Noah Knight Green

24 December 1806–8 May 1886 (Age 79)
Windsor, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Noah

When Noah Knight Green was born on 24 December 1806, in Windsor, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Noah Green, was 45 and his mother, Sarah Davis, was 27. He married Esther Eliza Baldwin on 5 November 1834, in Medina, Lenawee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Medina Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1860. He died on 8 May 1886, in Medina, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Morenci, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Noah Knight Green
Esther Eliza Baldwin
Marriage: 5 November 1834
Oren Ephraim Green
Noah Tileson Green
Lucy Green
Milton Green
George Davis Green
Henry Elmore Green

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1834Medina, Lenawee, Michigan, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 6
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 24
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: status name from Middle English knyghte ‘knight’, Old English cniht ‘boy’, ‘youth’, ‘serving lad’. This word was used as a personal name before the Norman Conquest, and the surname may in part reflect a survival of this. It is also possible that in a few cases it represents a survival of the Old English sense into Middle English, as an occupational name for a domestic servant. In most cases, however, it clearly comes from the more exalted sense that the word achieved in the Middle Ages. In the feudal system introduced by the Normans the word was applied at first to a tenant bound to serve his lord as a mounted soldier. Hence it came to denote a man of some substance, since maintaining horses and armor was an expensive business. As feudal obligations became increasingly converted to monetary payments, the term lost its precise significance and came to denote an honorable estate conferred by the king on men of noble birth who had served him well. Knights in this last sense normally belonged to ancient noble families with distinguished family names of their own, so that the surname is more likely to have been applied to a servant in a knightly house or to someone who had played the part of a knight in a pageant or won the title in some contest of skill.2 Irish: part translation of Gaelic Mac an Ridire ‘son of the rider or knight’. See also McKnight .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Noah Green, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Noah Green, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Noah K Green, "United States Census, 1850"

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