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Green, Emma Cason

(born: 1884  -  died: 1983) 

Green, born in North Middletown, KY, was the daughter of James and Rebecca Cason. Her husband was Charles Green, also from Bourbon County. Emma Cason Green attended Kentucky Classical and Business College in North Middletown and later moved to Indiana. A dressmaker who also wrote poetry, she had some of her poems published in Attempting to Express My Thoughts, compiled by J. Curtis. She also wrote the History of the Second Christian Church, North Middletown, Ky. Emma Cason Green has a headstone in the Prescott Pike Cemetery in North Middletown, KY, that gives her birth year as 1886. The Emma Cason Green Papers are housed at the Indiana Historical Society. For more see "Emma Cason Green" in Guide to African-American History Materials in Manuscript Collections at the Indiana Historical Society.

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NKAA Entry: Kentucky Classical and Business College (North Middletown, KY)
NKAA Entry: Prescott Pike Cemetery (North Middletown, KY)
NKAA Source: Attempting to express my thoughts
NKAA Source: History of the Second Christian Church, North Middletown, Ky

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