Aquilla Green

about 1815–29 April 1865 (Age 50)
Lawrence, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Aquilla

When Aquilla Green was born about 1815, in Lawrence, Mississippi, United States, his father, John Green, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Wroten, was 29. He married Cynthia Zelpha Mason on 16 September 1837, in Lawrence, Newton, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Homer, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States in 1860. He died on 29 April 1865, in Claiborne, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 50.

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Aquilla Green
Cynthia Zelpha Mason
Marriage: 16 September 1837
John Green
Wiley Green
Oliver M. Green
Mary O. Green
Henry Green
Franklin Green
William B Green

Spouse and Children


    Cynthia Zelpha Mason


16 September 1837
Lawrence, Newton, Mississippi, United States




    Oliver M. Green


    Mary O. Green


    Henry Green


+2 More Children

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+5 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 2

Mississippi is the 20th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Agnelo Green, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Aquilla Green, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Quill Green in entry for Margurete Jane Green, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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