Henry William Green

1846–1925 (Age 78)
Frontenac, Canada West, British Colonial America

The Life of Henry William

When Henry William Green was born on 3 March 1846, in Frontenac, Canada West, British Colonial America, his father, Henry Green, was 50 and his mother, Mary Ann Silver, was 29. He married Melissa Vancoughnet on 7 August 1866, in Leeds, Canada West, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 3 January 1925, in Loughborough, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Henry William Green
Melissa Vancoughnet
Marriage: 7 August 1866
Benson Green
Sarah Ann Green
Nancy Green
William Green
George Henry Green
Susan Green
Julia Elizabeth Green
Henry Hilton Green

Spouse & Children

7 August 1866
Leeds, Canada West, British Colonial America


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World Events (3)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 21

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 23

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 60

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

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)

  • Henry Green, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Henry Green in entry for William Green and May Vankoughret, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Henry Green in entry for Joseph Van Koughnaut and Julia Green, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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