The Ancestors of Rebecca Edna Green
Rebecca Edna Green was born January 15, 1876, the daughter of David Green and Eliza Young.. Her first husband was Charles Fergeson. They were married on September 17, 1896 and had one daughter, Doris Irene, who was born on July 9, 1898 in Copemish, Michigan. Charles passed away before 1900. On March 8, 1905, Rebecca married Ira Alonzo Collins.
David Green and Eliza Young
David Green was born June 16, 1845 in Independence, Ohio, the son of Gotlieb Green and Magdalena Martin.
He was a Civll War Soldier. He enlisted as a Private on 16 June 1863 at the age of 18. Enlisted in Company C, 86th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 01 August 1863. Mustered out Company C, 86th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 10 February 1864 in Camp Cleveland, Ohio. His name is on Panel #12 in the Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Public Square, Cleveland, OH.
He married Eliza Young on September 19, 1869 in Pleasanton, Manistee, Michigan. She was born in Port Elgin, Ontario.
They had ten children: Arvilla May 1871-1871, Benjamin 1872-1872, Harman 1873-, Rebecca Edna 1876-1967, William B. 1878-1881, Mary Ellen 1880-, Charles Henry 1884-1891, Bliss 1886-1886,Gladys M. 1895-, Winnifred 1896-1991.