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Giles Green Family

Donated by Frankie Perry Adams

Compiled by Frankie Perry,
This family lived near the Lawrence/Johnson border after they came to Kentucky about 1824/5.

GILES GORDON GREEN (William1), b. ca 1798-1800 in VA, s/o WILLIAM & JUDITH ANN “JUDEA” GORDON GREEN; d. 20 August 1881 in Johnson County, KY; m. CATHERINE “KATIE” “NANCY” CHANDLER, b. June 18, 1800 Patrick, VA; d. January 18, 1845 in Johnson County, KY; m. 2nd MARGARET GHENT YATES, b. 1807; d. after 1880.
The children of GILES and KATIE:

  1.THOMAS GREEN, b. 1820 Cabell Co. Virginia, d. 1896; m. February 1, 1844 JEMIMA. BROWN, b. 1822 [Oil Springs?], Johnson Co., KY, d. ca 1926.

  2.SARAH GREEN, b. 1824 Virginia, d. January 22, 1854 Johnson Co., KY; m.  September 19, 1844 ELIPHUS PRESTON SHELTON “E.P.S.” HYLTON, b. February 28, 1820 Floyd Co., KY, d. February 17, 1896 Cherokee, KY. [E.P.S. m. 2nd Nancy Castle.]

  3.DAVID GREEN b. ca 1825, Kentucky, d. 1868; m. October 2, 1847, in Johnson Co., LUCINDA BARNHARDT, b. ca 1831; d. after 1880

  4.ELZIRA GREEN, b. June 26, 1826 Johnson Co., KY; d. before 1875; m. September or November 29, 1848, in Johnson Co., ISAAC CHANDLER, b. 1829 in Cabell Co., VA; d. February 20, 1890 Johnson Co., KY. [Isaac m. 2nd MARY MARIAH DANIEL RAMEY, a widow]

  5.MARTHA “PATSY” GREEN, b. about 1834; d. March 7, 1904, Johnson Co. KY (age 70); m. May 29, 1845 Johnson Co., KY, JOHN RAMEY WHEELER [s/o James Harrison Wheeler].

  6.ELIAS GREEN, b. 1830 Johnson Co., KY m. March 18, 1851, in Lawrence Co. KY. ANNIE BEVINS, b. ca 1826 in TN

  7.WILLIAM GREEN, b. 1833 Lawrence Co., KY; d. 1926; m. SARAH YATES, b. 1827[d/o Joshua and Margaret Ghent Yates]; d. 1902.

  8.JUDITH ANN GREEN, b. 1835 Johnson Co., KY; m. September or November 04,1853, WILLIAM BENJAMIN WHEELER, b. July 1831[s/o James Harrison Wheeler]; d. January 31, 1909.

  9.JOHN GREEN, b. ca 1838 Kentucky; m. ca 1860 JEMINA SPARKS, b. 1846.

  10.GEORGE N. WASHINGTON GREEN, b. February 01,1841 Lawrence County, KY; d. May 17, 1923 Johnson Co., KY; m. JANE LEMASTER, b. b. August 22, 1839 Lawrence Co., KY; d. March 1, 1910, Johnson Co., KY


  11. ENOCH GREEN, b. 1847, Kentucky; m. 21 August 1865 in Lawrence Co., KY to RACHEL H. SPARKS, b. ca 1847 Lawrence Co., KY
  12. MARCUS L. GREEN, b. 1849 Kentucky; m. Mary ____, b. 1848
  13. JAMES MADISON GREEN, b. May 3, 1852, Johnson Co., KY
  14. ??AMANDA GREEN (??), b. 186_; m. LAFAYETTE CHANDLER, b. 1860.

Note on Amanda: AMANDA GREEN is listed by Kozee in Early Families..  as daughter of GILES and Margaret Ghent Yates on p. 132 “Chandler Family”, but not on page 276 “The Green Family of Johnson and Lawrence Counties, Kentucky” this probably indicates  that she was born after 1860 OR that Kozee confused her with either “Amanda Green, b. 1867, daughter of David Green” or “Amanda J. Green, b. 1868, daughter of Marcus Green” and thus granddaughter of GILES and Margaret.  AMANDA GREEN married LAFAYETTE CHANDLER, born in 1860 on the Rockhouse fork of Hood’s Creek, Johnson County. 

Chandler, John W., Chandler: Descendants of William Chandler Born 1700....., p. 30-31
Lawrence County Kentucky Death Records, as transcribed by David May
Johnson County Kentucky Death Records
Information from other researchers: Thelma Chandler Walter, Libby Preston, Earle Greene, Randal Bowling, Jane Massey, Linda Massia, Marlitta Perkins
Information from family members: Evelyn Wright McDavid
Kozee, William, “Early Families of Eastern and Southeastern Kentucky”
Kozee, William, “Pioneer Families of Eastern and Southeastern Kentucky”
Lawrence Co. KY Census 1830, 1850
Johnson Co. KY Census 1870
1850 Johnson County Kentucky Census Plus, as transcribed by Kayleene Lowe, 2938 S Glenn, Wichita, KS 67217