Silas Sprague Green

18 February 1849–5 December 1914 (Age 65)
Porter Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Silas Sprague

When Silas Sprague Green was born on 18 February 1849, in Porter Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States, his father, Willard Green, was 29 and his mother, Rosamond Farnum Sprague, was 25. He married Laura Caroline Gibbons on 21 October 1872, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Marysville, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 5 December 1914, in Camas, Idaho, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Farnum, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Silas Sprague Green
Laura Caroline Gibbons
Marriage: 21 October 1872
Silas Oscar Green
Mary Rosamond Green
Willard G Green
Elizabeth Green
Laura Green
William Bellshier Green
Herbert Green
Chester Green
Alma Green
Viola Green
Hyrum Green
Naomi Green
Ruth Green

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  • Marriage
    21 October 1872Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 11
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 18
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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    Farnum Ward History

    Farnum Ward FARNUM WARD, Yellowstone Stake, Fremont Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing. in the district of country lying on the south side of Fails River. It is a scattered sett …

    Sources (39)

    • Silas S Green in household of Millard Green, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Silas S Green in entry for Max George Marotz and Ruth Thomas, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Silas G. Green in entry for Naomi Smith, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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