Matilda Uretta Perritt

16 October 1893–2 September 1989 (Age 95)
Howard, Kent, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Matilda Uretta

When Matilda Uretta Perritt was born on 16 October 1893, in Howard, Kent, Ontario, Canada, her father, James Abraham Perritt, was 33 and her mother, Martha Agusta Clinansmith, was 33. She married Ralph Floyd Green on 26 April 1916, in Kent, Georgian Highlands, Grey, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Troy, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died on 2 September 1989, in Redford, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 95.

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Ralph Floyd Green
Matilda Uretta Perritt
Marriage: 26 April 1916
Muriel L. Green
Milvin Charles Green
Betty Marie Green
Lois Green

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  • Marriage
    26 April 1916Kent, Georgian Highlands, Grey, Ontario, Canada
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    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.
    1897 · Beginnings of Kmart
    Age 4
    Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 25
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): variant of Parrott .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Ethel Porritt in household of James Porritt, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • Matilda Uretta Perritt, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • Matiles Green in household of Ralph Green, "United States Census, 1930"

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