John William Green

24 December 1863–1 September 1865 (Age 1)
Calhoun, Alabama, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Green was born on 24 December 1863, in Calhoun, Alabama, United States, his father, William Butler Green, was 32 and his mother, Lydia Ann Prater, was 27. He died on 1 September 1865, at the age of 1, and was buried in Jacksonville, Calhoun, Alabama, United States.

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William Butler Green
Lydia Ann Prater
Mary Ann Green
Ive Green
Alice Emma Green
Y C Augustus Green
Frances Josephine Green
Ida E. Green
John William Green
Nancy Jane Green
Martha Eliza Green
Miller Butler Green
Ella Leila Belle Green
Joseph Lawrence Green

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Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Alabama Ratifies the 13th Amendment

Age 2

Alabama ratified the 13th Amendment on December 2, 1865. The Thirteenth Amendment officially became part of the Constitution on December 6, 1865. Roughly 440,000 Alabamians born into slavery were freed and made citizens. However, loopholes in the law made this a slow process.

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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  • John William Green, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John William Green (1863 - 1865) - Find A Grave Memorial

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