Emerson Wilson Greenwood

3 January 1882–19 May 1953 (Age 71)
Owen, Indiana, United States

The Life of Emerson Wilson

When Emerson Wilson Greenwood was born on 3 January 1882, in Owen, Indiana, United States, his father, Alonzo Farris Greenwood, was 19 and his mother, Matilda Ann Bivens, was 23. He married Amelia Ellen Smith on 28 May 1904. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Marion Township, Owen, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Patricksburg, Marion Township, Owen, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 19 May 1953, in Owen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Coal City, Jefferson Township, Owen, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emerson Wilson Greenwood
1882–1953
Amelia Ellen Smith
1887–1978
Marriage: 28 May 1904
Herschel Titus Greenwood
1905–1978
Alberta Verna Greenwood
1906–1906
Elizabeth Mae "Betty" Greenwood
1908–1993
Charles Franklin Greenwood
1910–1960
Goldie Evelyn Greenwood
1912–1996
Hallie Matilda Greenwood
1914–1990
Irene Fay "Reen" Greenwood
1917–1988
Naomi Ruth Greenwood
1924–1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 May 1904
Owen,Indiana
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    Alonzo Farris Greenwood

    Male1862–1937Male

    Matilda Ann Bivens

    Female1858–1933Female

siblings

(11)

    Male1882–1953Male

    Lucy Greenwood

    Female1883–Female

    Female1883–1956Female

    Hannah Belle Greenwood

    Female1890–Female

    Albert Allen Greenwood

    Male1894–1973Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a dense forest, from Middle English grene ‘green’ + wode ‘wood’, or a habitational name from a minor place so named, as for example Greenwood in Heathfield, East Sussex.2 English translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Grünholz, an ornamental compound of German grün ‘green’ + Holz ‘wood’, and probably of German Grünwald ( see Gruenwald ).3 English translation of French Boisvert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emerson Greenwood in household of Alonzo Greenwood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emerson Greenwood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emerson Greenwood, "United States Census, 1930"

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