James Alonzo “Jim” Green

  • Birth 23 Apr 1876 Cheatham County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 13 Jul 1927 Cheatham County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Cheatham County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 79537457

James Alonzo Green married Minta Etta Ann Frances Rose in Cheatham County Tennessee on 17 Feb 1901.
Her nickname used Mintie.

James and Mintie had SEVEN children; FOUR of those children were born ' Deaf '. Three Daughter's and One Son.
However, they attended Knoxville School for the Deaf to learn and lead lives while in a silent world. They married and had children.
Son Robert Bob Green gained employment and married twice.

When I visited Oakwood as a child with my Grandparents they told me the story of our unique relatives that were loving and did not let this be a setback in their lives.

When we visited they had headstone's that was, at that time to me, in degrading condition. Later, I visited and the headstones with their names on it was fallen apart and broken into pieces. I do not know if time and weather took a toll on their headstone. I recall thinking of the name Minta Mintie Rose Green being a name not to forget. I did not forget.

James Alonzo Green is the son of Andrew Jonathan Jack Green and Eliza Ann Farmer.

His Occupation was a Farmer in the Joelton area then Cheatham County TN.

My Grandparents would bring me to many Cemeteries in Cheatham County TN. Especially to Oakwood and Mt Zion.

Andrew Jonathan Jack Green and Eliza Ann Farmer are my Great Great Grandparents. Jack is buried at Oakwood.

His son, Alonzo Benson Green is the informant on Death Certificate 41102.
Cause of Death - Chronic Nephritis Signed by Dr. M. E. Mink ( Goodlettsville TN ).
Burial at Oakwood Cemetery on 14 July 1927.

James Alonzo " Jim " and wife Mintie Etta Rose Green had a headstone. Throughout time and the type of headstone made by a Relative in the family, Their Headstone Crumbled
then it fell to pieces Sadly :(

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  • Created by: C.
  • Added: 29 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79537457
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Alonzo “Jim” Green (23 Apr 1876–13 Jul 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79537457, citing Oakwood United Methodist Church Cemetery, Cheatham County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by C. (contributor 47360448) .