The Shemwell Family

Mary L GreeneAge: 40 years18591900

Mary L Greene
Given names
Mary L
Birth April 13, 1859 20 17
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a sisterMartha Lea Greene
April 12, 1861 (Age 23 months)
Death of a paternal grandmotherChanie Elrod
November 20, 1862 (Age 3 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Greene
January 26, 1863 (Age 3 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 23 months)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Birth of a half-brotherJacob Jess “Jake” Green
February 28, 1866 (Age 6 years)
Marriage of a parentElihu GreeneSarah Lucinda GraggView this family
about 1867 (Age 7 years)

Note: The date of their marriage is unknown, the court house burned down. It is known that they were married after their oldest son, Joseph was born, about 7 to 9 months after. Elihu hid Joseph from his family until after Elihu and Sarah were married.
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 7 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 7 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a half-brotherRoby Greene
May 7, 1869 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 9 years)

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 half-brotherJudson Gragg Greene
September 20, 1871 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a half-brotherClenard Mansfield Greene
February 4, 1873 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a half-sisterNicy Elizabeth Greene
March 5, 1876 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a half-brotherCopna Horton Greene
April 1, 1878 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a half-sisterFlorence Louanna Greene
June 8, 1880 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a half-sisterSophia Catherine Greene
April 12, 1883 (Age 23 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherRobert Greene
January 14, 1885 (Age 25 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam M Gragg
May 3, 1885 (Age 26 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSusannah Greene
February 26, 1891 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 38 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 -
MarriageJospeh Smith GreeneView this family
before 1900 (on the date of death)

Death before 1900 (Age 40 years)

Last change March 4, 201604:32:19

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1858
15 months
2 years
younger sister
Mother’s family with Elihu Greene - View this family
Marriage: about 1867
-10 months
3 years
2 years
17 months
3 years
2 years
2 years
3 years
Family with Jospeh Smith Greene - View this family
Marriage: before 1900

Mary L Greene has 1 first cousin recorded

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