Hattie Maria Greenleaf

Brief Life History of Hattie Maria

When Hattie Maria Greenleaf was born in November 1859, in New Hampshire, United States, her father, Paul Greenleaf, was 21 and her mother, Lucina Eliza Gardner, was 23. She married Palmer Smith on 1 May 1875, in Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. She lived in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States in 1910 and Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1920. She died on 22 April 1915, in Rindge, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Sharon, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Frederic Smith
Hattie Maria Greenleaf
Marriage: 24 November 1888
Abigail Greenleaf Smith
Seth Greenleaf Smith
Edward Harvey Smith

Sources (30)

  • Hattie M Smith in household of George F Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hattie Greenleaf, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Hattie Maria Kimball, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

World Events (8)

1862 · US Naval Academy

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Essex and Middlesex): from Middle English grene ‘green’ + lef ‘leaf’, presumably applied as a nickname, the significance of which is now lost.

Jewish (American): translation into English of the Ashkenazic artificial surname Grünblatt, a compound of German grün + Blatt ‘leaf’.

Americanized form (translation into English) of French Canadian Vertefeuille .

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

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