Mary Ann Green

29 August 1827–2 October 1915 (Age 88)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Green was born on 29 August 1827, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Aaron Greene, was 27 and her mother, Annie Buchanan, was 25. She married William B. Young on 4 August 1853, in Jennings, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 2 October 1915, in Tipton, Tipton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

William B. Young
Mary Ann Green
Marriage: 4 August 1853
Aaron W Young
Edwin Young
Lucinda Ella Young
Clara Young
Lulu A Young
Anna Young
Mary Young
Lucy Young

Spouse and Children

4 August 1853
Jennings, Indiana, United States


    Aaron W Young



    Edwin Young


    Lucinda Ella Young


    Clara Young


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Aaron Greene


    Annie Buchanan




World Events (8)

1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 3

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 9

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 24

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.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • M A Young in household of William Young, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Young in household of Wm B Young, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary R Young in household of William B Young, "United States Census, 1900"

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