Asa Madison Green

1 July 1849–4 March 1910 (Age 60)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Asa Madison

When Asa Madison Green was born on 1 July 1849, in Iowa, United States, his father, Allen Madison Green, was 24 and his mother, Vienna Potter, was 23. He married Mary Artiemisia Phelps on 3 May 1886, in Eureka, Nevada, United States. He lived in Brighton Judicial Township, Sacramento, California, United States in 1860 and California, United States in 1870. He died on 4 March 1910, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Asa Madison Green
Mary Artiemisia Phelps
Marriage: 3 May 1886

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 May 1886Eureka, Nevada, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 8
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 17
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English: either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or was young or immature, 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). This is one of the most common and widespread of English surnames. In North America it has assimilated cognates from other languages, notably German Grün (see Gruen ) and Dutch Groen ; compare 7 below. This surname is also very common among African Americans.English: alternatively, from a Middle English personal name Grene.Irish: adopted for Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’, a personal name from a pet form of uaine ‘green’, see Honan .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Asa M Green, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Asa Green in household of Allen Green, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Asa M Green, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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