The Shemwell Family

Virgil Sylvester GreeneAge: 91 years18931985

Virgil Sylvester Greene
Given names
Virgil Sylvester
Birth February 27, 1893 23 20
Death of a brotherGreenville Maston Greene
December 23, 1893 (Age 9 months)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 5 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 sisterLella Elizabeth Greene
February 26, 1899 (Age 5 years)
Death of a brotherOrville Austin Greene
February 1, 1907 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a brotherFinley Elihu Greene
June 19, 1907 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a brotherVonnie May Greene
May 12, 1910 (Age 17 years)
MarriageEara Martha SimmonsView this family
December 24, 1912 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Agnes Belvina Greene
March 5, 1914 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a sisterInez Lucinda Greene
September 15, 1914 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Nona Mae Greene
December 30, 1916 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 22 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a daughter
#3Aubrey Ruth Greene
February 17, 1918 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 23 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 24 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 daughter
#4Doris California Greene
April 12, 1920 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#5Telsie Iverson Greene
May 4, 1923 (Age 30 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherElihu Greene
July 3, 1926 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 36 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a paternal grandmotherSarah Lucinda Gragg
November 11, 1931 (Age 38 years)
Death of a sonTelsie Iverson Greene
December 4, 1931 (Age 38 years)

Birth of a son
#6Clayton Sylvester Greene
August 10, 1933 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#7Ray Landon Greene
October 1, 1936 (Age 43 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherFinley Patterson Trivett
February 24, 1937 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 48 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 56 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 -
Death of a fatherRoby Greene
October 14, 1958 (Age 65 years)
Death of a motherMartha Irene Trivett
August 26, 1965 (Age 72 years)
Death of a daughterNona Mae Greene
September 2, 1974 (Age 81 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 52 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 of a sisterInez Lucinda Greene
July 27, 1976 (Age 83 years)
Death of a wifeEara Martha Simmons
February 7, 1982 (Age 88 years)
Death of a sonRay Landon Greene
May 9, 1983 (Age 90 years)
Death February 18, 1985 (Age 91 years)
Last change April 26, 201919:25:21

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: March 31, 1888Watauga, North Carolina, United States
15 months
elder brother
Greenville Maston Greene
Birth: July 13, 1889 20 17Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 23, 1893Watauga, North Carolina, United States
21 months
elder brother
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
younger sister
Lella Elizabeth Greene
Birth: February 26, 1899 29 26Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 19, 1987Watauga, North Carolina, United States
8 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
Inez Lucinda Greene
Birth: September 15, 1914 45 42Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 27, 1976Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
Family with Eara Martha Simmons - View this family
Marriage: December 24, 1912Watauga, North Carolina, United States
14 months
Agnes Belvina Greene
Birth: March 5, 1914 21 18Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 3, 1998Burke, North Carolina, United States
3 years
Nona Mae Greene
Birth: December 30, 1916 23 21Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 2, 1974Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
14 months
Aubrey Ruth Greene
Birth: February 17, 1918 24 22Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 28, 1996Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
2 years
Doris California Greene
Birth: April 12, 1920 27 24Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 4, 2013Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
3 years
10 years
Clayton Sylvester Greene
Birth: August 10, 1933 40 37Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 28, 1999Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
3 years
Ray Landon Greene
Birth: October 1, 1936 43 40Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 9, 1983Caldwell, North Carolina, United States

Virgil Sylvester Greene has 57 first cousins recorded

Father's family (49)

Parents Jacob Jess “Jake” Green + Anna Laura Baker
1Ora Marie Green18931975
2Inez Belinda Green18941976
6Edna Mae Green19031996
7Mary Irene Green19051993
8Elyn Rosalyn Green19081994
10Opal Luella Green19141998
Parents Judson Gragg Greene + Amelia Anner Greene
1Infant Greene19021902
Parents Clenard Mansfield Greene + Nannie Lorena Simmons
1Ora Lucinda Greene18941964
3Ziza James Greene18981934
5Flora Belle Greene19021986
6Infant Greene19061906
Parents David Samuel Lawrence + Nicy Elizabeth Greene
Parents Albert Lee Smith + Nicy Elizabeth Greene
1Sarah Lemery Smith18941918
Parents Copna Horton Greene + Sarah E. Trivett
1Eva Arzola Greene18991966
Parents Copna Horton Greene + Fannie Beatrice Norris
1Mary Docia Greene19112010
3Reed Morris Greene19162006
4Doris Viola Greene19182010
8Bonnie Dare Greene19282006
Parents Clingman Elijah Trivett + Florence Louanna Greene
4Ven Vaughn Trivett19042004
Parents Thomas Green Miller + Sophia Catherine Greene
3Edel Vesta Miller19101993
4Greene Gar Miller19131918
5Isaac Elihu Miller19151997
8Sophia Miller19221922