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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Thomas McKee Green
Anna Dell Foxworthy
Marriage: 5 June 1879
Lowell McKee Green
Myron Rush Green
Alma Marie Green

Spouse and Children


    Anna Dell Foxworthy


5 June 1879



    Myron Rush Green


    Alma Marie Green


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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.

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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