Bessie D Green Warren

1888–1964 (Age 76)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Bessie D

When Bessie D Green Warren was born in 1888, in Illinois, United States, her father, Isaiah W Green, was 37 and her mother, Gertrude Elizabeth Benson, was 34. She married Arthur A Warren on 6 February 1908. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Parkersburg, Richland, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1964, at the age of 76, and was buried in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur A Warren
Bessie D Green Warren
Marriage: 6 February 1908
Edward Howard Warren
Lawrence Warren
Walter Warren
Helen Warren
William Isaiah Warren
Viola Warren
Thelma Warren

Spouse and Children

6 February 1908



    Lawrence Warren


    Walter Warren


    Helen Warren


    William Isaiah Warren


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Isaiah W Green


    Gertrude Elizabeth Benson




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Bessie D Green in household of Isaih W Green, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bessie Warren in household of Arthur Warren, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bessie Warren in household of Arthur Warren, "United States Census, 1930"

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