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John Green, III

Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Grahamstown, Cape, South Africa
Death: August 5, 1930 (84)
Enterprise, Morgan, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Green, Jr. and Margaret Green (Kirkman)
Husband of Sarah Jane Greenwell
Father of Alice Green; Amy Green; Florence Davison; Blanche Green and John Leslie Green
Brother of John Albert Green; James Kirkman Green; George William Green; Mary Ann Robertson; Henry Benjamin Green and 3 others

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About John Green, III

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Alvus H. Patterson Company (1863) Age 17

Departure: 29 or 30 June 1863 Arrival: 4 September 1863

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Birth: May 24, 1846 Grahamstown, South Africa

Death: Sep. 4, 1930 Enterprise (Morgan County) Morgan County Utah, USA

OBITUARY; Morgan County News Thursday, 11 Sept 1930: JOHN GREEN, PIONEER DIES AT AGE OF 84 John Green, prominent in Utah pioneer history; a veteran of Kaffir wars in South Africa, and the Black Hawk Indian War in Utah, died at his home in Enterprise, Thursday afternoon, Sept. 4th. He was born in Grahamstown, South Africa, May 24, 1846; aged 84 years, 3 months and 10 days. He became a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in South Africa, when eight years of age and came to Utah April 1, 1863, living for a short time in Salt Lake City and Kaysville, moving to Enterprise in 1868 and lived there and at Peterson the remainder of his life. In Pioneer days Mr. Green drove an ox team and hauled stone for the building of the Salt Lake Temple. He was a farmer, justice of the peace at Peterson, a school trustee for 30 years, the first United States registrar in Morgan county and an active member of the Church. Surving him are the following children: Mrs. C.H. Stone, Stockton, Calif.; Mrs. B. Corrigan and J.L. Green of Peterson; Mrs. Florence Davidson, Ogden, and Mrs. B.W. Landers, Vanmeter, Ia; 17 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in the Peterson school house with Bp. Alonzo Parrish presiding. Musical numbers were given by Robert Greenwell, Mrs. Mary Farley and Mrs. James Carrigan. The invocation was given by Bishop William Giles and the benediction by Albert Carrigan. The speakers were R. R. Fry, Thos. Palmer, E. E. Anderson, President H. B. Randall and Bishop Parrish. Interment was made in the Enterprise cemetery. J.W. Green dedicated the grave.

Family links:

  • John Green (1813 - 1882)
  • Margaret Kirkman Green (1817 - 1883)
  • Sarah Jane Greenwell Green (1862 - 1922)
  • Amy Green Corrigan (1883 - ____)*
  • Florence Green Davison (1885 - 1955)*
  • John Leslie Green (1892 - 1932)*

Burial: Enterprise Cemetery Enterprise (Morgan County) Morgan County Utah, USA Plot: 4E

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John Green, III's Timeline

March 24, 1846
Grahamstown, Cape, South Africa
Age 33
Age 36
December 23, 1885
Age 39
Enterprise, Morgan, Utah, United States
Age 41
Age 44
August 5, 1930
Age 84
Enterprise, Morgan, Utah, United States