Lenna May Green

12 May 1907–3 December 1991 (Age 84)
Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States

The Life of Lenna May

When Lenna May Green was born on 12 May 1907, in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States, her father, John Henry Green, was 21 and her mother, Margaret Emma Sweet, was 20. She married Irvin Darwin Caldwell in March 1927, in Lewis, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1930 and Tacoma Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 3 December 1991, at the age of 84, and was buried in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Irvin Darwin Caldwell
1906–1947
Lenna May Green
1907–1991
Marriage: March 1927
Betty Lou Caldwell
1928–2021

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
March 1927
Lewis, Washington, United States
children

(1)

    Betty Lou Caldwell

    Female1928–2021Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 3

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.
1929

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Lenna May Green Black in household of Wray Ellis Black, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Lenna May Green Black in household of Wray Ellis Black, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Lenna M Green in household of Lewis W Tanner, "United States Census, 1930"

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