Rhoda Young Greene

Rhoda Young Greene (1789-1840) was born 10 Sep. 1789 in Greene Co., New York. She was the daughter of John Young and Naby How. She married John Portineus Greene on 11 Feb. 1813 in New York, and they had seven children. She was baptized 13 Apr. 1831. She died 18 Jan. 1840 in Commerce, Hancock Co., Illinois, and Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff mentioned her death in an 1840 letter to Wilford Woodruff.


Rhoda Young (L82L-DW9), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 21 Feb. 2023). Rhoda Young Greene, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/rhoda-young-greene, accessed 21 Feb. 2023). Brigham Young, “Brigham Young history drafts, 1856-1858 / History of Brigham Young,” entry for Rhoda Young, image 8/15, CR 100 475; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 21 Feb. 2023). "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 14 Feb. 2023); John Young and Nabe How, marriage, 31 Oct. 1786, Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, p. 302; citing Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, New England Historic Genealogical Society, “Vital records of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to the year of 1850,” image 158/612; DGS 7578551. John P. Greene, “Obituary of wife,” Times and Seasons 1839-1846, vol. 2, no. 8 (15 Feb. 1841), p. 325, image 334/2129; database with images, Internet Archive (https://archive.org, accessed 21 Feb. 2023).

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    Lee Montrose Lee County Iowa Territory Sept 8th 1840 My Dear Willford, With pleasure I seat myself at this time to acknowledge the reception of your kind letter which came to hand 10 days since and I should have answered it immedately after its reception had it not been that my babe was quite sick but he is better now I had been an[x]iously looking for a letter from you for a long time and to my greate satisfaction received it from the hand of a brother, brought by some of the ...
    September 8, 1840