The Shemwell Family

Sarah Lucinda GraggAge: 90 years18411931

Name
Sarah Lucinda Gragg
Given names
Sarah Lucinda
Surname
Gragg
Married name
Sarah Lucinda Greene
Birth August 4, 1841 30 23
Birth of a brotherWilliam S. Gragg
about 1845 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Allen Gragg
June 13, 1848 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 4 years)
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 brotherLarkin Roby Gragg
July 15, 1852 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherRichard Greene Gragg
January 4, 1855 (Age 13 years)
MarriageWilliam GreeneView this family
about 1858 (Age 16 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Mary L Greene
April 13, 1859 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 15 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 daughter
#2Martha Lea Greene
April 12, 1861 (Age 19 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Greene
January 26, 1863 (Age 21 years)

Death of a brotherWilliam S. Gragg
May 2, 1863 (Age 21 years)
Death of a sisterMary Gragg
February 2, 1864 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherRichard Greene
May 28, 1864 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 19 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 son
#3Jacob Jess “Jake” Green
February 28, 1866 (Age 24 years)
MarriageElihu GreeneView this family
about 1867 (Age 25 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.
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 25 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 25 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a son
#4Roby Greene
May 7, 1869 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 27 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 son
#5Judson Gragg Greene
September 20, 1871 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#6Clenard Mansfield Greene
February 4, 1873 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Nicy Elizabeth Greene
March 5, 1876 (Age 34 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Shearer
January 9, 1877 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#8Copna Horton Greene
April 1, 1878 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 36 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
#9Florence Louanna Greene
June 8, 1880 (Age 38 years)
Marriage of a childHarvey R GreeneMartha Lea GreeneView this family
about 1880 (Age 38 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#1Sallie Truda Greene
February 25, 1881 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#10Sophia Catherine Greene
April 12, 1883 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Port E Green
April 2, 1884 (Age 42 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam M Gragg
May 3, 1885 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Mansfield F. Greene
May 19, 1886 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childRoby GreeneMartha Irene TrivettView this family
March 31, 1888 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Gertie Emmeline Greene
September 21, 1888 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Greenville Maston Greene
July 13, 1889 (Age 47 years)
Death of a brotherLarkin Roby Gragg
November 7, 1889 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Chanie Roxie Greene
July 18, 1890 (Age 48 years)
Death of a motherSusannah Greene
February 26, 1891 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Orville Austin Greene
April 8, 1891 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childJacob Jess “Jake” GreenAnna Laura BakerView this family
February 13, 1892 (Age 50 years)
Note: Marriage record is for J. G. Green and Anna Baker
Birth of a grandson
#8Boyd William Greene
October 12, 1892 (Age 51 years)
Death of a granddaughterSallie Truda Greene
October 12, 1892 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Virgil Sylvester Greene
February 27, 1893 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Ora Marie Green
March 3, 1893 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childClenard Mansfield GreeneNannie Lorena SimmonsView this family
August 23, 1893 (Age 52 years)
Death of a grandsonGreenville Maston Greene
December 23, 1893 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Inez Belinda Green
January 20, 1894 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childNicy Elizabeth GreeneView this family
February 14, 1894 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childAlbert Lee SmithNicy Elizabeth GreeneView this family
February 14, 1894 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Ora Lucinda Greene
July 9, 1894 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#13Sarah Lemery Smith
November 12, 1894 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#14Sarah Lemery Smith
November 12, 1894 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#15Judson Moore Greene
February 22, 1895 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#16Chilo Jefferson Greene
April 10, 1895 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#17Blanche Sarah Green
October 17, 1896 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#18Mancie Leander Greene
July 25, 1897 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#19Chester Courtney Trivett
August 24, 1897 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#20Ziza James Greene
January 10, 1898 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childCopna Horton GreeneSarah E. TrivettView this family
April 15, 1898 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 56 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
#21Dewey Chester Green
December 17, 1898 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#22Lella Elizabeth Greene
February 26, 1899 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#23Eva Arzola Greene
June 1, 1899 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#24Hettie Sophia Trivett
June 30, 1899 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childJospeh Smith GreeneMary L GreeneView this family
before 1900 (Age 58 years)

Death of a daughterMary L Greene
before 1900 (Age 58 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#25Cora Octavia Greene
October 15, 1900 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#26Myrtle Catherine Green
January 26, 1901 (Age 59 years)
Marriage of a childJudson Gragg GreeneAmelia Anner GreeneView this family
June 6, 1901 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#27Flossie Pearl Greene
June 25, 1901 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#28Infant Greene
January 4, 1902 (Age 60 years)
Marriage of a childDavid Samuel LawrenceNicy Elizabeth GreeneView this family
January 20, 1902 (Age 60 years)
Death of a grandsonInfant Greene
March 4, 1902 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#29Jotham Setzer Trivett
August 12, 1902 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#30Flora Belle Greene
September 10, 1902 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#31Mettie Revon Greene
July 25, 1903 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#32Edna Mae Green
August 31, 1903 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#33Elihu Rexford Lawrence
March 30, 1904 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#34Margie Viola Greene
June 12, 1904 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#35Ven Vaughn Trivett
December 25, 1904 (Age 63 years)
Marriage of a childThomas Green MillerSophia Catherine GreeneView this family
November 10, 1905 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#36Mary Irene Green
December 25, 1905 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#37Infant Greene
January 16, 1906 (Age 64 years)
Death of a grandsonInfant Greene
January 21, 1906 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#38Martha Pearl “Mattie” Greene
April 30, 1906 (Age 64 years)
Death of a daughterMartha Lea Greene
April 30, 1906 (Age 64 years)
Death of a grandsonPort E Green
October 4, 1906 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#39Hester Hattie Miller
December 2, 1906 (Age 65 years)
Death of a grandsonOrville Austin Greene
February 1, 1907 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a grandson
#40Finley Elihu Greene
June 19, 1907 (Age 65 years)
Death of a grandsonElihu Rexford Lawrence
August 2, 1907 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#41Sarah Lounettie Miller
November 16, 1907 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#42Elyn Rosalyn Green
February 28, 1908 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#43Russell Graham “Stubby” Greene
February 22, 1910 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a grandson
#44Vonnie May Greene
May 12, 1910 (Age 68 years)
Marriage of a childCopna Horton GreeneFannie Beatrice NorrisView this family
July 13, 1910 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#45Edel Vesta Miller
November 3, 1910 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#46Mary Docia Greene
August 1, 1911 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#47Hazel Nettie Greene
January 27, 1912 (Age 70 years)
Birth of a grandson
#48Ernest Norman Greene
February 28, 1912 (Age 70 years)
Birth of a grandson
#49Greene Gar Miller
December 18, 1913 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a grandson
#50Ralph Horton Greene
January 27, 1914 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#51Opal Luella Green
May 8, 1914 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a grandson
#52Arnold Sylvester Greene
August 18, 1914 (Age 73 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#53Inez Lucinda Greene
September 15, 1914 (Age 73 years)
Birth of a grandson
#54Isaac Elihu Miller
December 23, 1915 (Age 74 years)
Birth of a grandson
#55Reed Morris Greene
August 13, 1916 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 74 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
#56Luther Pardee Greene
March 1, 1917 (Age 75 years)
Birth of a grandson
#57Celo Perkins Miller
August 14, 1917 (Age 76 years)
Marriage of a childHenry Alexander CampbellNicy Elizabeth GreeneView this family
March 3, 1918 (Age 76 years)
Death of a granddaughterSarah Lemery Smith
June 29, 1918 (Age 76 years)
Death of a granddaughterSarah Lemery Smith
June 29, 1918 (Age 76 years)
Burial of a granddaughterSarah Lemery Smith
July 1, 1918 (Age 76 years)
Cemetery: Bald Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery
Burial of a granddaughterSarah Lemery Smith
July 1, 1918 (Age 76 years)
Cemetery: Bald Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#58Doris Viola Greene
August 26, 1918 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 75 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 77 years)

Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 76 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
#59Judson Buster Miller
May 4, 1920 (Age 78 years)
Death of a sisterCelia Adeline Gragg
January 16, 1922 (Age 80 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#60Dollie Dimple Greene
February 20, 1922 (Age 80 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#61Sophia Miller
September 20, 1922 (Age 81 years)
Death of a granddaughterSophia Miller
October 12, 1922 (Age 81 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#62Denise Grace Greene
January 25, 1923 (Age 81 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Allen Gragg
May 17, 1924 (Age 82 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#63Ruth Lanette Greene
February 5, 1926 (Age 84 years)
Death of a husbandElihu Greene
July 3, 1926 (Age 84 years)
Death of a sisterLouisa Gragg
November 6, 1926 (Age 85 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#64Bonnie Dare Greene
July 27, 1928 (Age 86 years)
Death of a brotherRichard Greene Gragg
September 11, 1929 (Age 88 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 88 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
Death November 11, 1931 (Age 90 years)
Last change April 18, 201823:52:37

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1833
22 months
elder sister
Louisa Gragg
Birth: October 1834 23 16Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 6, 1926Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder sister
Mary Gragg
Birth: March 13, 1837 25 19Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 2, 1864Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
3 years
elder sister
Celia Adeline Gragg
Birth: December 11, 1839 28 21Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 16, 1922Deep Gap, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
20 months
herself
4 years
younger brother
William S. Gragg
Birth: about 1845 33 26Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 2, 1863Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
John Allen Gragg
Birth: June 13, 1848 37 30Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 17, 1924Watauga, North Carolina, United States
4 years
younger brother
Larkin Roby Gragg
Birth: July 15, 1852 41 34Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 7, 1889Viola, Latah, Idaho, United States
3 years
younger brother
Richard Greene Gragg
Birth: January 4, 1855 43 36Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 11, 1929Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Family with Elihu Greene - View this family
husband
herself
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
Family with William Greene - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1858
15 months
daughter
2 years
daughter

Sarah Lucinda Gragg has 3 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (3)

Parents Larkin Greene + Mary Greene
1Richard C. Green18471906
2Solomon Greene18491849
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.