Thomas Green

23 December 1798–7 September 1869 (Age 70)
Pencombe, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Green was born on 23 December 1798, in Pencombe, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Tracy Green, was 33 and his mother, Hannah Dennis, was 30. He married Ann Field on 8 February 1827, in Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 7 September 1869, at the age of 70, and was buried in Hackney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Green
Ann Field
Marriage: 8 February 1827
William Green
John Green
Mary Ann Green
Millborough Green

Spouse and Children

8 February 1827
Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Tracy Green


    Hannah Dennis




World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 3

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 17

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 25

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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)

  • Thomas Green, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Thomas Green in entry for Mary Ann Green, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"
  • Thomas Green in entry for Mary Ann Green, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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