Jessamine Greene

30 March 1870–
Michigan, United States

The Life of Jessamine

When Jessamine Greene was born on 30 March 1870, in Michigan, United States, her father, Francis Green, was 21 and her mother, Alice Howland, was 16. She married Andrew Quigley on 26 April 1892, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Great Valley, Cattaraugus, New York, United States in 1880 and Hammond, North Township, Lake, Indiana, United States in 1900.

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Andrew Quigley
Jessamine Greene
Marriage: 26 April 1892
Kenneth Richard Quigley

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26 April 1892
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


    Kenneth Richard Quigley


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 9

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’ ( see Honan 2).2 variant spelling of Green as an English name or as an Americanized form of name of similar meaning in some other European language.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie Green in household of Francis Green, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jessamine Quigley in household of Andrew Quigley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jessie Green in household of Diamond Green, "New York State Census, 1875"

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