Mary E "Mollie" Greenlee

FemaleSeptember 1872–25 August 1946

Brief Life History of Mary E "Mollie"

When Mary E "Mollie" Greenlee was born in September 1872, in Louisiana, United States, her father, Willis Fredrick Greenlee, was 19 and her mother, Louise Wagley, was 16. She married Mike "Meoike" Kurkowski on 24 May 1906, in Big Stone City, Grant, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Bowman, North Dakota, United States in 1910. She died on 25 August 1946, in Robeline, Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Mike "Meoike" Kurkowski
Mary E "Mollie" Greenlee
Marriage: 24 May 1906
Truley Rona Kerkowski
Maye Octavia Kerowski

Sources (10)

  • Mollie Kurkowski in household of Leroy Woodle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • South Dakota marriages for Mike Kurkowski and Mollie Greenlee
  • Mollie Karpowski, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 May 1906Big Stone City, Grant, South Dakota, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


    Age 11

    Historical Boundaries: 1883: Bowman, Dakota Territory, United States 1889: Bowman, North Dakota, United States 1896: Bowman eliminated* 1907: Bowman, North Dakota, United States* *Eliminates in 1896 and recreated in 1907

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 24

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire): from Greenlea in Dumfriesshire, from Older Scots grēne ‘green’ + ley ‘piece of open country’, later ‘meadow’.

    Scottish: alternatively, a variant of Greenlees with loss of final -s.

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

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