James Walter Green

18 October 1893–1964 (Age 70)
Stockton, Rooks, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of James Walter

When James Walter Green was born on 18 October 1893, in Stockton, Rooks, Kansas, United States, his father, Ival Walter Green, was 37 and his mother, Ida E. Anderson, was 25. He married Etta Maud Purtee on 28 October 1915, in Davenport, Lincoln, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Omak, Okanogan, Washington, United States in 1930 and Omak Election Precinct 1, Okanogan, Washington, United States in 1940. He died in 1964, at the age of 71, and was buried in Newport, Pend Oreille, Washington, United States.

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James Walter Green
Etta Maud Purtee
Marriage: 28 October 1915
Harvey Walter Green
Lillian Martin
Walter James Green
Ida L Green
Leo D Green

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 3
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
Age 9
Historical Period 1902: Okanogan, Washington, United States
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 19
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 (16)

  • Walter J Green, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James M Green, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James W Green, "United States Census, 1920"

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