William Bailey Green

18 August 1921–15 May 1981 (Age 59)
Illinois, United States

The Life of William Bailey

When William Bailey Green was born on 18 August 1921, his father, William Sylvester Green, was 46 and his mother, Victoria Bailey, was 38. He died on 15 May 1981, at the age of 59, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Litchfield, Montgomery, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Sylvester Green
1875–1921
Victoria Bailey
1883–1962
Beulah Juanita Green
1907–2011
Henry Melvin Green
1908–2001
Clifford Sylvester Green
1909–1974
Nellie Wilma Green
1911–1998
Shirley Vernon Green
1912–1983
Emmaretta Green
1914–1998
Iola Geneva Green
1916–2001
Kathryn Marie Green
1919–2007
William Bailey Green
1921–1981

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 4

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 16

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • William Green in household of Victoria Green, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Green in household of Victoria Green, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bud, "Find A Grave Index"

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