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Today In Genealogy History – September 6, 2011

Clara Thomas and William F. Green were married 113 years ago – September 6, 1898 – in Washington County, Kentucky.  William, born in 1877, was the son of George Mason Green and Mary Rich.  Clara was born in April, 1878.  William and Clara had 5 children:  William S., Mary P., James M., Edward M. and Leila B.

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  1. They were married at St. Dominics in Springfield, Washington, KY
    Clara Thomas was born 14 Apr 1877 Holy Cross, Ky; died 17 May 1950, She died in Louisville, Ky and her death certifiacate says she is buried in Resthaven, Jefferson co. Ky. The daughter of Jim Thomas and Clara Ash.
    William Francis Green was born 3 Nov 1876 Washington county, Ky and died 22 Nov 1921 in Nelson county, Kentucky. The undertaker was Restahaven in Bardstown but his death certificate says he is buried in Springfield.
    I have not found his stone or an obituary for either one of them.
    William was the grandson of Basil Green and Jane Linton.

    William’s parents, George and Mary Rich/Ritchie/Riche Green are buried in St. Dominic’s, Springfield, Washington, Ky. only Mary having a stone. She died 26 Feb 1891, George remarried after her death to Maggie Hidgon 27 Dec 1898 in Washington county, Ky

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