Lydia Green

27 March 1913–9 September 1985 (Age 72)
Jasper, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Green was born on 27 March 1913, in Jasper, Mississippi, United States, her father, Walter Andrew Green, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Florence Brunson, was 25. She lived in Beat 1, Neshoba, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Philadelphia, Neshoba, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 9 September 1985, in Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 72.

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Aubrey Lott
1902–1982
Lydia Green
1913–1985

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · Mississippi State Sanatorium for TB is Established

Age 3

The Mississippi State Sanatorium is a hospital used for tuberculosis patients. This lasted from 1918 to the 1950s. The Sanatorium has now been turned into a museum.
1932

Age 19

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Lydia Latt in household of Aubrey Latt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lida Green in household of Walter Green, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lydia Lott in household of Aubrey F Lott, "United States Census, 1940"

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