James Alexander Green

1866–2 June 1888 (Age 22)
Robertson, Texas, United States

The Life of James Alexander

When James Alexander Green was born in 1866, in Robertson, Texas, United States, his father, Peter Gatewood Green, was 19 and his mother, Jane Barham, was 27. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Mary Jane Owens. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Comanche, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 2 June 1888, in Lower Penasco, Chaves, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 22.

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Family Time Line

James Alexander Green
1866–1888
Mary Jane Owens
1859–1949
Mary Alexander Green
1885–1974
Wayne Elmer Green
1888–1953

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 4

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 9

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.

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)

  • James Green in household of Peter Green, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alexander Green in entry for Mary Alexander Mitchell, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • James E Green in entry for Wayne Elmer Green, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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