The Shemwell Family

Copna Horton GreeneAge: 89 years18781967

Name
Copna Horton Greene
Given names
Copna Horton
Surname
Greene
Birth April 1, 1878 31 36
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878

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 2 years)
Birth of a sisterSophia Catherine Greene
April 12, 1883 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam M Gragg
May 3, 1885 (Age 7 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSusannah Greene
February 26, 1891 (Age 12 years)
MarriageSarah E. TrivettView this family
April 15, 1898 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 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 daughter
#1Eva Arzola Greene
June 1, 1899 (Age 21 years)
Death of a half-sisterMary L Greene
before 1900 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2Flossie Pearl Greene
June 25, 1901 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Margie Viola Greene
June 12, 1904 (Age 26 years)
Death of a half-sisterMartha Lea Greene
April 30, 1906 (Age 28 years)
Death of a wifeSarah E. Trivett
May 25, 1909 (Age 31 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherMabel Malinda “Linda” Watson
August 10, 1909 (Age 31 years)
MarriageFannie Beatrice NorrisView this family
July 13, 1910 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Mary Docia Greene
August 1, 1911 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#5Ralph Horton Greene
January 27, 1914 (Age 35 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Riley Greene
January 13, 1915 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Vilas Lawerence Payne
May 18, 1916 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#6Reed Morris Greene
August 13, 1916 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 37 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
#2Dorothy Viola Payne
May 16, 1918 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Doris Viola Greene
August 26, 1918 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 38 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 39 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 granddaughter
#3Annie Ruth Payne
August 10, 1920 (Age 42 years)
Marriage of a childDewey Vermont HambyMargie Viola GreeneView this family
December 1, 1920 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Howard Vonley Hendrix
August 30, 1921 (Age 43 years)

Birth of a daughter
#8Dollie Dimple Greene
February 20, 1922 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Dallas Hardin Hamby
July 20, 1922 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9Denise Grace Greene
January 25, 1923 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Luther Ransom Payne
October 25, 1923 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Mack Rexford Hamby
July 28, 1924 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childHarvey Rollen ShirleyMary Docia GreeneView this family
November 11, 1925 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a daughter
#10Ruth Lanette Greene
February 5, 1926 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Virginia Grace Payne
March 6, 1926 (Age 47 years)
Death of a fatherElihu Greene
July 3, 1926 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Ruby Rosalie Shirley
December 12, 1926 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Sarah Grace “Ruth” Greene
January 16, 1927 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11Carl Freeman Shirley
March 4, 1928 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a daughter
#11Bonnie Dare Greene
July 27, 1928 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 51 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 granddaughter
#12Imogene Ovanell Payne
February 8, 1930 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13Frank Dan Payne
August 28, 1931 (Age 53 years)
Death of a motherSarah Lucinda Gragg
November 11, 1931 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a son
#12Buster Brown Greene
April 2, 1933 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#14Shirley Cline Payne
October 28, 1933 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#15Claudean Payne
January 30, 1936 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#16Infant Son Smith
August 17, 1937 (Age 59 years)
Death of a grandsonInfant Son Smith
August 19, 1937 (Age 59 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#17Infant Daughter Smith
August 31, 1938 (Age 60 years)

Death of a granddaughterInfant Daughter Smith
August 31, 1938 (Age 60 years)

Birth of a grandson
#18Carl Steven Greene
September 21, 1938 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#19Jeanette Elaine Greene
August 13, 1939 (Age 61 years)
Death of a brotherJudson Gragg Greene
July 23, 1943 (Age 65 years)
Death of a granddaughterDorothy Viola Payne
October 24, 1943 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#20Priscilla Sue Achterkirchen
March 1, 1944 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#21Mary Patricia Greene
August 25, 1944 (Age 66 years)
Marriage of a childHenry Frederick AchterkirchenMary Docia GreeneView this family
May 5, 1945 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 63 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
Death of a granddaughterMary Patricia Greene
about 1946 (Age 67 years)

Death of a brotherJacob Jess “Jake” Green
February 17, 1947 (Age 68 years)
Burial of a brotherJacob Jess “Jake” Green
February 20, 1947 (Age 68 years)
Cemetery: Tobacco Valley Cemetery
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 71 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Birth of a granddaughter
#22Betsy Mae Greene
February 23, 1956 (Age 77 years)
Death of a brotherRoby Greene
October 14, 1958 (Age 80 years)
Death of a brotherClenard Mansfield Greene
February 6, 1964 (Age 85 years)
Death of a sisterNicy Elizabeth Greene
January 23, 1965 (Age 86 years)
Death of a daughterEva Arzola Greene
February 4, 1966 (Age 87 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 67 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 May 20, 1967 (Age 89 years)
Last change March 4, 201602:37:09

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1867
-10 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder 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
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
2 years
himself
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
Mary L Greene
Birth: April 13, 1859 20 17Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: before 1900
2 years
half-sister
Family with Sarah E. Trivett - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: April 15, 1898Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
14 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
Flossie Pearl Greene
Birth: June 25, 1901 23 18Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 22, 1995Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
3 years
daughter
Family with Fannie Beatrice Norris - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 13, 1910Watauga, North Carolina, United States
13 months
daughter
3 years
son
Ralph Horton Greene
Birth: January 27, 1914 35 22Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 18, 2008Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
son
Reed Morris Greene
Birth: August 13, 1916 38 25Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 25, 2006Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
daughter
Doris Viola Greene
Birth: August 26, 1918 40 27Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 2, 2010Watauga, North Carolina, United States
4 years
daughter
Dollie Dimple Greene
Birth: February 20, 1922 43 30Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 4, 2013Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
11 months
daughter
Denise Grace Greene
Birth: January 25, 1923 44 31Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 25, 1989Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
3 years
daughter
Ruth Lanette Greene
Birth: February 5, 1926 47 34Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 31, 1999Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
daughter
Bonnie Dare Greene
Birth: July 27, 1928 50 37Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 23, 2006Guilford, North Carolina, United States
5 years
son
Buster Brown Greene
Birth: April 2, 1933 55 41Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 17, 2009Caldwell, North Carolina, United States

Copna Horton Greene has 28 first cousins recorded