Comfort May Green

26 November 1875–4 March 1954 (Age 78)
Scioto, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Comfort May

When Comfort May Green was born on 26 November 1875, in Scioto, Ohio, United States, her father, David Greene, was 43 and her mother, Frances Rose, was 33. She married Charles Albert Altman on 17 March 1894, in Scioto, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Harrison Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Morgan Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. She died on 4 March 1954, in Scioto, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Rushtown, Scioto, Ohio, United States.

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Charles Albert Altman
Comfort May Green
Marriage: 17 March 1894
Samuel Joseph Altman
Ollie Louis Altman
Lowell Altman
Albert Alton Altman
Nellie Altman

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 1
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn
Age 1
An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 21
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.

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 (21)

  • May Altman in household of Albert Altman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • May Altman in household of Albert Altman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • May Altman in household of Charles Altman, "United States Census, 1900"

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