John Elias GREEN George McSwain GREEN Mary Polly GREEN Nancy GREEN Richard Crawford GREEN Elmina J GREEN John H GREEN Susan M GREEN William T GREEN Matilda Caroline BRIDGES David Howell GREEN Hannah McSwain GREEN James McSwain GREEN Judith McSwain GREEN John Elias GREEN Joseph G GREEN Thomas GREEN Eunice Elizabeth GREEN Judith Moore MCSWAIN Mini tree diagram

William Henry GREEN1,2,3,4,5,6,7

15th Jun 18228 - 15th Nov 19058

Life History

15th Jun 1822

Born in Rutherford County, North Carolina.1,2,3,4,5,6,7

(most likely)

31st May 1823

Born in Cleveland, North Carolina, USA.8

(less likely)

about 1846

Married Matilda Caroline BRIDGES.5

29th Jun 1848

Birth of son Richard Crawford GREEN in Cleveland County, North Carolina.9,4,10,11,12,6,13,3,14

about 1852

Birth of daughter Elmina J GREEN in Cleveland County, North Carolina.3

14th Dec 1857

Birth of son John H GREEN in Cleveland County, North Carolina.15,16,3,5,1

22nd Feb 1862

Died in Rutherford, North Carolina, USA.8

(less likely)

about 1864

Birth of daughter Susan M GREEN in Cleveland County, North Carolina.1,4

about 1867

Birth of son William T GREEN in Cleveland County, North Carolina.4,1

4th Apr 1900

Death of Matilda Caroline BRIDGES in Cleveland County, North Carolina.17

15th Nov 1905

Died in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina.2,7

(most likely)

after 15th Nov 1905

Buried in Rutherford County, North Carolina.7

Notes

  • In 1850 William Henry Green is living next door to his parents inCleveland County, North Carolina, with his wife Matilda and theirfirst child Richard C Green.  On the other side of them lives otherrelatives, his sister Hannah McSwain Green and her husband Thomas MMcSwain, with their two daughters.

    1850 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina, 28 August, page297 (scan p 149), Hse/Fam #474
    William H Green 28 M Farmer $470 Real Estate NC [b abt 1822]
    Matilda Green 20 F NC [b abt 1830]
    Richard C Green 2 M NC [b abt 1848]

    1860 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina, 15 August, page141 (scan p 387), Hse/Fam #1016
    William H Green 38 M Farmer $2500 Real Estate $2883 Personal NC [b abt1822]
    Matilda 31 F NC [b abt 1829]  Cannot read or write
    Richard C Green 12 M NC [b abt 1848]
    Elmina J Green 8 F NC [b abt 1852]
    John H Green 2 M NC [b abt 1858]

    1870 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina, 9 September,Township 2, PO Mooresboro, page 6, Hse/Fam #37
    Green, William 48 M W Farmer b NC [b abt 1822]
    Green, Matilda 40 F W b NC [b abt 1830]  Cannot read or write
    Green, John 12 M W Attending School b NC [b abt 1858]
    Green, Susan 6 M W At Home b NC [b abt 1864]
    Green, William 3 M W At Home b NC [b abt 1867]

    Living 3 houses away, in House #40, is William and Matilda's sonRichard with his wife Clementine (Lovelace) and their first child"Buddy."

    1870 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina, 9 September,Township 2, PO Mooresboro, page 6, Hse/Fam #40
    Green, Richard C 22 M W Farmer b NC [b abt 1848]
    Green, Clementine 22 F b NC [b abt 1848]
    Green, Buddy 10 months M W At Home b NC [b abt Sept 1869]

    In 1880, Clementine, the wife of William's son Richard's, has died,and Richard and his chidlren are living with William and Matilda inthe same household.

    1880 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina, 9 June,Township 2, page 13A (scan p 475), Hse #121, Fam #127
    Green, William H  W M 57   Farmer NC NC NC [b abt 1822]
    Green, Matilda C  W F 52  Wife Keeping House NC NC NC [b abt 1828]
    Green, Susan M  W F 16 Dau  NC NC NC [b abt 1864]
    Green, William T  W M 14 Son Farm Laborer NC NC NC [b abt 1866]
    Green, Richard C  W M 32 Son Farm Laborer NC NC NC [b abt 1848]
    Green, Memory C  W M 9 Grandson NC NC NC [b abt 1870]
    Green, William C  W M 7 Grandson NC NC NC [b abt 1873]

    Living next door is William and Matilda's son John H Green and hiswife Cyntha.

    1880 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina, 9 June,Township 2, page 13A (scan p 475), Hse #122, Fam #128
    Green, John H  W M 21   Farm Laborer NC NC NC [b abt 1859]
    Green, Cyntha  W F 25  Wife Keeping House NC NC NC [b abt 1855]

    In April 1900, Matilda died.  At census time in June that year,William is living with his son John.

    1900 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina, 13 June,Township 2, District 49, page 9B, Hse #160, Fam #161
    Green, John H Head W M Dec 1857  42 Married 23 years NC NC NC FarmerOwns
    Green, Cyntha H Wife W M March 1856  44 Married 23 years 11 children/6living NC NC NC
    Green, Lillie L Dau W F Sept 1884 15 Single NC NC NC
    Green, William H Father W M June 1822 77 Widowed Married 54 years NCNC NC Farmer

Sources

  • 1. 1870 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina
    • 9 September, Township 2, PO Mooresboro, page 6, Hse/Fam #37
  • 2. Green-Hamrick-McSwain-Moore Genealogy, "DESCENDANTS of JOSEPH GREEN"
  • 3. 1860 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina
    • 15 August, page 141 (scan p 387), Hse/Fam #1016
  • 4. 1880 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina
    • 9 June, Township 2, page 13A (scan p 475), Hse #121, Fam #127
  • 5. 1900 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina
    • 13 June, Township 2, District 49, page 9B, Hse #160, Fam #161
  • 6. 1850 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina
    • 28 August, page 297 (scan p 149), Hse/Fam #474
  • 7. RootsWeb Genealogy IrishEyes
    • Name: Name:http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=irisheyes;;
  • 8. One World Tree (sm)
  • 9. 1910 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina
    • 22 April, Township 2, District 36, page 5A, Hse/Fam #85
  • 10. 1920 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina
    • 22 January, Township 2, District 50, page 7A, Hse #123, Fam #133
  • 11. 1870 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina
    • 9 September, Township 2, PO Mooresboro, page 6, Hse/Fam #40
  • 12. Marriages of Rutherford County, North Carolina 1779-1868
    • Name: Name: Genealogical Publishing Co, Inc.; Location: Baltimore;Date: 1986;;
  • 13. Ancestry Trees
    • Green-Lovelace-Bridges,
  • 14. 1900 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina
    • 12 June, Township 2, Boiling Springs, District 49, page 8B, Hse #147,
  • 15. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 16. 1880 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina
    • 9 June, Township 2, page 13A (scan p 475), Hse #122, Fam #128
  • 17. Ancestry Trees
    • Matt Cornwell,

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