John Green III

24 May 1846–4 September 1930 (Age 84)
Grahamstown, Sarah Baartman, Eastern Cape, South Africa

The Life Summary of John

When John Green III was born on 24 May 1846, in Grahamstown, Sarah Baartman, Eastern Cape, South Africa, his father, John Green Jr., was 32 and his mother, Margaret Kirkman, was 29. He married Sarah Jane Greenwell on 23 December 1877, in Peterson, Morgan, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Usworth, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Peterson, Morgan, Utah, United States for about 30 years. He died on 4 September 1930, in Enterprise, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Enterprise, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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John Green III
Sarah Jane Greenwell
Marriage: 23 December 1877
Alice Green
Amy Green
Florence Green
Blanche Green
John Leslie Green

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  • Marriage
    23 December 1877Peterson, Morgan, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Sand River Convention. Britain recognizes Transvaal as the independent Afrikaner South African Republic.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 8
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 22
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English: either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or was young or immature, 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). This is one of the most common and widespread of English surnames. In North America it has assimilated cognates from other languages, notably German Grün (see Gruen ) and Dutch Groen ; compare 7 below. This surname is also very common among African Americans.English: alternatively, from a Middle English personal name Grene.Irish: adopted for Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’, a personal name from a pet form of uaine ‘green’, see Honan .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • John Green, "United States Census, 1920"
    • John Green, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Green in entry for Sara Jane Green, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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