Melville C Green

1868–1900 (Age 32)
La Salle, LaSalle, Illinois, United States

The Life of Melville C

When Melville C Green was born about 1868, in La Salle, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Williams Green, was 41 and his mother, Paulina Molyneaux, was 40. He married Caroline L Anderson on 4 June 1891, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died after 1900, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

Melville C Green
1868–1900
Caroline L Anderson
1872–
Marriage: 4 June 1891
Green
1892–
Mildred Margaret Green
1897–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
4 June 1891
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
children

(2)

  • Green

    Female1892–Female

  • Mildred Margaret Green

    Female1897–Female

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siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1872 · Montgomery Ward Inc.

Age 4

Montgomery Ward was founded by Aaron Montgomery Ward after he observed that rural customers often wanted goods from the city but couldn’t get them because of distance and cost. Ward believed that he could cut costs and make a wide variety of goods available to rural customers. Ward and two partners used $1,600 to issue the first catalog in August 1872 and with its publication, rural retailers considered Ward a threat and publicly burned his catalog. Despite the opposition, however, the business grew at a fast pace over the next several decades and was almost as successful as Sears. In April 1944, U.S. Army troops seized the Chicago offices of Montgomery Ward & Company after President Roosevelt ordered it because of an unsettled strike request made by the workers. Eight months later, with Montgomery Ward continuing to refuse to recognize the unions, President Roosevelt issued an executive order seizing all of Montgomery Ward's property nationwide. 
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 13

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Mellville Green in household of Chas W Green, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Melvin Green, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Melville Green in household of Charles Green, "United States Census, 1880"

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