Claudius Lemuel Green

11 January 1873–19 June 1953 (Age 80)
Barbour, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Claudius Lemuel

When Claudius Lemuel Green was born on 11 January 1873, in Barbour, West Virginia, United States, his father, Amos B Green, was 23 and his mother, Prudence J O'Neal, was 23. He had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Sarah Blanche Primm. He lived in Elk Magisterial District, Barbour, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Courthouse Magisterial District, Taylor, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. He died on 19 June 1953, in Simpson, Taylor, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 80.

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Claudius Lemuel Green
Sarah Blanche Primm
Jesse Jennings Green
Lee Green
David W Green
Everette Green
Edith Green
Audrey Green

Spouse and Children



    Jesse Jennings Green


    Lee Green



    Everette Green


    Edith Green


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Parents and Siblings

    Amos B Green


    Prudence J O'Neal




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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 (3)

  • Claud Green, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Claude Green, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claud S Green in household of Amos Green, "United States Census, 1900"

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