Mary Catherine Green

29 September 1827–15 March 1912 (Age 84)
Farmersville, Cattaraugus, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Catherine

When Mary Catherine Green was born on 29 September 1827, in Farmersville, Cattaraugus, New York, United States, her father, Charles Lamoni Green, was 25 and her mother, Mary Emmoliza Ellis, was 21. She married Marius Ensign on 24 February 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Tooele, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 15 March 1912, in Moore, Butte, Idaho, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Lost River Cemetery, Butte, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Mecham Jr.
Mary Catherine Green
Marriage: 19 August 1855
Joseph Preston Mecham
Heber Mecham
Mary Green Mecham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 August 1855Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 3
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 36
    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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    Story Highlight

    Joseph Mecham & His Family

    ( Found in Eliza Genevieve Mecham West’s BOR “ Ancestors and Kin” ) ( Paternal Grandfather of Eliza Genevieve Mecham West – author of this history ) Joseph Mecham, oldest son and third child of Jose …

    Sources (9)

    • Catherine Mecham in household of Joseph Mecham, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Catherine Parker, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937" (1912 - Death of Mary Catherine Parker)
    • 1860 US Census Transcription First Name:Joseph Last Name:Mecham Year Of Birth:1807 (1860)

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