Emily Catherine White Greenman

14 September 1830–8 March 1866 (Age 35)
DeWitt, Illinois, United States

The Life of Emily Catherine White

When Emily Catherine White Greenman was born on 14 September 1830, in DeWitt, Illinois, United States, her father, John Greenman, was 40 and her mother, Ruth White, was 36. She married Hiram Thomas Day on 2 September 1851, in De Witt, DeWitt, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 8 March 1866, at the age of 35, and was buried in De Witt, DeWitt, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Thomas Day
1831–1911
Emily Catherine White Greenman
1830–1866
Marriage: 2 September 1851
Clara Bell Day
1853–1854
Mary E Day
1853–
Esek Earl Day
1855–1932
Jay Noble Day
1859–1861
Laura B Day
1861–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 September 1851
De Witt, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
children

(5)

    Female1853–1854Female

    Mary E Day

    Female1853–Female

    Esek Earl Day

    Male1855–1932Male

    Male1859–1861Male

    Laura B Day

    Female1861–1891Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1790–1831Male

    Ruth White

    Female1793–1848Female

siblings

(13)

    Lydia E. Greenman

    Female1810–1837Female

    William D Greenman

    Male1811–Male

    David W. Greenman

    Male1813–1872Male

    Mary D. Greenman

    Female1814–1830Female

    Adaline Greenman

    Female1814–1870Female

+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 2

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 2

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1846

Age 16

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname or topographic name from Middle English grene + man ‘man’ ( see Green ).2 Probably a translation of German Grunemann or Grünemann, possibly a topographic name with the same sense as Grönland ( see Greenland ), or a habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named Grüna, Grünau, or Grüne.

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

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Sources (3)

  • E C W Greenman in entry for Wm M Vance and Laura Day, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Emily Greenman, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • E. C. W. Greenmam in entry for Wm M. Vance, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"

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