Thomas C. Green

1847–
Indiana, United States

The Life of Thomas C.

When Thomas C. Green was born in 1847, in Indiana, United States, his father, John Green, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Victor, was 24. He lived in Clark Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Brandywine Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

John Green
1821–1887
Sarah Victor
1823–1905
Thomas C. Green
1847–
Elijah Victor Green
1849–1921
Elizabeth E. Green
1851–
Ruth Elizabeth Green
1851–1901
Henry Arthur Green
1853–1923
Schuyler C Green
1856–1911
Anne E. Green
1859–
James Leon Greene
1861–1930
Mary N. Green
1864–
Nina Gail Greene
1867–1945

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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 4

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 34

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.

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 C Green in household of John Green, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thos Green in household of John Green, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas C Green in household of John Green, "United States Census, 1870"

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