Samuel S. Green
SAMUEL S. GREEN. farmer: P. O. Tiro. The oldest settler living in Auburn Township is the subject of this biography. He was born in Indiana Co., Penn., Jun. 25, 1807. Is a son of William and Martha (Stanton) Green, who were married in Luzerne Co., Penn., in 1806. The father was a native of Berkshire Co.. Mass., and was born in 1778, and the mother was born in New London Co., Conn., in 1788.. In 1813, they came to Licking Co., Ohio, where they remained three years. In 1815, Mr. Green came to Auburn Township, Crawford Co., Ohio, where he entered 640 acres of land in the southeastern part of the township. In December 1816, he moved his family to the log house he had on his clearing in Auburn Township. Mr. and Mrs. Green were the parents of eleven children, one dying in infancy without any name - Samuel S., Caroline, Walter, Julia A., William, Martha M., Daniel, John, Mary and Hannah J. Those named are all living. The father died in 1862, and the mother in 1865. Samuel S. was 9 years old when they came to Auburn Township, and much of the Auburn Township history was learned from him. He is single; owns 80 acres of land, and is a Democrat in politics, and a genial, wide-awake gentleman.
From History of Crawford County and Ohio, Baskin & Battey, Historical Publishers, Chicago, 1881