James Herd Green

10 September 1853–5 July 1913 (Age 59)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Herd

When James Herd Green was born on 10 September 1853, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Shadrach Emanuel Green, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ann Compton, was 32. He married Malvina Eva Denton on 15 January 1871, in McMinnville, Warren, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Civil District 10, Warren, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 5 July 1913, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Salem Cemetery, Warren, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Herd Green
Malvina Eva Denton
Marriage: 15 January 1871
Amanda Green
William Denton Green
Shady Green
Charles Green
Charlie B. Green
Jimmy Green
Brazier J. Green
Ophia Green
Nathan Green Sr.
Jona Agnes Green

Spouse and Children

15 January 1871
McMinnville, Warren, Tennessee, United States




    Shady Green


    Charles Green


    Charlie B. Green


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+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 14

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 17

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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 H Green, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J H Green, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James ? Green, "United States Census, 1900"

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