Elvin Green

19 June 1891–19 August 1964 (Age 73)
Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elvin

When Elvin Green was born on 19 June 1891, in Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Anthony Green, was 31 and his mother, Martha Stovall, was 26. He married Tillie Peterson in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. He lived in Magisterial District 8, Graves, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 August 1964, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elvin Green
Louise Matilda
Robert Green
Raymond Green
John A Green
Wesley Green

Spouse and Children


    Louise Matilda




    Robert Green


    Raymond Green


    John A Green


    Wesley Green


Parents and Siblings

    James Anthony Green


    Martha Stovall




World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 1

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • A Elvin Green, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elvin Green, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elvin Green in household of Ferdenand Pelcin, "United States Census, 1920"

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