Alice Gertrude Green

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

The Life 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

1 February 1922
Ansonia, New Haven, Connecticut, United States


    Harriet Leahy




    Ann Elizabeth Leahy


Parents and Siblings



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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

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)

  • 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 Leahey in household of John F Leahey, "United States Census, 1940"

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