James "Jim" Green

19 March 1797–19 September 1869 (Age 72)
Wilkes, Georgia, United States

The Life of James "Jim"

When James "Jim" Green was born on 19 March 1797, in Wilkes, Georgia, United States, his father, John Green, was 24 and his mother, Ann Giddens, was 24. He married Susanna "Susie" Hammond on 31 May 1822, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 19 September 1869, in Lawrence, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Green Cemetery, Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States.

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James "Jim" Green
Susanna "Susie" Hammond
Marriage: 31 May 1822
Sarah Ann Green
Roderick “Roger” Green
James Monroe Green
Mary Green
Francis Marion Green
John Green
Virgil A Stewart Green
Curtis Connors Green

Spouse and Children

31 May 1822
Lauderdale, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

Age 6

Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

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. 

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)

  • James Green, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Green, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Green, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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