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.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Lidston
1862–1935
Edith Victoria Green
1865–1914
Marriage: 1 July 1901
Arthur Lidston
1902–1983
Harold Lidston
1904–1971
Agnes Edith Lidston
1907–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 July 1901
Queenstown, Cape Province, South Africa
children

(3)

    Arthur Lidston

    Male1902–1983Male

    Harold Lidston

    Male1904–1971Male

    Agnes Edith Lidston

    Female1907–1989Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1867

Age 2

Diamonds discovered in Orange Free State and Kimberley.
1872

Age 7

Introduction of pass laws to control labor force in Kimberley diamond mines.
1879

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.

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  • 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

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