Melissa Greene

9 June 1847–10 April 1927 (Age 79)
Mosquito Creek, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Melissa

When Melissa Greene was born on 9 June 1847, in Mosquito Creek, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Evan Molbourne Greene, was 32 and her mother, Susan Kent, was 31. She married Edmund Homer on 14 December 1868, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Haden, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 10 April 1927, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Homer
Melissa Greene
Marriage: 14 December 1868
Admanzah Greene Homer
John Williamson Homer
Willard George Homer
Nancy Greene Homer
Louisa L Homer
Rhoda Greene Homer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1868Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1861 · St. George Founded
    Age 14
    On December 6,1861, St. George Utah was founded. How it got its name remains a mystery. Some claim it was supposedly named after George A. Smith who was an Apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time. Those that went down were told to start cotton fields as it might be important with the American Civil War going on.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 21
    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 and Irish: variant of Green . In North America, this surname has assimilated cognates from other languages.

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Miracle of the Fishes

    The Miracle of the fishes We lived in Idaho on a homestead for several years and got along somehow, although it always seemed a struggle. Mother was a wonderful mother and no matter how discouraged s …

    Sources (20)

    • Millicie Homer, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Melissa Greene in entry for Nancy Greene Homer Snutg, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Melissa G Homer in household of Evan M Greene, "United States Census, 1880"

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