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
1846–1925
Melissa Vancoughnet
1847–1917
Marriage: 7 August 1866
Benson Green
1869–
Sarah Ann Green
1870–
Nancy Green
1873–
William Green
1874–
George Henry Green
1876–1954
Susan Green
1877–1927
Julia Elizabeth Green
1880–1961
Henry Hilton Green
1880–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
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.
1869

Age 23

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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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