The Shemwell Family

Lucy Carolina GreeneAge: 86 years18551942

Name
Lucy Carolina Greene
Given names
Lucy Carolina
Surname
Greene
Married name
Lucy Carolina Herman
Married name
Lucy Carolina Watson
Birth August 27, 1855 29 27
Birth of a brotherHarvey R Greene
February 17, 1857 (Age 17 months)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 16 months)

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 5 years)
Birth of a sisterCamilla Greene
January 26, 1863 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 5 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 9 years)
Birth of a sisterGreene
about 1867 (Age 11 years)
Death of a sisterGreene
about 1867 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 11 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 11 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 13 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 13 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
Death of a maternal grandfatherElihu Watson
about 1870 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterGreene
about 1871 (Age 15 years)
Death of a sisterGreene
about 1871 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a brotherRichard Lee Greene
May 1873 (Age 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherCelia Sherrill
June 30, 1876 (Age 20 years)
MarriageJames Calvin WatsonView this family
about 1877 (Age 21 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 22 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 paternal grandfatherSolomon Greene
December 24, 1888 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 42 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
MarriageJohn William Pinkney HermanView this family
January 19, 1905 (Age 49 years)
Death of a motherMabel Malinda “Linda” Watson
August 10, 1909 (Age 53 years)
Death of a brotherSolomon Riley Greene
March 27, 1913 (Age 57 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Riley Greene
January 13, 1915 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 60 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 63 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 61 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 62 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 66 years)
Burial of a sisterCelia Greene
December 6, 1921 (Age 66 years)
Cemetery: John Riley Greene Cemetery
Death of a husbandJohn William Pinkney Herman
July 6, 1925 (Age 69 years)
Death of a brotherElihu Greene
July 3, 1926 (Age 70 years)
Death of a husbandJames Calvin Watson
December 12, 1927 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 74 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 sisterNancy Louisa “Eliza” Greene
April 27, 1936 (Age 80 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Willis “Bill” Greene
November 13, 1938 (Age 83 years)
Death of a brotherHarvey R Greene
February 15, 1940 (Age 84 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 86 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 June 18, 1942 (Age 86 years)
Last change January 14, 201912:31:53

by: Barry 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
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
Solomon Riley Greene
Birth: May 4, 1851 24 23Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 27, 1913Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
elder sister
23 months
herself
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 James Calvin Watson - View this family
husband
James Calvin Watson
Birth: October 10, 1861Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 12, 1927Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
herself
Lucy Carolina Greene
Birth: August 27, 1855 29 27Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 18, 1942Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: about 1877
Family with John William Pinkney Herman - View this family
husband
John William Pinkney Herman
Birth: December 26, 1852South Carolina, United States
Death: July 6, 1925Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
herself
Lucy Carolina Greene
Birth: August 27, 1855 29 27Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 18, 1942Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: January 19, 1905Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
James Calvin Watson + Sarah Anne Greene - View this family
husband
James Calvin Watson
Birth: October 10, 1861Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 12, 1927Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
husband’s wife
Sarah Anne Greene
Birth: January 3, 1883North Carolina, United States
Death: June 12, 1968Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: January 21, 1904Watauga, North Carolina, United States

Lucy Carolina Greene has 33 first cousins recorded