Mary Ross Green

23 May 1878–27 May 1926 (Age 48)
Sharon, Weakley, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Ross

When Mary Ross Green was born on 23 May 1878, in Sharon, Weakley, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Gideon Green, was 29 and her mother, Martha Jackson Taylor, was 27. She married Pinkney Charles CARLIE Carter in 1907. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Civil District 7, Weakley, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She died on 27 May 1926, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 48.

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Pinkney Charles CARLIE Carter
Mary Ross Green
Marriage: 1907
Fred Green Carter
Tom Neal Carter

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    Pinkney Charles CARLIE Carter





    Fred Green Carter



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Mary R Green in household of James G Green, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary R Green in household of James G Green, "United States Census, 1880"
  • May Rose Green Carter, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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