Evaline Miller Green

15 October 1853–17 March 1878 (Age 24)
Rossville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Evaline Miller

When Evaline Miller Green was born on 15 October 1853, in Rossville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States, her father, Willard Green, was 34 and her mother, Rosamond Farnum Sprague, was 30. She married Joseph Gideon Williams on 26 March 1875, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 17 March 1878, in Laketown, Rich, Utah, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Laketown Cemetery, Laketown, Rich, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Gideon Williams
Evaline Miller Green
Marriage: 26 March 1875
Lodema Amelia Williams
Permelia Rosemand Williams
Joseph William Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1875Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 4
    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 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · The Burtis Opera House
    Age 14
    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

    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 (10)

    • E M Green in household of Willard Green, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Evelyn Green in entry for J W Williams and Mattie Robbins Klingelhofer, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Evaline Green in household of Willard Green, "United States Census, 1870"

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