George Davis Green

about 1803–8 May 1819 (Age 16)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of George Davis

When George Davis Green was born about 1803, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, Noah Green, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Davis, was 24. He married Esther Eliza Baldwin about 1828, in Massachusetts, United States. He died on 8 May 1819, in Windsor, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Hill Cemetery, Windsor, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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George Davis Green
1803–1819
Esther Eliza Baldwin
1807–1888

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World Events (6)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 0

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1808

Age 5

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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  • George Davis Green, "Find A Grave Index"
  • George Green, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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