The Shemwell Family

Jacob Jess “Jake” GreenAge: 80 years18661947

Name
Jacob Jess “Jake” Green
Given names
Jacob Jess
Surname
Green
Nickname
Jake
Also known as
Joseph Greene
Birth February 28, 1866 19 24
Marriage of parentsElihu GreeneSarah Lucinda GraggView this family
about 1867 (Age 10 months)

Note: The date of their marriage is unknown, the court house burned down. It is known that they were married after their oldest son, Joseph was born, about 7 to 9 months after. Elihu hid Joseph from his family until after Elihu and Sarah were married.
Fled State
Murder

Note: Jake was married while in North Carolina, he came home from work and found his wife in bed with another man, under self defense, Jake shot and killed the man that was with his wife. Jake fled from North Carolina so he wouldn't get in trouble.
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 10 months)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 10 months)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a brotherRoby Greene
May 7, 1869 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 2 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Birth of a brotherJudson Gragg Greene
September 20, 1871 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherClenard Mansfield Greene
February 4, 1873 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterNicy Elizabeth Greene
March 5, 1876 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherCopna Horton Greene
April 1, 1878 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 11 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a sisterFlorence Louanna Greene
June 8, 1880 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterSophia Catherine Greene
April 12, 1883 (Age 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam M Gragg
May 3, 1885 (Age 19 years)
Name Change
Name Change
about 1890 (Age 23 years)

Note: Birth name was Joseph Greene - Changed name to Jacob Jess Green
Death of a maternal grandmotherSusannah Greene
February 26, 1891 (Age 24 years)
MarriageAnna Laura BakerView this family
February 13, 1892 (Age 25 years)
Note: Marriage record is for J. G. Green and Anna Baker
Birth of a daughter
#1Ora Marie Green
March 3, 1893 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Inez Belinda Green
January 20, 1894 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Blanche Sarah Green
October 17, 1896 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 32 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a son
#4Dewey Chester Green
December 17, 1898 (Age 32 years)
Death of a half-sisterMary L Greene
before 1900 (Age 33 years)

Birth of a daughter
#5Myrtle Catherine Green
January 26, 1901 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Edna Mae Green
August 31, 1903 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Mary Irene Green
December 25, 1905 (Age 39 years)
Death of a half-sisterMartha Lea Greene
April 30, 1906 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Elyn Rosalyn Green
February 28, 1908 (Age 42 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMabel Malinda “Linda” Watson
August 10, 1909 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a son
#9Russell Graham “Stubby” Greene
February 22, 1910 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childClarence Franklin DiermanInez Belinda GreenView this family
November 12, 1913 (Age 47 years)

Birth of a daughter
#10Opal Luella Green
May 8, 1914 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Viola Inez Dierman
September 4, 1914 (Age 48 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Riley Greene
January 13, 1915 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 49 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Velma Mary Baillargon
September 3, 1917 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Mary Ann Dierman
April 3, 1918 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 50 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 51 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Birth of a grandson
#4Frank J Dierman
December 18, 1921 (Age 55 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge Clark EllisMyrtle Catherine GreenView this family
September 6, 1922 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Rosemary Theresa Green
October 31, 1923 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Floyd Clement Frost Jr.
August 14, 1924 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Regina Anne “Reggie” Green
January 10, 1925 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Ora Cecelia Baillargon
June 24, 1925 (Age 59 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#9Clara Belle Dierman
October 31, 1925 (Age 59 years)

Birth of a grandson
#10Robert Paul “Bob” Green
June 13, 1926 (Age 60 years)
Death of a fatherElihu Greene
July 3, 1926 (Age 60 years)
Marriage of a childEugene Hale GaertnerElyn Rosalyn GreenView this family
September 20, 1926 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11Eugene Hale “Gene” Gaertner Jr.
December 9, 1926 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Ella Marjorie Dierman
January 22, 1927 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#13Ramona Patricia “Mona” Green
March 18, 1928 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#14Faye Ruth Ellis
October 16, 1928 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#15Lorence Wayne Frost
January 9, 1929 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 63 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Birth of a grandson
#16Donald Claire Green
December 7, 1929 (Age 63 years)
Death of a motherSarah Lucinda Gragg
November 11, 1931 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a grandson
#17John Jerome Green
November 21, 1931 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a grandson
#18Forrest Clark Ellis
about 1932 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a grandson
#19Russell Chester Greene
September 11, 1933 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#20Luella Barbara Kearney
November 27, 1933 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#21Delores Bibianna “Dolly” Green
May 16, 1934 (Age 68 years)
Death of a grandsonForrest Clark Ellis
June 21, 1934 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#22Lillian Carol Kearney
January 26, 1935 (Age 68 years)
Death of a wifeAnna Laura Baker
January 28, 1935 (Age 68 years)
Burial of a wifeAnna Laura Baker
January 31, 1935 (Age 68 years)
Cemetery: Tobacco Valley Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#23Agnes Veronica “Aggie” Green
June 9, 1935 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a grandson
#24James Kenneth “Jim” Green
May 31, 1937 (Age 71 years)
Birth of a grandson
#25Henry Keith “Buddy” Ellis
about 1937 (Age 70 years)

Birth of a grandson
#26Jake J. Greene
July 24, 1937 (Age 71 years)
Death of a grandsonHenry Keith “Buddy” Ellis
about 1939 (Age 72 years)

Birth of a grandson
#27Theodore Albert “Ted” Green
October 23, 1940 (Age 74 years)
Death of a brotherJudson Gragg Greene
July 23, 1943 (Age 77 years)
Death of a granddaughterDelores Bibianna “Dolly” Green
October 9, 1944 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 75 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 79 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death February 17, 1947 (Age 80 years)
Burial February 20, 1947 (3 days after death)
Cemetery: Tobacco Valley Cemetery
Last change March 2, 201619:27:50

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1867
-10 months
himself
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
17 months
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Mother’s family with William Greene - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: about 1858
15 months
half-sister
2 years
half-sister
Family with Anna Laura Baker - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: February 13, 1892Moscow, Latah, Idaho, United States
13 months
daughter
11 months
daughter
3 years
daughter
Blanche Sarah Green
Birth: October 17, 1896 30 23Cora, Latah, Idaho, United States
Death: April 16, 1988Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
2 years
son
2 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
Edna Mae Green
Birth: August 31, 1903 37 30Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
Death: February 7, 1996Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
2 years
daughter
Mary Irene Green
Birth: December 25, 1905 39 32Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
Death: July 10, 1993McMinnville, Warren, Tennessee, United States
2 years
daughter
Elyn Rosalyn Green
Birth: February 28, 1908 42 35Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
Death: January 24, 1994McMinnville, Warren, Tennessee, United States
2 years
son
Russell Graham “Stubby” Greene
Birth: February 22, 1910 43 37Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
Death: June 5, 1973Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
4 years
daughter
Opal Luella Green
Birth: May 8, 1914 48 41Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
Death: September 5, 1998Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States

Jacob Jess “Jake” Green has 28 first cousins recorded

Name Change
Birth name was Joseph Greene - Changed name to Jacob Jess Green
Marriage
Marriage record is for J. G. Green and Anna Baker Jake's brother, Judson Gragg Greene was there when Jake and Annie were married. I do know that Jake was a fugitive, that is why he left North Carolina, maybe he used his brother's name when marrying Annie.
Fled State
Jake was married while in North Carolina, he came home from work and found his wife in bed with another man, under self defense, Jake shot and killed the man that was with his wife. Jake fled from North Carolina so he wouldn't get in trouble.