Edith Victoria Green

1 February 1865–28 August 1914 (Age 49)
Sarnia, Natal, South Africa

The Life of Edith Victoria

When Edith Victoria Green was born on 1 February 1865, her father, William Green, was 46 and her mother, Sarah Hope Humphreys, was 38. She married Arthur Lidston on 1 July 1901, in Queenstown, Cape Province, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 28 August 1914, in Sarnia, Natal, South Africa, at the age of 49.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Arthur Lidston
Edith Victoria Green
Marriage: 1 July 1901
Arthur Lidston
Harold Lidston
Agnes Edith Lidston

Spouse and Children

1 July 1901
Queenstown, Cape Province, South Africa


    Arthur Lidston


    Harold Lidston


    Agnes Edith Lidston


Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Diamonds discovered in Orange Free State and Kimberley.

Age 7

Introduction of pass laws to control labor force in Kimberley diamond mines.

Age 14

British defeat the Zulus in Natal. British and colonial forces destroy Zulu army at Isandhlwana. Griqualand East annexed to Cape Colony.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edith Victoria mentioned in the death notice of her father William Green
  • Edith Lidston mentioned in the death notice of her husband Arthur Lidston
  • Edith Lidston mentioned in the death notice of her husband Arthur Lidston

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.