Edward Green

1779–25 July 1848 (Age 69)
Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Green was born in 1779, in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, United States, his father, Sgt. Luke Greene Sr., was 28 and his mother, Lois Greene, was 24. He married Lydia Greene in 1798. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Pinckney, Lewis, New York, United States in 1808. He died on 25 July 1848, in Adams, Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Green Settlement, Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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Edward Green
Martha Sheldon
Marriage: about 1805
James Green
Lydia Greene
Truman Dudley Green
Sylvia Ann Green
Alonson J. Greene
Lois Green
Luke E. Greene
Louisa Green
David C. Greene

Spouse and Children

about 1805
United States


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1791 · Founded

Age 12

Rensselaer County was organized from Albany County in 1791.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 21

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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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  • Edward Green, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Database: FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org)
  • Website: Marx and Related Families

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