Name: Eliza Jane Howard Green HOWARD
Given Name: Eliza Jane Howard Green
Birth: April 11, 1850 in Meigs County, TN
Death: July 11, 1940 in Hixson, Tennessee 37343
There are different records of dates of birth of Eliza Jane Howard Green; they are April 6, 1848 and April 6, 1850. Her tombstone shows April 11, 1850. In like manner, her tombstone shows date of death to be July 11, 1940; her death certificate shows July 14, 1941 as date of death.
George Levi (James) Green (Eliza Jane's husband) fought in the Civil War at age 16. He fought in the Battle of Chickamauga; he was at Chattanooga when the Union Army was surrounded and nearly starved to death; he fought in the Battle Above the Clouds; and he fought on Missionary Ridge.
After the honorable discharge in 1865 of Levi Green from the Union Army, where he served in the Kentucky Mounted Infantry, 30th Regiment, Company “G”, he stayed around Chattanooga. He went on steamboat to Meigs County and worked for William Howard. That was where he met Eliza Jane Howard.
On September 6, 1868, in Meigs County, Tennessee, George Levi (James) Green (believed to be Irish, in part) and Eliza Jane Howard, Three-quarters Cherokee, were married by Harvey Hamilton, D.D
Father: William (Pap) Howard HOWARD b: 1816-1822 in Missouri
Mother: Jane Henderson Howard HENDERSON b: June 1825 in Indiana
Levi Green GREEN b: December 4, 1840 in Ballard County, Kentucky
September 6, 1868
in Meigs County, TN
- George Franklin (Frank) Green GREEN b: February 1887 in Meigs County, TN
- Nelson Carl Jackson (Jack) Green GREEN b: August 30, 1888 in Sanford, TN
- William Lindsey Green GREEN b: July 18, 1873 in Meigs County, TN
- James Jasper (JJ) Green GREEN b: January 20, 1885 in McMinn County, TN
- Sarah Jane Green Webb Campbell GREEN b: November 13, 1875 in Chattanooga, TN
- Ella May Adeline Green Fessler GREEN b: February 1892 in Meigs County, TN
- John Wesley Green GREEN b: November 25, 1877 in McMinn County, TN
- Charles Arnett (Charley) Green GREEN b: October 1882
- Amanda Bell Roxina (Mandy) Green Higgins GREEN b: October 1894 in Hixson, Tennessee, 37343
- Melissa Catherine Green Durand GREEN b: July 1897 in Hamilton County, TN
- Mary Elizabeth (Lizzie) Green Higgins GREEN b: 1879 in Hamilton County, TN