Edith E Green

February 1892–28 October 1926 (Age 34)
Portland, Ionia, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Edith E

When Edith E Green was born in February 1892, in Portland, Ionia, Michigan, United States, her father, Burton A Green, was 38 and her mother, Effa 'Effie' Young, was 34. She married Ira Erastus Root on 7 April 1911, in Harrison, Clare, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Hatton, Clare, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 28 October 1926, in Hatton Township, Clare, Michigan, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Harrison, Clare, Michigan, United States.

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Ira Erastus Root
Edith E Green
Marriage: 7 April 1911
Arlene Eleanor Root

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 4
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 6
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1902 · So Much Farm Land
Age 10
A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English: one of the most common and widespread of English surnames, either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or who had played the part of the ‘Green Man’ in the May Day celebrations, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green, Middle English grene (a transferred use of the color term). In North America this name has no doubt assimilated cognates from other European languages, notably German Grün ( see Gruen ).2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of German Grün or Yiddish Grin, Ashkenazic ornamental names meaning ‘green’ or a short form of any of the numerous compounds with this element.3 Irish: translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’. See also Fahey .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (7)

  • Edythe E Green in household of Burton A Green, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edith Root in household of Ira E Root, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith Green in entry for John Grover and Bernice Vanbuskirk, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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