Luke Green

27 April 1823–
Lydgate, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Luke

When Luke Green was christened on 27 April 1823, in Holmesfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Green, was 33 and his mother, Esther Sanforth, was 25. He lived in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Family Time Line

Luke Green
1823–
Martha
1815–

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Green

    Male1790–Male

    Female1798–1847Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1818–1890Female

    Male1823–Male

    Kitty Green

    Female1825–Female

    Esther Green

    Female1827–Female

    Female1831–Female

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World Events (8)

1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

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)

  • Luke Green in household of Samuel Green, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Luke Green in household of Samuel Green, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Luke Green in household of Samuel Green, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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