- Existence: 1790-1936
1817 Born in Alton, Staffordshire, England 1819 Greene family moved to Buffalo, New York 1833-1836 Educated at Carysville Collegiate Seminary, Aurora Academy and French's Collegiate Institute 1838 Moved to Davenport, employed as surveyor. Marriage to Harriet Merritt of Buffalo, New York 1840 Admitted to the bar in Iowa City 1847 Admitted to state supreme court 1849 Cedar Rapids is founded 1855 Marries Francis R. Graves of Cooperstown, New York 1856 Birth of Calvin Graves Greene 1864-1866 Construction of Rockford, Rock Island & St. Louis Railroad. George Greene becomes president of Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Minnesota Railroad. 1867 Birth of Robert C. Greene 1875 Founding of Coe Collegiate Institute. George Greene president of the Board 1880 Building of Greene's Opera House. Death of George Greene, June 23
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Pioneer family from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Typed transcriptions of diaries, letters, and cards describing life in early Johnson, Jones, and Linn counties in Iowa.