Marvel Lindsey GREEN Laura GREEN James Whitson GREEN Mini tree diagram
Mary Ella WOOD

Mary Ella WOOD3,4,1,5

about 18161 - before 18662

Life History

about 1816

Born in North Carolina.1

21st May 1854

Married Marvel Lindsey GREEN in Roane County, Tennessee.1,7

about 1859

Birth of daughter Laura GREEN in Missouri.6

30th Dec 1859

Birth of son James Whitson GREEN in Hardin County, Missouri.3,1,6

before 1866



  • A Tennessee marriage record informs us that Mary E Woods (usually Woodin other sources) married Marvel Green in Roane County, Tennessee, inEast Tennessee.  The date of 1854 correlates with the birth of thelast child of Marvel's first wife Elizabeth Dicus.

    Tennessee, Marriages, 1851-1900
    Mary E Woods
    Spouse Marvel Green
    Spouse Gender Male
    Marriage 21 May 1854 Roane County, Tennessee

    Elizabeth's daughter Martha S Green was born in about 1854.  No exactbirth date has been found.  This also enables us to say that Elizabethdied in Tennessee, possibly in Roane County.  But for the 1850 census,Elizabeth and Marvel wre living in Warren County, Tennessee, in MiddleTennessee,, about 3 couties west of Roane County

    By 1859 Mary and Marvel had moved to Hardin County, Missouri, wheretheir son James was born, according to his obituary.  However, themaker of James' memorial on Find a Grave reported that James was bornin St Francois County, Missouri, where the family lived by 1860 censustime.  James Whitson Green was born in December 1859, according torecords.  The 1860 and 1870 censuses both report James' birth state asMissouri.

    1860 Federal Census, St Francois County, Missouri, 9 August, Outsideof Liberty, PO Farmington, page 107 (scan 137), Hse #673, Fam #676
    Marvel Green 46 M Farmer $1200 Real Estate $3382 Personal born NoCarolina [b abt 1814]
    Ella M Green 44 F born No Carolina [b abt 1816]
    John W Green 18 M born No Carolina [b abt 1842]
    Susannah J Green 16 F born No Carolina [b abt 1844]
    Jasper M Green 14 M born Tennessee [b abt 1842]
    Andrew J Green 12 M born Tennessee [b abt 1848]
    Sarah L Green 8 F born Indiana [b abt 1852]
    Martha S Green 6 F born Indiana [b abt 1854]
    James W Green 1 M born Missouri [b abt 1859]


  • 1. 1860 Federal Census, St Francois County, Missouri
    • 9 August, Outside of Liberty, PO Farmington, page 107 (scan 137), Hse
  • 2. Illinois, Marriages, 1851-1900
  • 3. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 4. World Family Tree Vol. 146
    • Pedigree #36
  • 5. Tennessee, Marriages, 1851-1900
  • 6. 1870 Federal Census, Montgomery County, Illinois
    • 7 June, Bear Creek Township, PO Bear Creek, page 37, Hse/Fam #245
  • 7. Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947

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