Alfred Edward Green

6 October 1877–22 July 1965 (Age 87)
Middleton, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Alfred Edward

When Alfred Edward Green was born on 6 October 1877, in Middleton, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, his father, George Green, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Ellen Scott, was 35. He married Maggie May Lowrie on 11 January 1899. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Oxford, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 22 July 1965, at the age of 87.

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Alfred Edward Green
Maggie May Lowrie
Marriage: 11 January 1899
Lela Green
Leta Pearl Green
Violet May Green
Frederick Harrison Green
Fred H. Green
Roy Lowrie Green
Thomas Earl Green
Spencer Alfred Green
Mervin Arthur Green

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World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom
Age 6
In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act
Age 9
In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario
Age 29
Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

(1997: 131873;2007: 304479; 2010: 430182)English: either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or was young or immature, 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). This is one of the most common and widespread of English surnames. In North America it has assimilated cognates from other languages, notably German Grün (see Gruen ) and Dutch Groen ; compare 7 below. This surname is also very common among African Americans.English: alternatively, from a Middle English personal name Grene.

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

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Sources (6)

  • Alfred Green in entry for Violet May Green, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Alfred Green, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Alfred Green, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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