The Shemwell Family

William Willis “Bill” GreeneAge: 89 years18491938

Name
William Willis “Bill” Greene
Given names
William Willis
Surname
Greene
Nickname
Bill
Birth January 24, 1849 22 21
Birth of a brotherSolomon Riley Greene
May 4, 1851 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy Louisa “Eliza” Greene
October 1853 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterLucy Carolina Greene
August 27, 1855 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherHarvey R Greene
February 17, 1857 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 7 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a brotherJospeh Smith Greene
about 1861 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterCamilla Greene
January 26, 1863 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 years)

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a brotherJohn Melvin Greene
August 4, 1865 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a sisterGreene
about 1867 (Age 17 years)
Death of a sisterGreene
about 1867 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 17 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 17 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a brotherE. Lindsay Greene
May 11, 1869 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1Filmore L Greene
July 13, 1869 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 19 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Birth of a daughter
#2Victoria Clarinda Greene
May 2, 1870 (Age 21 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherElihu Watson
about 1870 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a sisterGreene
about 1871 (Age 21 years)
Death of a sisterGreene
about 1871 (Age 21 years)
MarriageNancy Elizabeth CarltonView this family
March 28, 1873 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Mary Elizabeth Greene
May 23, 1873 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a brotherRichard Lee Greene
May 1873 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Seclona Louisa Greene
July 9, 1874 (Age 25 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherCelia Sherrill
June 30, 1876 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 28 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a wifeAnna M Watson
before 1880 (Age 30 years)

Birth of a son
#5Preston Hill Greene
August 21, 1881 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Amelia Anner Greene
February 28, 1884 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#7Harvey Herbert Greene
July 18, 1886 (Age 37 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherSolomon Greene
December 24, 1888 (Age 39 years)
Not marriedSarah M GreeneView this family
unknown

Not marriedAnna M WatsonView this family
unknown

Marriage of a childSmith Patrick MikealVictoria Clarinda GreeneView this family
March 23, 1890 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1William Loyde Mikeal
April 10, 1892 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Audie Mikeal
March 31, 1894 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Coy Clifton Mikeal
May 8, 1896 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 49 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 granddaughter
#4Naomi Ann Mikeal
December 25, 1898 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childJudson Gragg GreeneAmelia Anner GreeneView this family
June 6, 1901 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Infant Greene
January 4, 1902 (Age 52 years)
Death of a grandsonInfant Greene
March 4, 1902 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Horace Kent Mikeal
November 26, 1902 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Mettie Revon Greene
July 25, 1903 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Cora Lucy Mikeal
June 4, 1904 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Morris Boone Mikeal
August 3, 1908 (Age 59 years)
Death of a motherMabel Malinda “Linda” Watson
August 10, 1909 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10Herbert Boyd Mikeal
March 11, 1911 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Hazel Nettie Greene
January 27, 1912 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherSolomon Riley Greene
March 27, 1913 (Age 64 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Riley Greene
January 13, 1915 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 66 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a brotherRichard Lee Greene
September 28, 1918 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 67 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 68 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/
Death of a sisterCelia Greene
December 4, 1921 (Age 72 years)
Burial of a sisterCelia Greene
December 6, 1921 (Age 72 years)
Cemetery: John Riley Greene Cemetery
Death of a daughterSeclona Louisa Greene
October 12, 1922 (Age 73 years)

Death of a sonFilmore L Greene
June 6, 1924 (Age 75 years)
Death of a brotherElihu Greene
July 3, 1926 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 80 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 wifeSarah M Greene
July 16, 1931 (Age 82 years)
Death of a daughterMary Elizabeth Greene
October 28, 1931 (Age 82 years)
Death of a daughterAmelia Anner Greene
June 6, 1933 (Age 84 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Louisa “Eliza” Greene
April 27, 1936 (Age 87 years)
Death of a wifeNancy Elizabeth Carlton
August 2, 1937 (Age 88 years)
Death November 13, 1938 (Age 89 years)
Last change April 19, 201801:42:34

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 7, 1844Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
11 months
elder sister
18 months
elder brother
23 months
himself
2 years
younger brother
Solomon Riley Greene
Birth: May 4, 1851 24 23Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 27, 1913Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
23 months
younger sister
Lucy Carolina Greene
Birth: August 27, 1855 29 27Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 18, 1942Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
18 months
younger brother
5 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Camilla Greene
Birth: January 26, 1863 36 35Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 2, 1944Fallston, Harford, Maryland, United States
3 years
younger brother
John Melvin Greene
Birth: August 4, 1865 39 37Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 27, 1944Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Greene
Birth: about 1867 40 39Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1867Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger brother
E. Lindsay Greene
Birth: May 11, 1869 42 41Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 25, 1946Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
Greene
Birth: about 1871 44 43Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1871Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger brother
Richard Lee Greene
Birth: May 1873 46 45Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 28, 1918Burke, North Carolina, United States
Family with Nancy Elizabeth Carlton - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March 28, 1873Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 months
daughter
Mary Elizabeth Greene
Birth: May 23, 1873 24 17Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 28, 1931Coshocton, Ohio, United States
14 months
daughter
Seclona Louisa Greene
Birth: July 9, 1874 25 18Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 12, 1922
7 years
son
Preston Hill Greene
Birth: August 21, 1881 32 25Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 29, 1963Coshocton, Ohio, United States
3 years
daughter
Amelia Anner Greene
Birth: February 28, 1884 35 27Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 6, 1933Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
son
Harvey Herbert Greene
Birth: July 18, 1886 37 30Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 3, 1957Coshocton, Ohio, United States
Family with Sarah M Greene - View this family
himself
partner
Sarah M Greene
Birth: January 1851Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 16, 1931Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Not married:
son
Filmore L Greene
Birth: July 13, 1869 20 18North Carolina, United States
Death: June 6, 1924Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Family with Anna M Watson - View this family
himself
partner
Not married:
daughter

William Willis “Bill” Greene has 33 first cousins recorded