Emily Melissa Green

24 February 1844–20 November 1908 (Age 64)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Emily Melissa

Emily Melissa Green was born on 24 February 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. She married John Henry Stinger on 18 October 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Goshen, Cedar, Utah, United States in 1860 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 20 November 1908, in Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Brown Rowley
Emily Melissa Green
Marriage: 1 January 1873
Emily Elizabeth Stinger
Eliza Rowley
Anne Rowley
George William Rowley
James Rowley
Joseph Rowley
John Rowley
Arthur William Rowley
Samuel Rowley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1873Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 1
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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 (25)

    • Emily Stinger, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Caroline Green in entry for George Rowley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Emily Green in household of Hy Green, "United States Census, 1860"

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