Greene, Josiah Ensign

Greene, Josiah Ensign

Male 1911 - 1955  (44 years)

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  • Name Greene, Josiah Ensign 
    Born 22 Mar 1911  Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jun 1955  Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Forest Hill Cemetery, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I21464  Sackett | Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist, Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2021 

    Father Greene, Warren Earl,   b. 10 Jul 1874, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1937, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Ensign, Katherine Watrous,   b. 28 Aug 1879, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1967, Washington, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1907 
    Children 3 children 
     1. Greene, Josiah Ensign,   b. 22 Mar 1911, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1955, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     2. Greene, Duty Warren,   b. 24 Apr 1914, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1977, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Green, Kenyon Watrous,   b. 21 Feb 1919, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1979, New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     
    Family ID F7905  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family de Courcy, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1915,   d. Unknown 
    Married 25 Apr 1942  Darien, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F7913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Mar 1911 - Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Apr 1942 - Darien, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jun 1955 - Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Forest Hill Cemetery, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Village/Neighborhood/Community Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos 2 Photos

  • Notes 
    • No children.

      https://library.brown.edu/collatoz/info.php?id=388:

      Josiah Greene papers

      Josiah Greene (Brown class of 1933) wrote several novels and countless short stories over his long career, including Not in Our Stars, for which he won the MacMillan Centenary Award for the best manuscript by a member of the armed forces. This collection includes correspondence; royalty records and records of publicity programs; reviews; and drafts of short stories and novels.

      Format(s): Manuscripts, Graphics, Letters, Documents, Scrapbooks
      Library: John Hay
      NOTE: This collection is housed off-site. Prior notice is needed for retrieval
      Access to the collection:

      Online Catalog (JOSIAH):
      General description of the collection available on JOSIAH

      In-house Access to the Collection:

      Electronic inventory available by request.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 24 Apr 2021.
      Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut), 13 Jun 1955, Page 4

      Josiah E. Greene, 44, Connecticut Novelist, Dies

      WASHIINGTON, Conn, June 12 (AP)--Word has been received here of the sudden death at Duluth, Minn., of Josiah E. Greene, 44, a Washington author.

      A nativve (sic) of Duluth, Greene started writing shortly after his graduation from Brown University. Before starting his career as a novelist, Greene was employed by the Providence Sunday Journal as a columnist and feature writer.

      He turned to serious writing in 1937 when he returned here to live. His first two novels were "Madmen Die Alone" and "The Laughing Loon," which was land in Duiuth.

      Greene completed his first serious novel in 1944 when he was attached to the U. S. Air Force in Italy during World War II. This was "Not In Our Stars" which was given the McMillan centenary award for fiction in 1945. His latest novel was "The Man With One Talent," was published in 1951.

      The writer was doing research in Duluth for a historical novel when he was stricken suddenly with a heart attack.

      Greene leavves (sic) his widow, the former Elizabeth DeCoursey (sic); his mother, Mrs. Warren Greene, of Washington; and two brothers; Kenyon Greene of Washington and Duttee Greene of Aiken, S. C.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 24 Apr 2021.
      Memorial ID 191990016
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/191990016

      Josiah Ensign Greene
      Birth 22 Mar 1911
      Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
      Death 12 Jun 1955 (aged 44)
      Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
      Burial
      Forest Hill Cemetery
      Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S2200] WEB: Connecticut Marriage Records, 1897-1968, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2), 24 Apr 2021.
      Name: Elizabeth Decourcy
      Gender: Female
      Marriage Date: 25 Apr 1942
      Marriage Place: Darien, Connecticut, USA
      Spouse:
      Josiah Greene

      Researched by Ted Smith


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