Cecil Green

27 March 1922–27 August 1995 (Age 73)
Enoree, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Cecil

When Cecil Green was born on 27 March 1922, his father, Barto Paul Green, was 24 and his mother, Leona Casey, was 25. He married Frances Irene Wilson Green on 2 June 1949, in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Walnut Grove, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 27 August 1995, in Enoree, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hobbyville, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cecil Green
Frances Irene Wilson Green
Marriage: 2 June 1949
Cecilia Green

Spouse and Children

2 June 1949
Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Ozel Green


    Ozell Green




    Margrat Green


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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)

  • Cecil Green in household of Paul B Green, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ceciel Green in household of Paul B Green, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cecil Green in entry for Cecilia Irene Green, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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