Jerome B Greenfield

1828–1898 (Age 70)
Rutland, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life of Jerome B

When Jerome B Greenfield was born in 1828, in Rutland, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Elijah Greenfield, was 44 and his mother, Jemima Shelden, was 41. He married Calphurnia Morgan on 17 February 1847, in Henderson, Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Montague, Lewis, New York, United States in 1875. He died in 1898, in Lewis, New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Lewis, New York, United States.

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Jerome B Greenfield
Calphurnia Morgan
Marriage: 17 February 1847
Morgan R Greenfield

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17 February 1847
Henderson, Jefferson, New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 35

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of numerous minor places named Greenfield, from Old English grēne ‘green’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ ( see Field ).2 English: variant of Granville .3 English translation of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Grünfeld ( see Grunfeld ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jerome Greenfield, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jerome Greenfield, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jerome B Greenfield, "New York State Census, 1875"

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