George Henry Green

1876–1954 (Age 78)

The Life of George Henry

When George Henry Green was born in 1876, his father, Henry William Green, was 30 and his mother, Melissa Vancoughnet, was 29. He married Mary Sylva Nellis on 26 November 1910, in Newboro, Rideau Lakes, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 18 October 1954, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Green
1876–1954
Mary Sylva Nellis
1896–1916
Marriage: 26 November 1910
Olive Maud Green
1912–
Edith Evelyn Green
1913–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1876–1954Male

  • Mary Sylva Nellis

    Female1896–1916Female

MARRIAGE
26 November 1910
Newboro, Rideau Lakes, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada
children

(2)

  • Olive Maud Green

    Female1912–Female

  • Edith Evelyn Green

    Female1913–Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Geo Green in entry for Olive Maud Green, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • George Green, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • George Green, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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