Thomas McKee Green

16 September 1853–2 February 1924 (Age 70)
Rush, Indiana, United States

The Life of Thomas McKee

When Thomas McKee Green was born on 16 September 1853, in Rush, Indiana, United States, his father, Samuel Green, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Mc Kee, was 23. He married Anna Dell Foxworthy on 5 June 1879. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Rushville Township, Rush, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 February 1924, in Rush, Indiana, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Thomas McKee Green
1853–1924
Anna Dell Foxworthy
1855–1929
Marriage: 5 June 1879
Lowell McKee Green
1882–1949
Myron Rush Green
1888–1962
Alma Marie Green
1893–

Spouse and Children

    Male1853–1924Male

    Anna Dell Foxworthy

    Female1855–1929Female

MARRIAGE
5 June 1879
children

(3)

    Male1882–1949Male

    Myron Rush Green

    Male1888–1962Male

    Alma Marie Green

    Female1893–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 3

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.
1863

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Green in household of Saml Green, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas N Green in household of Sammuel Green, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thos M Green, "United States Census, 1900"

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