3mo 1789 - Friends Meeting House, Moyallon, Co. Down, Ireland - [ s2258 ]
 Child 1
Born 5d 4mo 1790 - Died 2d 12mo 1833
 Child 2
Born 21d 11mo 1792 - Died 31d 8mo 1852
 Child 3
Born 14d 11mo 1794 - Died 28d 11mo 1796
 Child 4
Born 17d 9mo 1796 - Died 31d 7mo 1877
 Child 5
Born 5d 10mo 1798 - Died 7d 11mo 1834
 Child 6
Born 14d 7mo 1800 - Died 17d 9mo 1865
 Child 7
Born 10d 10mo 1803 - Died 29d 5mo 1871
 Child 8
Born 1806 - Died 5d 12mo 1828
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GENERAL NOTES
Photograph of Little Berna taken in 2011.Little Berna (now named Fernshaw) October 2011© 2011 Sinton Family Trees

Quaker Records Ireland - Birth Details
Name: John Greeves
Gender: Son
Date of Birth: 25d 3mo 1761
Place of Birth: Grange
Parents: William & Mary Greer Greeves
Residence: Grange
Description of Father:
Registration Meeting: Grange Meeting, Volume 1, Page 16
Notes:
[RFSS Jan 2012]

Quaker. Linen bleacher & merchant.

Lived at Bernagh, Co. Tyrone, Ireland.  He is "Father" in the letters. John and Margaret settled at Bernagh, Co. Tyrone, which he built about the time of his marriage.  He had a lease from Lord Northland in 1787.
[JRHG]  

Wm. Heazelton addresses his letter to his cousin John Greeves, Bernagh, parish of Killyman, barony of Dungannon Middle, Co. Tyrone.
[Public Records Office Northern Ireland]

His mother, was the daughter of James Morton and Sarah Whitsitt of Grange.  For a complete Greeves/Greer genealogy, see Burke, Irish Family Records, 1976.

The marriages, births, deaths and activities of this family, their friends, relations, and descendants are covered in the letters. John built Bernagh circa 1789. Two other children died young.
[morton-dawson-sinton.FTW]

Family information furnished by Joy Jones of Colorado Springs inidcates John to be "of Bernagh."
[JHJ]

Quaker Records Ireland - Death & Burial Details
Name: John Greeves
Gender: Male
Date of Death: 12d 9mo 1843
Residence: Lisburn, Co. Antrim
Age: 83 Years
Date of Burial: 16d 9mo 1843
Place of Burial: Grange, Co. Tyrone
Description:
Registration Meeting: Grange Meeting, Volume 3, Page 317
[RFSS Aug 2012]

Headstone of John Greeves 1761 - 1843
Headstone of John Greeves 1761 - 1843
Friends Burial Ground, Grange, Co. Tyrone
© 2011 Sinton Family Trees
JOHN GREEVES
AGED 83
DIED 12 OF 9 MONTH
1843
MARGARET GREEVES
AGED 56
DIED 18 OF 3 MONTH
1824
SOURCES
[ s2257 ] Birth Registration - Birth of John Greeves to William and Mary Greer Greeves on 25 March 1761 in Bernagh, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone, Ireland - The Religious Society of Friends, Grange Meeting, Volume 1, Page 16 - BR1761-25-03-JG
[ s2047 ] Cemetery Marker - Headstone - Friends Burial Ground, Grange, Co. Tyrone, Ireland - H1843-12-09-JG 
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[ s2542 ] Death Registration - Death of John Greeves on 12 September 1843 in Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Ireland, United Kingdom and burial on 16 September 1843 in Friends Burial Ground, Grange, Co. Tyrone, Ireland, United Kingdom - The Religious Society of Friends, Grange Meeting, Volume 3, Page 317 - DR1843-12-09-JG
[ s2258 ] Marriage Registration - Marriage of John Greeves and Margaret Sinton on 5 March 1789 in Friends Meeting House, Moyallon, Co. Down, Ireland - The Religious Society of Friends, Lurgan Meeting, Volume 2, Page 176 - MR1789-05-03-JG-MS
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