Raymond Green

13 January 1925–9 January 1999 (Age 73)
Moro, Taylor, Texas, United States

The Life of Raymond

When Raymond Green was born on 13 January 1925, in Moro, Taylor, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Green, was 32 and his mother, Lizzie Rae Watts, was 26. He married Abbie Ruth Shafer on 15 December 1945, in Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States. He died on 9 January 1999, in Bisbee, Cochise, Arizona, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Sierra Vista, Cochise, Arizona, United States.

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Raymond Green
Lillian Ellen Faulkner
Marriage: 17 February 1969

Spouse and Children

17 February 1969
Bisbee, Cochise, Arizona, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 4

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 20

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

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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Story Highlight

WWII Military Service

"He [Raymond Green] wasn’t in the Navy long enough to get any benefits. I think you had to stay 90 days or something. His dad [Thomas Jefferson "Jeff" Green] got a ruptured appendix and was in the h …

Sources (3)

  • Raymond Green in household of Thomas J Green, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Raymond Green in household of I Jeff Green, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Raymond Green, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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