Emily Jane Greener

22 April 1875–18 September 1904 (Age 29)
Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Emily Jane

When Emily Jane Greener was born on 22 April 1875, in Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States, her father, Thomas Richardson Greener, was 42 and her mother, Mary Reay, was 32. She married William Riley Wright on 23 December 1897, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 18 September 1904, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Kanosh Cemetery, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States.

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William Riley Wright
Emily Jane Greener
Marriage: 23 December 1897
Marie Rebecca Wright
William Floyd Wright
Emily Agusta Wright

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 1
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn
Age 1
An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
Age 11
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Greenhaugh in Northumberland, named from Old English grēne ‘green’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’. Compare Greenhalgh .2 Americanized spelling of Ashkenazic Jewish Griner ( see Green ).3 Americanized spelling of German Grüner ( see Gruener ).

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

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Sources (13)

  • Emily J. Wright in household of William P. Wright, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emily J Greener in household of Thomas R Greener, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emily Jane G Wright, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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