The Shemwell Family

Mary Docia GreeneAge: 99 years19112010

Name
Mary Docia Greene
Given names
Mary Docia
Surname
Greene
Married name
Mary Docia Shirley
Married name
Mary Docia Achterkirchen
Birth August 1, 1911 33 20
Birth of a brotherRalph Horton Greene
January 27, 1914 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherReed Morris Greene
August 13, 1916 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 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 sisterDoris Viola Greene
August 26, 1918 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 5 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 6 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 sisterDollie Dimple Greene
February 20, 1922 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterDenise Grace Greene
January 25, 1923 (Age 11 years)
MarriageHarvey Rollen ShirleyView this family
November 11, 1925 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterRuth Lanette Greene
February 5, 1926 (Age 14 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherElihu Greene
July 3, 1926 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Ruby Rosalie Shirley
December 12, 1926 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a son
#2Carl Freeman Shirley
March 4, 1928 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a sisterBonnie Dare Greene
July 27, 1928 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 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 of a paternal grandmotherSarah Lucinda Gragg
November 11, 1931 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a brotherBuster Brown Greene
April 2, 1933 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Priscilla Sue Achterkirchen
March 1, 1944 (Age 32 years)
MarriageHenry Frederick AchterkirchenView this family
May 5, 1945 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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
Death of a half-sisterEva Arzola Greene
February 4, 1966 (Age 54 years)
Death of a fatherCopna Horton Greene
May 20, 1967 (Age 55 years)
Death of a husbandHenry Frederick Achterkirchen
November 2, 1972 (Age 61 years)
Death of a husbandHarvey Rollen Shirley
June 10, 1973 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 daughterRuby Rosalie Shirley
June 19, 1976 (Age 64 years)

Death of a half-sisterMargie Viola Greene
August 26, 1982 (Age 71 years)
Death of a motherFannie Beatrice Norris
October 14, 1984 (Age 73 years)
Death of a sisterDenise Grace Greene
November 25, 1989 (Age 78 years)
Death of a half-sisterFlossie Pearl Greene
August 22, 1995 (Age 84 years)
Death of a sisterRuth Lanette Greene
July 31, 1999 (Age 87 years)
Death of a sonCarl Freeman Shirley
February 22, 2006 (Age 94 years)
Death of a sisterBonnie Dare Greene
May 23, 2006 (Age 94 years)
Death of a brotherReed Morris Greene
October 25, 2006 (Age 95 years)
Death of a brotherRalph Horton Greene
April 18, 2008 (Age 96 years)
Death of a brotherBuster Brown Greene
April 17, 2009 (Age 97 years)
Death of a sisterDoris Viola Greene
February 2, 2010 (Age 98 years)
Adoption of a daughterPriscilla Sue Achterkirchen

Adoption: Adopted by both parents
Death December 17, 2010 (Age 99 years)

Last change May 25, 201914:18:30

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: July 13, 1910Watauga, North Carolina, United States
13 months
herself
3 years
younger brother
Ralph Horton Greene
Birth: January 27, 1914 35 22Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 18, 2008Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger brother
Reed Morris Greene
Birth: August 13, 1916 38 25Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 25, 2006Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Doris Viola Greene
Birth: August 26, 1918 40 27Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 2, 2010Watauga, North Carolina, United States
4 years
younger sister
Dollie Dimple Greene
Birth: February 20, 1922 43 30Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 4, 2013Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
11 months
younger sister
Denise Grace Greene
Birth: January 25, 1923 44 31Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 25, 1989Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
Ruth Lanette Greene
Birth: February 5, 1926 47 34Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 31, 1999Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
Bonnie Dare Greene
Birth: July 27, 1928 50 37Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 23, 2006Guilford, North Carolina, United States
5 years
younger brother
Buster Brown Greene
Birth: April 2, 1933 55 41Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 17, 2009Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
Father’s family with Sarah E. Trivett - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: April 15, 1898Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
14 months
half-sister
2 years
half-sister
Flossie Pearl Greene
Birth: June 25, 1901 23 18Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 22, 1995Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
3 years
half-sister
Family with Harvey Rollen Shirley - View this family
husband
Harvey Rollen Shirley
Birth: June 17, 1901Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 10, 1973Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
herself
Marriage: November 11, 1925Watauga, North Carolina, United States
13 months
daughter
Ruby Rosalie Shirley
Birth: December 12, 1926 25 15Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 19, 1976
15 months
son
Carl Freeman Shirley
Birth: March 4, 1928 26 16Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 22, 2006Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Family with Henry Frederick Achterkirchen - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: May 5, 1945Greenville, South Carolina, United States
-14 months
daughter
Priscilla Sue Achterkirchen
Birth: March 1, 1944 32 32Deep Gap, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 3, 2015Crownsville, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States

Mary Docia Greene has 44 first cousins recorded

Father's family (44)

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 Roby Greene + Martha Irene Trivett
6Vonnie May Greene19102000
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 Albert Lee Smith + Nicy Elizabeth Greene
1Sarah Lemery Smith18941918
Parents David Samuel Lawrence + Nicy Elizabeth Greene
Parents Clingman Elijah Trivett + Florence Louanna Greene
4Ven Vaughn Trivett19042004
5Private
Parents Thomas Green Miller + Sophia Catherine Greene
3Edel Vesta Miller19101993
4Greene Gar Miller19131918
5Isaac Elihu Miller19151997
8Sophia Miller19221922

Mother's family (0)