Charles Williams Green

1827–1913 (Age 86)
Bathwick with Woolley, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles Williams

Charles Williams Green was born on 13 February 1827, in Bathwick with Woolley, Somerset, England, United Kingdom as the son of Joseph Green and Elizabeth Bryant. He married Paulina Molyneaux about 1850. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in La Salle, LaSalle, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 9 March 1913, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Williams Green
1827–1913
Paulina Molyneaux
1828–1910
Marriage: about 1850
Luetta Green
1851–1918
Luema Green
1853–1918
Joseph Green
1855–1870
William Green
1860–1870
Charles P. Green
1863–1900
Melville C Green
1868–1900
Wilber Fisk Green
1860–1947
Marguerite C Green
1865–1949

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1850
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Green

    Male–1842Male

  • Elizabeth Bryant

    Female1801–1878Female

siblings

(4)

  • Male1827–1913Male

  • Emma Ann Green

    Female1833–1921Female

  • Elizabeth Green

    Female1839–1924Female

  • Louisa Green

    FemaleFemale

World Events (8)

1830

Age 3

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Town of Chicago is Founded

Age 6

Chicago became an incorporated town after the Potawatomi Native Americans and the United States Government signed the Treaty of Chicago. The name comes from the indigenous word shikaakwa meaning onion, or something similar, because of the wild garlic that grew abundantly in the area.
1855 · Lager Beer Riot

Age 28

The Lager Beer Riot came at a time in Chicago's history where large waves of Irish and German immigrants moved to the city. The Riot was started because the Mayor of the city renewed enforcement of an old liquor ordinance mandating that taverns be closed on Sundays and to raise the cost of a license to sell liquor from $50 to $300 each year. This didn't sit well with the German immigrants because they felt like it was directed towards them and their heritage. There was only one death throughout the time of the riot, though protesters claimed that it was more.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles Green, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Chas W Green, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles Green, "New York State Census, 1855"

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