Ellen Green

1856–
Bitton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Green was born in 1856, in Bitton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Green, was 52 and her mother, Mary Gully, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Green
1804–1871
Mary Gully
1821–
Isaac Green
1848–
John Green
1850–
Mary Ann Green
1852–
Ellen Green
1856–
Martha Green
1858–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 24

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 48

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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)

  • Ellen Green in household of Joseph Green, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Ellen Green, "England, Bristol Parish Registers, 1538-1900"
  • Ellen Green, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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