James Edwin Green

21 November 1837–1 August 1924 (Age 86)
Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James Edwin

When James Edwin Green was born on 21 November 1837, in Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Benjamin Green, was 23 and his mother, Ann Shallcross Lee, was 21. He married Ellen Agnes Draper on 15 January 1861, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Election Precinct 8, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 1 August 1924, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Draper City Cemetery, Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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James Edwin Green
Ellen Agnes Draper
Marriage: 15 January 1861

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  • Marriage
    15 January 1861Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 17
    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.
    Age 26
    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 (24)

    • James Green in household of Benjn Green, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • James Green, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • James Green in household of Perry Fitzgerald, "United States Census, 1860"

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