Hester A. Green

27 July 1835–
Shelby, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Hester A.

When Hester A. Green was born on 27 July 1835, in Shelby, Indiana, United States, her father, Rans Bird Green, was 43 and her mother, Ruth Morgan, was 35. She married James Orie Wharton on 20 November 1864. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Freedom Township, Bourbon, Kansas, United States in 1880.

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James Orie Wharton
Hester A. Green
Marriage: 20 November 1864
Harry Wharton
Iddie Wharton
Josephine Wharton
Anna Wharton
James Wharton

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  • Marriage
    20 November 1864
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    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.
    1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act
    Age 1
    The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 31
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 131873;2007: 304479; 2010: 430182)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.

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Esther A Wharton in household of J W Wharton, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Hester A Wharton in household of James W Wharton, "United States Census, 1910"

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