Bessie Greenwood

–February 1996
Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Bessie

Bessie Greenwood was born as the daughter of Frederick John Greenwood and Rachel Haigh. She died in February 1996, in Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Frederick John Greenwood
1863–1943
Rachel Haigh
Marjorie Greenwood
1903–1998
Bessie Greenwood
–1996
Frederick William Greenwood
1907–1982

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World Events (3)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

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

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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