Hezekiah Green

23 August 1764–11 April 1812 (Age 47)
Killingly, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Hezekiah

When Hezekiah Green was born on 23 August 1764, in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Capt. Hezekiah Green, was 30 and his mother, Alice Leavens, was 32. He married Ruth Bussey about 1785. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 11 April 1812, in Rushville, Potter, Yates, New York, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Rushville, Potter, Yates, New York, United States.

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Hezekiah Green
Ruth Bussey
Marriage: about 1785
Benjamin Green
Benjamin Green
Nancy Green
Rebecca Green

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    Ruth Bussey


about 1785



    Benjamin Green


    Nancy Green


    Rebecca Green


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World Events (8)


Age 12

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 12

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 17

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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 (3)

  • Hezekiah Green, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850" [birth]
  • Hezekiah Green, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Hezekiah Green : Family tree by Tim DOWLING - Geneanet

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