Burton A Green

1 March 1853–30 September 1919 (Age 66)
Portland, Ionia, Michigan, United States

The Life of Burton A

When Burton A Green was born on 1 March 1853, in Portland, Ionia, Michigan, United States, his father, Samuel Greene, was 41 and his mother, Melinda Haskins, was 38. He married Elizabeth A Clark on 30 November 1872, in Portland, Ionia, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Grant Township, Clare, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Hatton, Clare, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 30 September 1919, in Hatton Township, Clare, Michigan, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Harrison, Clare, Michigan, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Burton A Green
Effa 'Effie' Young
Marriage: 1 March 1877
Edith E Green

Spouse and Children

1 March 1877
Portland, Ionia, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Melinda Haskins




    Lorenzo Wayne Greene


    Lucy Ann Green


    Polly Green


    Samuel J Green


    Harriet Green


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 1

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 19

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Burton A Green, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Burton Green in household of Samuel Green, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Burton A Green, "United States Census, 1910"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.