Lucinda Elizabeth Green

14 February 1827–1 April 1911 (Age 84)
Buchanan, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Lucinda Elizabeth

Lucinda Elizabeth Green was born on 14 February 1827, in Buchanan, Missouri, United States as the daughter of Henry Green. She married Joseph M VanMeter on 2 May 1847, in Buchanan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Marion Township, Ozark, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Rheas Mill Township, Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1910. She died on 1 April 1911, in Stilwell, Adair, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Chalk Bluff Cemetery, Adair, Oklahoma, United States.

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Joseph M VanMeter
Lucinda Elizabeth Green
Marriage: 2 May 1847
Sarah Elizabeth Van Meter Stone
Baby Van Matre
Malinda Josephine Vanmeter
Mary Elizabeth Van Meter
Martha Jane VanMeter
Joseph Franklin Van Meter
William Harrison VanMeter
Frances Cordelia VanMeter
John G. Van Meter
Thomas James Van Meter
John B. Van Meter
Samuel Van Meter

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  • Marriage
    2 May 1847Buchanan, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1832 · Black Hawk War
    Age 5
    The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the "British Band", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis.
    1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World
    Age 29
    William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

    Name Meaning

    English: either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or was young or immature, 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). This is one of the most common and widespread of English surnames. In North America it has assimilated cognates from other languages, notably German Grün (see Gruen ) and Dutch Groen ; compare 7 below. This surname is also very common among African Americans.English: alternatively, from a Middle English personal name Grene.Irish: adopted for Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’, a personal name from a pet form of uaine ‘green’, see Honan .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Lucinda Vanmeter in household of John W Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Lucinda Or Lucinday Green, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Lucinda Vanmetre in household of Joseph Vanmetre, "United States Census, 1850"

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