George William Greenwood

11 October 1860–March 1944 (Age 83)
Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, England

The Life of George William

When George William Greenwood was born on 11 October 1860, in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, England, his father, Henry Greenwood, was 23 and his mother, Eliza Mary Stephenson, was 21. He married Annie Maria Cox on 21 May 1887, in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Barton on Humber St Mary and St Peter, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years. He died in March 1944, in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

George William Greenwood
1860–1944
Annie Maria Cox
1869–1937
Marriage: 21 May 1887
Harry Greenwood
1888–
George Greenwood
1891–1959
Herbert Greenwood
1893–1926
Katie Greenwood
1895–
Eva Greenwood
1896–1937
Sidney Clifford Greenwood
1898–
Horace Greenwood
1900–1965
Alice Greenwood
1902–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 May 1887
Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    Henry Greenwood

    Male1837–1908Male

    Eliza Mary Stephenson

    Female1839–1916Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1860–1944Male

    George Greenwood

    Male1863–1869Male

    Alfred Greenwood

    Male1863–Male

    Charlotte Greenwood

    Female1867–1941Female

    Harriet Greenwood

    Female1870–1924Female

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World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 20

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 24

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 44

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a dense forest, from Middle English grene ‘green’ + wode ‘wood’, or a habitational name from a minor place so named, as for example Greenwood in Heathfield, East Sussex.2 English translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Grünholz, an ornamental compound of German grün ‘green’ + Holz ‘wood’, and probably of German Grünwald ( see Gruenwald ).3 English translation of French Boisvert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Greenwood in household of Henry Greenwood, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Wm Greenwood in household of Henry Greenwood, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Greenwood in household of Henry Greenwood, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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