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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John Franklin Gunn Sr
Nancy Eliza Green
Marriage: 1889
Henry Gunn
Ethel B Gunn
John Franklin Gunn Jr
Grady H Gunn
Miriam Gunn
Ocllo Estelle Gunn
Occla Gunn
Munnie W Gunn
George Gunn Sr

Spouse and Children

Melvin, Choctaw, Alabama, United States



    Ethel B Gunn


    John Franklin Gunn Jr


    Grady H Gunn



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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.

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.

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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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