Emeline Green

1858–27 December 1934 (Age 77)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Emeline

When Emeline Green was born in 1858, in North Carolina, United States, her father, James Green, was 47 and her mother, Mary Ann Morrow, was 41. She married John A. Rimel on 22 September 1877, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Civil District 5, Sevier, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 6, Sevier, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 27 December 1934, at the age of 76, and was buried in Waldens Creek, Sevier, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John A. Rimel
Emeline Green
Marriage: 22 September 1877
Nancy A. Rimel
Sarah Rimel
William Rimel

Spouse and Children

    John A. Rimel



22 September 1877
Sevier, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Green


    Mary Ann Morrow




    Hannah L. Green


    Harmon Green


    John Green


    Elizabeth Green


    Robert Fillmore Green


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 4

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 20

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

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)

  • Emiline Green in household of James Green, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emeline Patrick in household of Bryant Patrick, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emeline Green in household of James Green, "United States Census, 1860"

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