John Dee Green

21 February 1890–16 September 1983 (Age 93)
Hill, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of John Dee

When John Dee Green was born on 21 February 1890, in Hill, Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Anderson Green, was 32 and his mother, Jane A. Harper, was 26. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Louella Amy Hanna. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Haskell, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 5, Haskell, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 16 September 1983, in Cisco, Eastland, Texas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Cisco, Eastland, Texas, United States.

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John Dee Green
Louella Amy Hanna
Buford D Green
Alfred E. Green
Dorthy Irene Green
Margie Alene Green
Delma J Green

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
Age 4
Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 6
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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 26
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.

Name Meaning

English: either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or was young or immature, 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). This is one of the most common and widespread of English surnames. In North America it has assimilated cognates from other languages, notably German Grün (see Gruen ) and Dutch Groen ; compare 7 below. This surname is also very common among African Americans.English: alternatively, from a Middle English personal name Grene.Irish: adopted for Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’, a personal name from a pet form of uaine ‘green’, see Honan .

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

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Sources (18)

  • John B Green in entry for Dellma Gene Green, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • John D Green, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Dee Green, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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