Alice Gertrude Green

29 September 1896–10 March 1994 (Age 97)
Ansonia, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Alice Gertrude

When Alice Gertrude Green was born on 29 September 1896, in Ansonia, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, George Henry Green, was 34 and her mother, Ann Eliza Walker, was 34. She married John Francis Leahy on 1 February 1922, in Ansonia, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 10 March 1994, in her hometown, at the age of 97, and was buried in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Francis Leahy
Alice Gertrude Green
Marriage: 1 February 1922
Harriet Leahy
John Francis Leahy
James Edward Leahy
Ann Elizabeth Leahy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 February 1922Ansonia, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed
    Age 4
    The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 27
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English: either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or was young or immature, 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). This is one of the most common and widespread of English surnames. In North America it has assimilated cognates from other languages, notably German Grün (see Gruen ) and Dutch Groen ; compare 7 below. This surname is also very common among African Americans.English: alternatively, from a Middle English personal name Grene.Irish: adopted for Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’, a personal name from a pet form of uaine ‘green’, see Honan .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Alice G Greene in household of Arthur H Pullon, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Alice Gren in household of Authur Gren, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Alice G Leahy, "Connecticut, Death Index, 1949-2001"

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