Henry James Greening

1869–about 1939 (Age 70)
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry James

When Henry James Greening was born in 1869, in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Greening, was 30 and his mother, Mary Parry, was 28. He married Emma Sophia Millwater on 25 February 1893, in Dean Forest Christ Church, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. He died about 1939, at the age of 70.

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Henry James Greening
Emma Sophia Millwater
Marriage: 25 February 1893
Alice Maud Greening
George Greening
Reginald Gilbert
Beatrice May Greening
Tom Greening
Alfred John Greening
Jack Greening
James Henry Greening
Arthur John Greening
Robert William Greening
Lizzie Florence Mary Greening
Iris Kate Greening
Harry Roland Greening

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 February 1893Dean Forest Christ Church, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 11
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    Age 15
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
    1904 · The Entente Cordiale
    Age 35
    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire and Dorset): nickname perhaps from an unrecorded Middle English grening, a derivative of grene ‘green’ (Old English grēne), i.e. ‘the green one’, whether physically or metaphorically ‘green’.English: alternatively, from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Grening, a derivative (originally patronymic) of the Middle English personal name Grene. See Green .Americanized form of German Grüning, a variant of Groening .

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

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    Sources (2)

    • H J Greening, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
    • Henry J Greening, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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