Henrietta Florence Green

from 2 October 1885 to 30 December 1885–18 June 1919 (Age 33)
Orange Free State, South Africa

The Life of Henrietta Florence

When Henrietta Florence Green was born from 2 October 1885 to 30 December 1885, in Orange Free State, South Africa, her father, Alexander Stephen Green, was 28 and her mother, Maria Ann Hulley, was 26. She married John Alexander Hutcheson on 11 October 1911, in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 18 June 1919, in Potchefstroom, Transvaal, South Africa, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

John Alexander Hutcheson
Henrietta Florence Green
Marriage: 11 October 1911
Alexander Ian Hutcheson

Spouse and Children

11 October 1911
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa


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World Events (7)


Age 1

Gold discovered at Witwatersrand. Johannesburg established.

Age 12

Part of Zululand incorporated into British colony of Natal. King Solomon ka Dinizulu exiled.

Age 14

British troops gather on the Transvaal border and ignore an ultimatum to disperse. The second Anglo-Boer War begins.

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)

  • Henrietta Florence mentioned in the death notice of her father Alexander Stephen Green
  • Henrieta Florence Green Hutcheson, "South Africa, Transvaal, Civil Death, 1869-1954"
  • Henrietta Florence Green Hutcheson, "South Africa, Transvaal, Probate Records from the Master of the Supreme Court, 1869-1958"

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