Ida Blanche Green

27 December 1893–20 June 1981 (Age 87)
Riverton, Colbert, Alabama, United States

The Life of Ida Blanche

When Ida Blanche Green was born on 27 December 1893, in Riverton, Colbert, Alabama, United States, her father, Edward Columbus Green, was 31 and her mother, Florence Alabama Hays, was 32. She married Plummer W. Holman on 21 December 1914, in Guys, McNairy, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Beat 4, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States in 1920. She died on 20 June 1981, in Greenville, Hunt, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Van Alstyne Cemetery, Van Alstyne, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Plummer W. Holman
Ida Blanche Green
Marriage: 21 December 1914
Clara Lucille Holman
Ida Lee Holman
Jewel Holeman
Walter Baker Holman

Spouse and Children

21 December 1914
Guys, McNairy, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 2

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Blanche Holeman in household of Plunis W Holeman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Blanchy Green in household of Edward Green, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Blanche Green in entry for Ida Lee Busby, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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