Louisa Green

18 May 1841–1915 (Age 73)
Rush, Indiana, United States

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Green was born on 18 May 1841, in Rush, Indiana, United States, her father, Rans Bird Green, was 49 and her mother, Ruth Morgan, was 41. She married William Blair Chambers about 1862. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Iroquois Township, Newton, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Clarinda, Page, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died in 1915, at the age of 74.

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William Blair Chambers
Louisa Green
Marriage: about 1862
Birdie Marie Chambers
Eva Chambers
Samuel Chambers
John Chambers
Joseph Chambers

Spouse and Children

about 1862
Shelby, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 10

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Louisa Chambers in household of Will Chambers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Louisa Greene in household of C R Hough, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Louisa Green, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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