The Shemwell Family

Elihu GreeneAge: 79 years18471926

Name
Elihu Greene
Given names
Elihu
Surname
Greene
Birth February 24, 1847 20 19
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a brotherWilliam Willis “Bill” Greene
January 24, 1849 (Age 23 months)
Birth of a brotherSolomon Riley Greene
May 4, 1851 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy Louisa “Eliza” Greene
October 1853 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterLucy Carolina Greene
August 27, 1855 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherHarvey R Greene
February 17, 1857 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 9 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a brotherJospeh Smith Greene
about 1861 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterCamilla Greene
January 26, 1863 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 14 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a brotherJohn Melvin Greene
August 4, 1865 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1Jacob Jess “Jake” Green
February 28, 1866 (Age 19 years)
MarriageSarah Lucinda GraggView this family
about 1867 (Age 19 years)

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.
Birth of a sisterGreene
about 1867 (Age 19 years)
Death of a sisterGreene
about 1867 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 19 years)
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 19 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a son
#2Roby Greene
May 7, 1869 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a brotherE. Lindsay Greene
May 11, 1869 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 21 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
Death of a maternal grandfatherElihu Watson
about 1870 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#3Judson Gragg Greene
September 20, 1871 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a sisterGreene
about 1871 (Age 23 years)
Death of a sisterGreene
about 1871 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#4Clenard Mansfield Greene
February 4, 1873 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a brotherRichard Lee Greene
May 1873 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Nicy Elizabeth Greene
March 5, 1876 (Age 29 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherCelia Sherrill
June 30, 1876 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#6Copna Horton Greene
April 1, 1878 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 30 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 daughter
#7Florence Louanna Greene
June 8, 1880 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Sophia Catherine Greene
April 12, 1883 (Age 36 years)
Marriage of a childRoby GreeneMartha Irene TrivettView this family
March 31, 1888 (Age 41 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherSolomon Greene
December 24, 1888 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Greenville Maston Greene
July 13, 1889 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Orville Austin Greene
April 8, 1891 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childJacob Jess “Jake” GreenAnna Laura BakerView this family
February 13, 1892 (Age 44 years)
Note: Marriage record is for J. G. Green and Anna Baker
Birth of a grandson
#3Virgil Sylvester Greene
February 27, 1893 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Ora Marie Green
March 3, 1893 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childClenard Mansfield GreeneNannie Lorena SimmonsView this family
August 23, 1893 (Age 46 years)
Death of a grandsonGreenville Maston Greene
December 23, 1893 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Inez Belinda Green
January 20, 1894 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childAlbert Lee SmithNicy Elizabeth GreeneView this family
February 14, 1894 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Ora Lucinda Greene
July 9, 1894 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Sarah Lemery Smith
November 12, 1894 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Chilo Jefferson Greene
April 10, 1895 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Blanche Sarah Green
October 17, 1896 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10Chester Courtney Trivett
August 24, 1897 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11Ziza James Greene
January 10, 1898 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childCopna Horton GreeneSarah E. TrivettView this family
April 15, 1898 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 51 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 grandson
#12Dewey Chester Green
December 17, 1898 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#13Lella Elizabeth Greene
February 26, 1899 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#14Eva Arzola Greene
June 1, 1899 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#15Hettie Sophia Trivett
June 30, 1899 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#16Cora Octavia Greene
October 15, 1900 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#17Myrtle Catherine Green
January 26, 1901 (Age 53 years)
Marriage of a childJudson Gragg GreeneAmelia Anner GreeneView this family
June 6, 1901 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#18Flossie Pearl Greene
June 25, 1901 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#19Infant Greene
January 4, 1902 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childDavid Samuel LawrenceNicy Elizabeth GreeneView this family
January 20, 1902 (Age 54 years)
Death of a grandsonInfant Greene
March 4, 1902 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#20Jotham Setzer Trivett
August 12, 1902 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#21Flora Belle Greene
September 10, 1902 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#22Mettie Revon Greene
July 25, 1903 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#23Edna Mae Green
August 31, 1903 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#24Elihu Rexford Lawrence
March 30, 1904 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#25Margie Viola Greene
June 12, 1904 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#26Ven Vaughn Trivett
December 25, 1904 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childThomas Green MillerSophia Catherine GreeneView this family
November 10, 1905 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#27Mary Irene Green
December 25, 1905 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#28Infant Greene
January 16, 1906 (Age 58 years)
Death of a grandsonInfant Greene
January 21, 1906 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#29Hester Hattie Miller
December 2, 1906 (Age 59 years)
Death of a grandsonOrville Austin Greene
February 1, 1907 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#30Finley Elihu Greene
June 19, 1907 (Age 60 years)
Death of a grandsonElihu Rexford Lawrence
August 2, 1907 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#31Sarah Lounettie Miller
November 16, 1907 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#32Elyn Rosalyn Green
February 28, 1908 (Age 61 years)
Death of a motherMabel Malinda “Linda” Watson
August 10, 1909 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#33Russell Graham “Stubby” Greene
February 22, 1910 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#34Vonnie May Greene
May 12, 1910 (Age 63 years)
Marriage of a childCopna Horton GreeneFannie Beatrice NorrisView this family
July 13, 1910 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#35Edel Vesta Miller
November 3, 1910 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#36Mary Docia Greene
August 1, 1911 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#37Hazel Nettie Greene
January 27, 1912 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#38Ernest Norman Greene
February 28, 1912 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherSolomon Riley Greene
March 27, 1913 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#39Greene Gar Miller
December 18, 1913 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#40Ralph Horton Greene
January 27, 1914 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#41Opal Luella Green
May 8, 1914 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a grandson
#42Arnold Sylvester Greene
August 18, 1914 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#43Inez Lucinda Greene
September 15, 1914 (Age 67 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Riley Greene
January 13, 1915 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a grandson
#44Isaac Elihu Miller
December 23, 1915 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a grandson
#45Reed Morris Greene
August 13, 1916 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 68 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 grandson
#46Luther Pardee Greene
March 1, 1917 (Age 70 years)
Birth of a grandson
#47Celo Perkins Miller
August 14, 1917 (Age 70 years)
Marriage of a childHenry Alexander CampbellNicy Elizabeth GreeneView this family
March 3, 1918 (Age 71 years)
Death of a granddaughterSarah Lemery Smith
June 29, 1918 (Age 71 years)
Burial of a granddaughterSarah Lemery Smith
July 1, 1918 (Age 71 years)
Cemetery: Bald Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#48Doris Viola Greene
August 26, 1918 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherRichard Lee Greene
September 28, 1918 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 69 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
Death of a grandsonGreene Gar Miller
December 28, 1918 (Age 71 years)

Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 70 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
#49Judson Buster Miller
May 4, 1920 (Age 73 years)
Death of a sisterCelia Greene
December 4, 1921 (Age 74 years)
Burial of a sisterCelia Greene
December 6, 1921 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery: John Riley Greene Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#50Dollie Dimple Greene
February 20, 1922 (Age 74 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#51Sophia Miller
September 20, 1922 (Age 75 years)
Death of a granddaughterSophia Miller
October 12, 1922 (Age 75 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#52Denise Grace Greene
January 25, 1923 (Age 75 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#53Ruth Lanette Greene
February 5, 1926 (Age 78 years)
Death July 3, 1926 (Age 79 years)
Last change May 19, 201601:43:23

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 7, 1844Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
11 months
elder sister
18 months
himself
23 months
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Solomon Riley Greene
Birth: May 4, 1851 24 23Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 27, 1913Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
23 months
younger sister
Lucy Carolina Greene
Birth: August 27, 1855 29 27Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 18, 1942Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
18 months
younger brother
5 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Camilla Greene
Birth: January 26, 1863 36 35Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 2, 1944Fallston, Harford, Maryland, United States
3 years
younger brother
John Melvin Greene
Birth: August 4, 1865 39 37Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 27, 1944Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Greene
Birth: about 1867 40 39Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1867Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger brother
E. Lindsay Greene
Birth: May 11, 1869 42 41Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 25, 1946Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
Greene
Birth: about 1871 44 43Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1871Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger brother
Richard Lee Greene
Birth: May 1873 46 45Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 28, 1918Burke, North Carolina, United States
Family with Sarah Lucinda Gragg - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1867
-10 months
son
3 years
son
2 years
son
17 months
son
3 years
daughter
2 years
son
2 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
William Greene + Sarah Lucinda Gragg - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: about 1858
15 months
sister-in-law
2 years
sister-in-law

Elihu Greene has 106 first cousins recorded

Father's family (88)

Parents William Conley Greene + Nancy L Watson
1Mary E. Greene18501886
3Eli Smith Greene18541941
5William Lee Greene18611940
Parents Larkin Greene + Lucinda Melissa Trivett
1Rebecca Greene18441899
2Nancy Greene18461903
3Sarah Greene18471928
4Delphia Greene18491915
5John Greene18511909
6Jesse Greene18531930
7Hiram Greene18551929
8Amanda Greene18591917
11Solomon Greene18671921
Parents Bartlett Greene + Amanda Maude Watson
1Doctor F Greene18501918
Parents Bartlett Greene + Malinda Katherine Hamby
1Jesse Lee Greene18591908
4Julia Ann Greene18701945
5Elizabeth B Greene18751939
6Cynthia May Greene18801930
Parents Larkin Greene + Mary Greene
1Richard C. Green18471906
2Solomon Greene18491849
Parents … … + Mary Greene
2Martha W. Greene18561900
Parents William Harrison Miller + Mary Greene
1Nancy Jane Miller18591931
2Mary Ann Miller18601918
3William Lee Miller18631957
4Vena Tamer Miller18661927
5John F Miller18701880
6Reuben Miller18721882
Parents Linville Land + Martha Greene
Parents Holden Moody + Martha Greene
1Nancy C Moody18531913
7Sarah Alice Moody18641927
9Lora Emma Moody18761880
Parents Solomon Greene Jr. + Elza Triplett
1Nancy Greene18501920
2Triplett Greene18511928
3Larkin Greene18531910
4Jasper Greene18591870
5Lee Greene18611930
6Louisa Greene18661900
7Grant Greene18691900
8Greenville Greene18711900
Parents Larkin Ragan + Nancy Calista Greene
3Greenlee Ragan18581870
4John Isaac Ragan18621934
Parents Thomas Richard Calvin Winkler + Nancy Calista Greene
1Mary S Winkler18711920
Parents Calvin C Miller + Camilla C Greene
3Nancy J Miller18551870
4Isaac C Miller18561936
5Martha A Miller18591870
6Amos Miller18601880
7Mary Tamer Miller18601919
9Cornelia Miller18681900
13Joseph Miller18721900
15Nicey Miller18761900
16Festus Miller18781900
Parents Smith Patrick Greene + Lucinda Caroline Watson
1Annette Greene18571932
2Julia Ann Greene18581930
3Nancy C Greene18601931
Parents Ferguson Greene + Sarah A Setzer
1Sarah J Greene18671884
Parents John William Ragan + Sarah Adeline Greene
1Jesse Smith Ragan18581929
3Wade Hampton Ragan18631946
Marriage
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.