John W Greenwood

about 1847–23 June 1927 (Age 80)
Alabama, United States

The Life of John W

When John W Greenwood was born about 1847, in Alabama, United States, his father, William Greenwood, was 45 and his mother, Sarah Ann Elizabeth Ector, was 22. He married Susan Howard Luckett on 12 February 1866, in Madison, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ouachita Township, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 1, Bowie, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 23 June 1927, in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

John W Greenwood
Susan Howard Luckett
Marriage: 12 February 1866
William Brown Greenwood
Mary Greenwood
Thomas Greenwood
David Greenwood
Sara Susan Greenwood

Spouse and Children

12 February 1866
Madison, Mississippi, United States


    William Brown Greenwood


    Mary Greenwood


    Thomas Greenwood


    David Greenwood


    Sara Susan Greenwood


Parents and Siblings

    William Greenwood


    Sarah Ann Elizabeth Ector




    Mary Baker Greenwood



    Susana E Greenwood


    William B Greenwood


    Sarah M. Greenwood


World Events (8)

1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 2

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 21

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a dense forest, from Middle English grene ‘green’ + wode ‘wood’, or a habitational name from a minor place so named, as for example Greenwood in Heathfield, East Sussex.2 English translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Grünholz, an ornamental compound of German grün ‘green’ + Holz ‘wood’, and probably of German Grünwald ( see Gruenwald ).3 English translation of French Boisvert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John W Greenwood, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John W Greenwood, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jno W Greenwood in household of C E Luckett, "United States Census, 1860"

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