Thursday, December 5, 2013

Mary G. Dearth, #7760

7760.  Mary G. Dearth, 9 (Mary G. Richmond 8, Lemuel C. 7, Gilbert, 6, Ichabod 5, William 4, Silvester 3, Edward 2, John 1), was  born in 1839.  Her parents were Mary Gorham Richmond and John Willis Dearth.  John W. Dearth's parents were Golden Dearth and Elizabeth Bloom Bradford.  Mary G. Dearth was a Mayflower descendant from the Bradfords and also through the Silvester Richmond family.

United States Census, 1850
Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
John W Dearth M 32 Rhode Island
Ruth S Dearth F 26 Rhode Island
Mary W Dearth F 11 Rhode Island
Anna H Dearth F 2 Rhode Island
Abby T Dearth F 0 Rhode Island
Elisabeth B Dearth F 35 Rhode Island

Mary G. Dearth was a music teacher in the household of Lemuel Richmond in 1860 RI Census, Bristol, Rhode Island.

Mary G. Dearth married S. Dana Greene on October 9, 1862.

Henry Golden Dearth was Mary Dearth's half-brother:

"Born on April 22, 1864 in Bristol, Rhode Island, Henry Golden Dearth was the youngest of five children of John Willis and Ruth Marshall Dearth. His father was connected with the whaling business and was an artillery officer during the civil war. He was also a talented musician and provided favorable influences to the development of Henry's talent. His grandfather was a commander in the United States Navy during the war of 1812."

United States Census, 1870
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Lemuel C Richmond M 88 Massachusetts
Mary D W Richmond F 86 Rhode Island
Anna A Bradford F 20 Massachusetts
Samuel D Greene M 30 Rhode Island
Mary W Greene F 30 Rhode Island
Samuel D Greene M 5 New York
Mary R Greene  F 3 New York
Maria Farral F 22 New York

Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915
Name: Mary W. Dearth Greene
Event Type:  Death
Event Date: 02 Sep 1874
Event Place:  Boston, Massachusetts
Residence Place:  Boston, MASS
Address: Sumner DD
Marital Status: Married
Birthplace:  Bristol, RI
Birth Year (Estimated): 1839
Father's Name: John Dearth
Father's Birthplace: Bristol, RI
Mother's Name: Mary A. ...
Mother's Birthplace: Bristol, RI
Spouse's Name: Samuel D. Greene
[Cause: Typhoid Fever]

Samuel D. Greene remarried on 8 November 1876.  

United States Census, 1880
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self Samuel D. Green M 40 Maryland, United States
Wife Mary A. Green F 40 Rhode Island, United States
Son Samuel Dana Green M 15 New York, United States
Daughter Mary R. Green F 13 Maryland, United States
Son George Deb. Green M 8 Maryland, United States

Samuel Dana Greene per Wikipedia:

Greene was born in Cumberland, Maryland, the son of future U.S. Army General George S. Greene. He entered the United States Naval Academy on September 21, 1855, and graduated on June 9, 1859, with the rank of midshipman.
Greene was serving as the executive officer of the Portsmouth Navy Yard[6] when on December 11, 1884 at the age of 45, he committed suicide at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and was buried in Bristol, Rhode Island.

Late wife, Mary Willis Greene, died September 3, 1874, according to a Government document here and here (his second wife's [Mary Abby Babbitt] widow's pension application).

Children of Mary Willis (Dearth) Greene and Samuel Dana Greene mentioned in the pension application:

Samuel Dana Greene, Jr., born 24 October 1864; Mary Richmond Greene, born 21 April 1867; and George De Boketon Greene, born 9 November 1871.

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