Ephraim Green

5 March 1807–6 October 1874 (Age 67)
Rodman, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Ephraim

When Ephraim Green was born on 5 March 1807, in Rodman, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Abraham Green, was 40 and his mother, Anna Ross, was 33. He married Malinda Thompson before 1840. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1846. He died on 6 October 1874, in Rockport, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Rockport, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Green
Mary Elizabeth De Forest
Marriage: 12 December 1863

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 11
    Illinois is the 21st state.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 18
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Mary Elizabeth De Forest Green (20 February 1816 – 25 August 1888)

    Mary De Forest was born Feb 20, 1816 at Pound Ridge, Westchester, New York, a daughter of Samuel De Forrest and Nancy Chapman. She married Noah Smith April 4, 1832 [she would have been 16 years old] …

    Sources (68)

    • Evans Green, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ephraim Greene, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Ephram Green, "United States Mormon Battalion Pension Applications, 1846-1923"

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