Amos Green

20 August 1862–24 March 1864 (Age 1)
Humboldt, Nevada, United States

The Life of Amos

When Amos Green was born on 20 August 1862, in Humboldt, Nevada, United States, his father, John Winthrop Green, was 49 and his mother, Sarah Jane McCoy, was 37. He died on 24 March 1864, in Marysville, Yuba, California, United States, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

John Winthrop Green
1813–1864
Sarah Jane McCoy
1824–1901
Ann Green
1844–1904
Mary Green
1847–1939
Oscar Green
1849–
George Green
1855–
Wells Green
1860–1939
Amy Green
1862–1864
Amos Green
1862–1864
Frank Green
1864–1872

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World Events (2)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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  • Headstone image of Amos Green from billiongraves.com

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