Emma Green

about 1848–
Cannock, Staffordshire, England

The Life of Emma

Emma Green was born about 1848, in Cannock, Staffordshire, England. She married John Perks from October 1865 to November 1865, in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Worcester, Worcestershire, England in 1891 and Cheslyn Hay, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

John Perks
Emma Green
Marriage: from October 1865 to November 1865
John Frederick Perks
Ellen Perks
Fanny Perks
William Perks
Charles Perks

Spouse and Children

    John Perks



from October 1865 to November 1865
Lichfield, Staffordshire, England


    John Frederick Perks


    Ellen Perks


    Fanny Perks


    William Perks


    Charles Perks


World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 6

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 32

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

Age 36

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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)

  • Emma Perks in household of John Perks, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Emma Perks in household of John Perks, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Emma Perks in household of John Perks, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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