Alice Green

5 December 1777–6 September 1857 (Age 79)
Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Green was born on 5 December 1777, in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Capt. Hezekiah Green, was 44 and her mother, Alice Leavens, was 45. She married Beza Whitman in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Middlesex, Middlesex, Yates, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 6 September 1857, in Ontario, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Rushville, Gorham, Ontario, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Beza Whitman
1773–1810
Alice Green
1777–1857
Marriage:
Augustus Whitman
1798–1865
Erastus Whitman
1799–1799
Dr Marcus Whitman
1802–1847
Samuel Whitman
1804–1875
Henry Green Whitman
1806–1854
Alice H. Whitman
1808–1887

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
New York, United States
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

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.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 4

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 23

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Alice Loomis in household of Oren G Loomis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Allice Loomis in household of Oren G Loomis, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Alice Green in entry for Beza Whitman, "New York, Yates County, Swann Vital Records Collection, 1723-2009"

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