Noah H Greenleaf

14 March 1813–6 April 1896 (Age 83)
Monongalia, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Noah H

When Noah H Greenleaf was born on 14 March 1813, in Monongalia, Virginia, United States, his father, George Greenleaves, was 48 and his mother, Nancy Ann Barnes, was 39. He married Matilda Catherine Townsend on 17 March 1840, in Lewis, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Gilmer, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Center District, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 April 1896, in Cedarville, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Cedarville Cemetery, Cedarville, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Noah H Greenleaf
Matilda Catherine Townsend
Marriage: 17 March 1840
Franklin Greenlief
Samuel E. Greenleaf
Allen A. Greenleaf
John Wesley Greenleaf
Rebecca J Greenleaf
Jehu G. Greenlief
Mary Elizabeth Greenleaf
William W Greenleaf
Minter Jackson Greenleaf
Florence Lee Greenlief
Artimissia Greenlief
Lee Greenleaves
Johnathan Hezekiah Greenlief
Mary Catherine Greenleaf

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  • Marriage
    17 March 1840Lewis, Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""
    Age 11
    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 23
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex and Middlesex): from Middle English grene ‘green’ + lef ‘leaf’, presumably applied as a nickname, the significance of which is now lost.Jewish (American): translation into English of the Ashkenazic artificial surname Grünblatt, a compound of German grün + Blatt ‘leaf’.Americanized form (translation into English) of French Canadian Vertefeuille .

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Noah Greenleaves, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Noah Greenleaf, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"
    • Noah Greenleaves, "United States Census, 1870"

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