Nancy Eliza Green

23 January 1868–1 September 1950 (Age 82)
Melvin, Choctaw, Alabama, United States

The Life of Nancy Eliza

When Nancy Eliza Green was born on 23 January 1868, in Melvin, Choctaw, Alabama, United States, her father, William Green, was 38 and her mother, Susan Lavina Carter, was 34. She married John Franklin Gunn Sr in 1889, in Melvin, Choctaw, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 3 Mill, Conecuh, Alabama, United States in 1870 and Election Precinct 3, Choctaw, Alabama, United States in 1880. She died on 1 September 1950, in Thomasville, Clarke, Alabama, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Thomasville, Clarke, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Franklin Gunn Sr
1858–1941
Nancy Eliza Green
1868–1950
Marriage: 1889
Henry Gunn
1886–
Ethel B Gunn
1888–
John Franklin Gunn Jr
1888–
Grady H Gunn
1890–
Miriam Gunn
1890–
Ocllo Estelle Gunn
1891–1985
Occla Gunn
1892–
Munnie W Gunn
1893–
George Gunn Sr
1902–1991

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1889
Melvin, Choctaw, Alabama, United States
children

(9)

    Male1886–Male

    Ethel B Gunn

    Female1888–Female

    John Franklin Gunn Jr

    Male1888–Male

    Grady H Gunn

    Male1890–Male

    Female1890–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1883

Age 15

Historical Boundaries - 1883: Choctaw, Alabama, United States
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nellie G Gunn in household of John F Gunn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nancy Green in household of William Green, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Namie E Gunn in household of John F Gunn, "United States Census, 1910"

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