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date: 19 August 2019

Green, Nathanlocked

(1784–1825)
  • Samuel Willard Crompton

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Green, Nathan (1784–1825), privateer captain, was a resident of Salem, Massachusetts. Almost nothing is known of his early years, and even his lineage has not been positively identified. It seems likely, though not certain, that his parents were John Green and Patty (full name unknown) of Salem and that he was baptized in Salem on 6 October 1797 at the age of thirteen. The obscurity of his upbringing does not disappear until his activities during the War of 1812, which was the only well-documented period of his life....

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