Lucy Green

1793–5 June 1875 (Age 82)
New Brunswick, British Colonial America

The Life of Lucy

Lucy Green was born in 1793, in New Brunswick, British Colonial America as the daughter of William Green and Lucy. She married John Brewer Jr. on 11 January 1821, in York, New Brunswick, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Douglas, York, New Brunswick, Canada in 1871. She died on 5 June 1875, in Mouth of Keswick, Douglas, York, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 82, and was buried in Zealand, Bright, York, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Brewer Jr.
Lucy Green
Marriage: 11 January 1821
Stephen Brewer
Charles A. Brewer Sr.
Merina Brewer
Elizabeth Ann Brewer
Jedediah William Brewer
Emaline Brewer
Mahala Brewer

Spouse and Children

11 January 1821
York, New Brunswick, British Colonial America


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Green






    William Green



    James M Green


    Enoch Green



+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1820 · First Bank

Age 27

March 25, 1820, the first bank located in Saint John, New Brunswick, was established.
1838 · Aroostook War

Age 45

The Aroostook War took place from 1838-1839. It was a conflict between the state of Maine and New Brunswick over the northern boarder. The battle was bloodless.
1851 · Marco Polo Launches

Age 58

In 1851, New Brunswick became known for being home to the world's fastest clipper ship, the Marco Polo. It was a three masted clipper ship. It's maiden voyage was to Liverpool and only took 15 days. It sailed from Liverpool to Melbourne in 76 days.

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 (2)

  • Lucy Green, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Lucy Brewer in household of Jedidiah Brewer, "Canada Census, 1871"

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