Rhoda Ester Green

1842–23 August 1919 (Age 77)
Tattnall, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Rhoda Ester

When Rhoda Ester Green was born in 1842, in Tattnall, Georgia, United States, her father, William B Green, was 39 and her mother, Mary Polly Turner, was 37. She married Emanuel Manning Barrow on 2 April 1865, in Bulloch, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Bulloch, Georgia, United States in 1870 and District 44, Bulloch, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 23 August 1919, in Claxton, Evans, Georgia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Claxton, Evans, Georgia, United States.

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Emanuel Manning Barrow
Rhoda Ester Green
Marriage: 2 April 1865
Julia Ann Barrow
Mary Alice Barrow
Eli Barrow
Rilleford B. Barrow
Emily Barrow
Nancy Barrow
Daniel Ulmer Barrow
James Cullen Barrow
Josiah Allen Barrow
Pinkie Barrow

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World Events (8)

Age 4
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 19
Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
Age 21
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 (16)

  • Rhoda Barrow in household of Manning Barrow, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rolie Borrough in household of Marvin Borrough, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rhodia Green in entry for Elie B Barrow, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1940"

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