Leila Elizabeth Green

20 September 1922–10 February 1995 (Age 72)
Clover, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life of Leila Elizabeth

When Leila Elizabeth Green was born on 20 September 1922, in Clover, Tooele, Utah, United States, her father, Ambrose Leslie Green, was 31 and her mother, Lillian Afton White, was 24. She married Ernest Woodrow Buss Falls on 22 December 1940, in Elko, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 10 February 1995, in Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Woodrow Buss Falls
1915–2002
Leila Elizabeth Green
1922–1995
Marriage: 22 December 1940
Gerald Richard Falls
1941–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 December 1940
Elko, Nevada, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English: one of the most common and widespread of English surnames, either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) 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). In North America this name has no doubt assimilated cognates from other European languages, notably German Grün ( see Gruen ).2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of German Grün or Yiddish Grin, Ashkenazic ornamental names meaning ‘green’ or a short form of any of the numerous compounds with this element.3 Irish: translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’. See also Fahey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leila Elizabeth Green Falls in household of Ernest Woodrow Falls, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Leila Elizabeth Green in household of Iola Adair Green, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Leita Green in household of Ambrose Green, "United States Census, 1940"

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