James Anton Green

16 June 1891–27 February 1974 (Age 82)
Swedeborg, Pulaski, Missouri, United States

The Life of James Anton

When James Anton Green was born on 16 June 1891, in Swedeborg, Pulaski, Missouri, United States, his father, Robert Green, was 48 and his mother, Matilda Emmeline Manes, was 37. He died on 27 February 1974, in Edinburg, Hidalgo, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in McAllen, Hidalgo, Texas, United States.

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Robert Green
Matilda Emmeline Manes
John Simeon Green
John Simeon Green
Priscilla Green
Adril Green
Adril Greene
Martha Adeline Green
William Oliver Green
Sadie Green
Sarah E. Green
Robert Ray Green
Robert Ray Greene
Jasper Greene
Herbert Green
James Anton Green
James Anton Green
Warren G. Green
Warren Greene

Parents and Siblings


    Matilda Emmeline Manes




    John Simeon Green


    John Simeon Green


    Priscilla Green


    Adril Green



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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 3

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 13

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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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Sources (3)

  • James A Green, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • James Monroe Green, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • James A Green, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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