the Census was taken in 1870, Joseph Green's mother had passed away. He
lived with his father, Joseph B. Green, and siblings Kate, Harry, and
William Green. The household also included housekeeper Julia Cook and
her daughters Clara and Mary. Joseph B. Green and Julia Cook married
during the 1870s.
Green had four brothers-in-law who at one time or another were members
of the Camden Fire Department. Joseph Green married
Amelia Tenner around 1873. Amelia was the sister of G.
Rudolph Tenner, George
Adam Tenner, and Christian
Tenner. Stepsister Clara Cook married Camden Fire Department member George
S. Hunt in the 1870s.
the Census was taken in 1880 Joseph and Amelia Green were living with
her parents, Casper and Settonia Tenner, at 700 South
4th Street. They had by this time three children, Matilda "Tillie",
William, and Kate. The Greens had moved to 702 South 4th Street by the
latter half of 1882 and were still there in 1887. The 1888-1889 City
Directory reveals that Joseph and Amelia Green and their two daughters
were living at 704 South 4th Street, next door to Amelia's brother George
Adam Tenner, who lived at 702 and who kept a tobacconists' shop at
700 South 4th
Street. Joseph Green worked as a sexton at one of the nearby
churches. Joseph B. Green was still residing at 704 South
4th Street when the 1906 City Directory was compiled.
Green appears to have passed away during the 1900s. Around 1908 Joseph
Green remarried. The 1910 Census shoes him living at 301 Line Street
with his wife Louisa Mary Arnold Mayer and her son, seventeen year-old
Oliver Sterling Mayer. Joseph and Louisa Mary Green were living at 219
Chestnut Street in January of 1920 and were still there when the 1927
City Directory was being put together..