Nancy Green

1836–4 November 1859 (Age 23)
Long Island, New York, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Green was born in 1836, in Long Island, New York, United States, her father, Russell Green, was 46 and her mother, Sabrina Davis, was 32. She died on 4 November 1859, in her hometown, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

Russell Green
1790–1844
Sabrina Davis
1804–1880
John Green
1834–1900
John Russell Green
–1903
Nancy Green
1836–1859
Henry Green
1838–1905
James Green
1840–1916
Joseph Milton Greene
1842–1922

Parents and Siblings

    Russell Green

    Male1790–1844Male

    Sabrina Davis

    Female1804–1880Female

siblings

(6)

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World Events (2)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 10

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

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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