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Emily (Driggers) Greene (1829 - 1905)

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Emily "Millie" Greene formerly Driggers aka Tomlinson
Born in Bulloch, Georgia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married about [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Sanderson, Baker, Florida, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Sep 2016
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When Emily Driggers was born on July 12, 1819, in Emanuel, Georgia, to William Driggers and Amelia Lastinger.[1] Her father, William, was 42, and her mother, Amelia, was 41.


Emily was married twice.Her first husband was Sebastian Mark Tomlinson in 1840.[1] They had eight children in 16 years. He died in 1855 and then she married her second husband Elisha Greene, Jr. about 1855/1856 He was the son of an original settler of what is now Baker County, Florida and was a veteran of the Second Seminole Indian Wars. They married about 1845 most likely in Florida.

Death and Burial

She died in 1905 in Levy, Florida, having lived a long life of 86 years.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Pioneers of Florida's First Coast, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Society, 1991, Page 152

See also:

  • 1860 US Census, US Census Bureau: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Washington, D.C, New River County, Florida, Aug 9 1860
  • 1870 US Census, US Census Bureau: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Washington, D.C, p 33, enumerated July 9, 1870 Sanderson, Baker County, Florida.
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68062575
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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On 27 Apr 2018 at 14:37 GMT Barry Sweetman wrote:

Driggers-1260 and Driggers-193 appear to represent the same person because: There are some differences but these are definitely the same person. The marriage date in Driggers-193 is most likely wrong.

On 26 Apr 2018 at 18:19 GMT Jessica (Collett) Hilliard wrote:

On 26 Apr 2018 at 18:19 GMT Jessica (Collett) Hilliard wrote:

Does your research also show that Emily was married (first) to a Sebastian M Tomlinson?

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