Person:Paul Greene (8)

m. 28 Nov 1870
  1. Paul D. Greene1889 - 1971
m. 25 Oct 1911
Facts and Events
Name Paul D. Greene
Gender Male
Birth[1] 6 Feb 1889 Green Settlement, Jefferson, New York, United States
Marriage 25 Oct 1911 to Mildred Saunders
Death[1] 24 Aug 1971 Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 The Sabbath Recorder
    191:18:15, November 13, 1971.

    Deacon Paul D. Greene, son of Eugene D., and Emogene Langworthy Greene, was born at Green Settlement, Feb. 6, 1889, and died Aug. 24, 1971, at Watertown. N. Y., where he had been a hospital patient for seven months.
    Funeral services were in charge of the Rev. L. G. Gifford, supply pastor of the Adams Center church, at the Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home in Belleville, N. Y. Interment was in Union Cemetery, Adams Center.
    Paul D. Greene, long-time deacon of the Adams Center, N. Y., Seventh Day Baptist Church and resident of the nearby village of Adams, died at the age of eighty-two after a number of months of impaired mobility and hospitalization.
    He was the last of the twenty-eight first cousins of Green Settlement near Adams Center, all being descendants of the original settlers.
    He married Mildred Saunders October 25, 1911, at De Ruyter, N. Y. At the time of his marriage, Mr. Greene was employed as a clerk at the Henry Glass general store, Adams Center. For years following he worked at the local Libby, McNeil and Libby milk plant. Later on he managed a large dairy farm in Potsdam while his two sons, Francis and Ronald, attended Clarkson College in Potsdam. When the family returned to Adams, he was employed by the Dairymen's League. Since his retirement and prior to his illness, he had worked at various farms in the community.
    He had been a member of the church for sixty-seven consecutive years. He and his wife were ordained deacon and deaconess in 1952 and he served in that capacity until his death. He was also trustee of his church and had served as Sabbath School treasurer for years. He also served as trustee for the Union Cemetery Association of Adams Center.
    He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mildred S. Greene, 49 W. Church St., Adams; three daughters, Mrs. Webster (Doris) Heath, Adams Center; Mrs. Norman (Emogene) Whitney, Tioga, Pa.; and Miss Janice L. Greene, Cleveland, Ohio; three sons, Wilfred S., San Diego, Calif., Francis P., Denver, Colo.; and Ronald L., Greenville, Pa.; fifteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The oldest daughter, Joyce E., died April 2, 1948, just before her thirty-fifth birthday. - Mildred P. Scriven