Dennis William Butt


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      Mrs. Green, the venerable widow of the late George Green, died at her residence in Monroe August 24, 1881, at the great age of 92 years, 7 months and 13 days.  She was a native of Berkley county, Va. (now West Virginia), born January 11, 1789, married to George Green in December 1805, emigrated to Ohio in 1806 and settled in what was then Licking township, Fairfield county, but now Monroe township, Licking county, where she continued to reside until her death, a period of 75 years.  Mr. Green bought the Indian village called Raccoontown, situated above Johnstown, and its site became part of his farm.  George Washington Evans, (who settled there early in 1806) was the only white man living in what is now Monroe township when Mr. and Mrs. Green settled there.  Their oldest daughter, (Mrs. Mahala Butt) was the first white child born there; and is still living in Monroe township, at the ate of 74 years having been born in 1807. Mr. George Green died in 1863.  Mrs. Green was the mother of 17 children, 14 of whom became fathers and mothers, and 9 of whom survive their aged mother.  Her posterity numbers 66 grand children, 126 great-grand children, and 26 great-great-grand children.  She has been in communion with the Methodist Episcopal Church for more than sixty years, and was held in high esteem for the many virtues and christian graces that adorned her character--The funeral services were conducted by Rev. R. Watson.

Extracted from A Branch from the Green Tree, compiled by Robert M. Green (Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore 1978) Library of Congress Catalogue Card Number 78-65343

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