The Shemwell Family

Fannie Beatrice NorrisAge: 93 years18911984

Name
Fannie Beatrice Norris
Given names
Fannie Beatrice
Surname
Norris
Married name
Fannie Beatrice Greene
Birth June 7, 1891
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 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
MarriageCopna Horton GreeneView this family
July 13, 1910 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Docia Greene
August 1, 1911 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#2Ralph Horton Greene
January 27, 1914 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#3Reed Morris Greene
August 13, 1916 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 24 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 daughter
#4Doris Viola Greene
August 26, 1918 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 25 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 26 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 daughter
#5Dollie Dimple Greene
February 20, 1922 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Denise Grace Greene
January 25, 1923 (Age 31 years)
Marriage of a childHarvey Rollen ShirleyMary Docia GreeneView this family
November 11, 1925 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Ruth Lanette Greene
February 5, 1926 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Ruby Rosalie Shirley
December 12, 1926 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Carl Freeman Shirley
March 4, 1928 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Bonnie Dare Greene
July 27, 1928 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 38 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 son
#9Buster Brown Greene
April 2, 1933 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Infant Son Smith
August 17, 1937 (Age 46 years)
Death of a grandsonInfant Son Smith
August 19, 1937 (Age 46 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#4Infant Daughter Smith
August 31, 1938 (Age 47 years)

Death of a granddaughterInfant Daughter Smith
August 31, 1938 (Age 47 years)

Birth of a grandson
#5Carl Steven Greene
September 21, 1938 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Jeanette Elaine Greene
August 13, 1939 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Priscilla Sue Achterkirchen
March 1, 1944 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Mary Patricia Greene
August 25, 1944 (Age 53 years)
Marriage of a childHenry Frederick AchterkirchenMary Docia GreeneView this family
May 5, 1945 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 50 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 54 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 58 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
#9Betsy Mae Greene
February 23, 1956 (Age 64 years)
Death of a husbandCopna Horton Greene
May 20, 1967 (Age 75 years)
Death of a granddaughterJeanette Elaine Greene
July 17, 1967 (Age 76 years)
Death of a granddaughterBetsy Mae Greene
August 1, 1973 (Age 82 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 54 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 of a granddaughterRuby Rosalie Shirley
June 19, 1976 (Age 85 years)

Death October 14, 1984 (Age 93 years)
Last change March 4, 201602:37:09

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Copna Horton Greene - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: July 13, 1910Watauga, North Carolina, United States
13 months
daughter
3 years
son
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 + Sarah E. Trivett - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: April 15, 1898Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
14 months
step-daughter
2 years
step-daughter
Flossie Pearl Greene
Birth: June 25, 1901 23 18Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 22, 1995Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
3 years
step-daughter

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