Joseph Ernest Green

8 November 1876–25 October 1937 (Age 61)
Hubbardston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joseph Ernest

When Joseph Ernest Green was born on 8 November 1876, in Hubbardston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Charles A. Green, was 28 and his mother, Mary Ann Traux, was 22. He married Louise Etna Truax on 22 December 1897, in Hubbardston, Hubbardston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 October 1937, in Hubbardston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Hubbardston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Joseph Ernest Green
Louise Etna Truax
Marriage: 22 December 1897
Charles Kenneth Green

Spouse and Children

22 December 1897
Hubbardston, Hubbardston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


    Charles Kenneth Green


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Ernest J Green in household of Wm M Green, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph E Greene, "United States Census, 1920"
  • J Ernest Green, "United States Census, 1910"

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