Matthew Green

16 April 1758–
Chester le Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Matthew

When Matthew Green was christened on 16 April 1758, in Chester le Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Green, was 38 and his mother, Margaret Burdon, was 34.

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Family Time Line

William Green
1720–
Margaret Burdon
1724–
Margaret Green
1746–
Newark Green
1748–
Martin Green
1749–
Mary Green
1755–
Matthew Green
1758–
William Green
1761–
Martha Green
1764–

Parents and Siblings

    William Green

    Male1720–Male

    Margaret Burdon

    Female1724–Female

siblings

(7)

    Margaret Green

    Female1746–Female

    Newark Green

    Male1748–Male

    Martin Green

    Male1749–Male

    Mary Green

    Female1755–Female

    Male1758–Male

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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 (1)

  • Matthew Green, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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