The Shemwell Family

Roby GreeneAge: 89 years18691958

Roby Greene
Given names
Birth May 7, 1869 22 27
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed

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 -
Birth of a brotherJudson Gragg Greene
September 20, 1871 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherClenard Mansfield Greene
February 4, 1873 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterNicy Elizabeth Greene
March 5, 1876 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherCopna Horton Greene
April 1, 1878 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a sisterFlorence Louanna Greene
June 8, 1880 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterSophia Catherine Greene
April 12, 1883 (Age 13 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam M Gragg
May 3, 1885 (Age 15 years)
MarriageMartha Irene TrivettView this family
March 31, 1888 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1Greenville Maston Greene
July 13, 1889 (Age 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSusannah Greene
February 26, 1891 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#2Orville Austin Greene
April 8, 1891 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#3Virgil Sylvester Greene
February 27, 1893 (Age 23 years)
Death of a sonGreenville Maston Greene
December 23, 1893 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 28 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#4Lella Elizabeth Greene
February 26, 1899 (Age 29 years)
Death of a half-sisterMary L Greene
before 1900 (Age 30 years)

Death of a half-sisterMartha Lea Greene
April 30, 1906 (Age 36 years)
Death of a sonOrville Austin Greene
February 1, 1907 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a son
#5Finley Elihu Greene
June 19, 1907 (Age 38 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMabel Malinda “Linda” Watson
August 10, 1909 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#6Vonnie May Greene
May 12, 1910 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childVirgil Sylvester GreeneEara Martha SimmonsView this family
December 24, 1912 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Agnes Belvina Greene
March 5, 1914 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Inez Lucinda Greene
September 15, 1914 (Age 45 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Riley Greene
January 13, 1915 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Nona Mae Greene
December 30, 1916 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 46 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a grandson
#3Alonzo Eli Golds
July 2, 1917 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Aubrey Ruth Greene
February 17, 1918 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 47 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 48 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Martha Hettie Lucinda Golds
February 24, 1919 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Doris California Greene
April 12, 1920 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Telsie Iverson Greene
May 4, 1923 (Age 53 years)

Death of a fatherElihu Greene
July 3, 1926 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Sarah Grace “Ruth” Greene
January 16, 1927 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 60 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a grandson
#9Wallace Rayvon Greene
July 2, 1931 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Savilla Faye Golds
September 15, 1931 (Age 62 years)
Death of a motherSarah Lucinda Gragg
November 11, 1931 (Age 62 years)
Death of a grandsonTelsie Iverson Greene
December 4, 1931 (Age 62 years)

Marriage of a childFinley Elihu GreeneMildred L. BrunskillView this family
Type: Civil marriage
August 3, 1932 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11Ronald Finley Greene
November 22, 1932 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12Clayton Sylvester Greene
August 10, 1933 (Age 64 years)
Marriage of a childFrank Robert WoodsInez Lucinda GreeneView this family
December 20, 1933 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13Riley Cecil Greene
May 29, 1934 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a grandson
#14Ray Landon Greene
October 1, 1936 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a grandson
#15Nikky Jo Greene
April 30, 1939 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#16Millie Pearl Greene
December 28, 1942 (Age 73 years)
Death of a brotherJudson Gragg Greene
July 23, 1943 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 72 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 -
Death of a brotherJacob Jess “Jake” Green
February 17, 1947 (Age 77 years)
Burial of a brotherJacob Jess “Jake” Green
February 20, 1947 (Age 77 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Tobacco Valley Cemetery
Birth of a grandson
#17Travis Dale Greene
October 5, 1949 (Age 80 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 80 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 76 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. -
Death October 14, 1958 (Age 89 years)
Last change April 18, 201822:49:49

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1867
-10 months
elder brother
3 years
2 years
younger brother
Judson Gragg Greene
Birth: September 20, 1871 24 30Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 23, 1943Statesville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States
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
Marriage: about 1858
15 months
Mary L Greene
Birth: April 13, 1859 20 17Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: before 1900
2 years
Family with Martha Irene Trivett - View this family
Marriage: March 31, 1888Watauga, North Carolina, United States
15 months
Greenville Maston Greene
Birth: July 13, 1889 20 17Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 23, 1893Watauga, North Carolina, United States
21 months
Orville Austin Greene
Birth: April 8, 1891 21 19Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 1, 1907Watauga, North Carolina, United States
23 months
6 years
Lella Elizabeth Greene
Birth: February 26, 1899 29 26Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 19, 1987Watauga, North Carolina, United States
8 years
3 years
4 years
Inez Lucinda Greene
Birth: September 15, 1914 45 42Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 27, 1976Caldwell, North Carolina, United States

Roby Greene has 77 first cousins recorded

Father's family (76)

Parents Isaac Mikeal + Celia Greene
1Rachel Mikeal18631941
2John Allen Micheal18641951
3Nancy Mikeal18681947
8Mary Mikeal18821900
Parents William Willis “Bill” Greene + Nancy Elizabeth Carlton
Parents William Willis “Bill” Greene + Sarah M Greene
1Filmore L Greene18691924
Parents William Willis “Bill” Greene + Anna M Watson
Parents Solomon Riley Greene + Sarah Louisa Greene
1Zora Ellen Greene18721952
2Disia Etta Greene18751952
4James Ellis Greene18811958
7Joseph W Greene18941900
Parents Calvin Madison Carlton + Nancy Louisa “Eliza” Greene
Parents Harvey R Greene + Martha Lea Greene
2Port E Green18841906
Parents John Lundy Carlton + Camilla Greene
5Celia E Carlton18881976
7Lucy Belle Carlton18921978
10Mary C Carlton18981903
11Martha E Carlton19001903
Parents John Melvin Greene + Celia L Hamby
1Nora Etta Greene18891917
Parents John Melvin Greene + Adelaide Josephine Greene
1Lora Bessie Greene18931978
2Lunda V Greene18991922
4Ida Selena Greene19011955
Parents E. Lindsay Greene + Sarah Ann Simmons
6Essie Elise Greene19001918
8Ella Mae Greene19051987
10Lawrence Hoy Greene19091923
Parents Richard Lee Greene + Conzora Elizabeth Carlton
1Manarka Lou Greene18891933
2Sara Thurza Greene18931992
3Mila Greene18951910
5Ola Mae Greene18991982
6George Carl Greene19061977