Mary Ellen Green

22 June 1731–May 1817 (Age 85)
Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Green was born on 22 June 1731, in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Jonathan Green, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Lakin, was 26. She married Samuel Scripture III on 9 October 1746, in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died in May 1817, in Somerset, Somerset, Maine, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Nelson, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Spaulding Jr.
1732–1790
Mary Ellen Green
1731–1817
Marriage: 1758
William Spaulding III
1759–1844
Polly Spaulding
1760–1820
Sybil Spaulding
1762–1852
Jonathan Spalding
1763–1850
Josiah Spaulding
1765–1835
Elizabeth Spaulding
1767–1855
Sally Spalding
1768–1828
Mary Spaulding
1772–1838

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1758Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1776
    Age 45
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 45
    New Hampshire is 9th state.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 69
    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

    English: either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or was young or immature, 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). This is one of the most common and widespread of English surnames. In North America it has assimilated cognates from other languages, notably German Grün (see Gruen ) and Dutch Groen ; compare 7 below. This surname is also very common among African Americans.English: alternatively, from a Middle English personal name Grene.Irish: adopted for Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’, a personal name from a pet form of uaine ‘green’, see Honan .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Greenman
    Greening
    Gruen
    Greene

    Sources (20)

    • Mary in entry for Samuel Scripture, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
    • Mary Green, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
    • Mary Spaulding in entry for Josiah Spaulding, "Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907"

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