The Shemwell Family

E. Lindsay GreeneAge: 77 years18691946

Name
E. Lindsay Greene
Given names
E. Lindsay
Surname
Greene
Birth May 11, 1869 42 41
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869

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 7 months)
Birth of a sisterGreene
about 1871 (Age 19 months)
Death of a sisterGreene
about 1871 (Age 19 months)
Birth of a brotherRichard Lee Greene
May 1873 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherCelia Sherrill
June 30, 1876 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageSarah Ann SimmonsView this family
November 7, 1885 (Age 16 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherSolomon Greene
December 24, 1888 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#1Ivery Clenard Greene
October 16, 1895 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 28 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
Death of a motherMabel Malinda “Linda” Watson
August 10, 1909 (Age 40 years)
Death of a brotherSolomon Riley Greene
March 27, 1913 (Age 43 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Riley Greene
January 13, 1915 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childIvery Clenard GreeneAnnie Lou WelchView this family
December 23, 1915 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 46 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 granddaughter
#1Annie Ruth Welch
March 7, 1917 (Age 47 years)
Death of a brotherRichard Lee Greene
September 28, 1918 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 47 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 48 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 granddaughter
#2Hazel Acklus Golds
January 28, 1919 (Age 49 years)
Death of a sisterCelia Greene
December 4, 1921 (Age 52 years)
Burial of a sisterCelia Greene
December 6, 1921 (Age 52 years)
Cemetery: John Riley Greene Cemetery
Marriage of a childIvery Clenard GreeneClemmie Cordelia CookView this family
August 17, 1923 (Age 54 years)
Death of a brotherElihu Greene
July 3, 1926 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 60 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 66 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Willis “Bill” Greene
November 13, 1938 (Age 69 years)
Death of a brotherHarvey R Greene
February 15, 1940 (Age 70 years)
Death of a sisterLucy Carolina Greene
June 18, 1942 (Age 73 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Melvin Greene
April 27, 1944 (Age 74 years)
Burial of a brotherJohn Melvin Greene
April 29, 1944 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery: John Riley Greene Cemetery
Death of a sisterCamilla Greene
August 2, 1944 (Age 75 years)
Burial of a sisterCamilla Greene
August 4, 1944 (Age 75 years)
Cemetery: Upper Crossroads Church Cemetery
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 72 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
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 76 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 December 25, 1946 (Age 77 years)
Last change January 2, 201905:11:34

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
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
elder sister
Lucy Carolina Greene
Birth: August 27, 1855 29 27Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 18, 1942Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
18 months
elder brother
5 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
Camilla Greene
Birth: January 26, 1863 36 35Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 2, 1944Fallston, Harford, Maryland, United States
3 years
elder brother
John Melvin Greene
Birth: August 4, 1865 39 37Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 27, 1944Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder sister
Greene
Birth: about 1867 40 39Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1867Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
himself
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 Sarah Ann Simmons - View this family
himself
E. Lindsay Greene
Birth: May 11, 1869 42 41Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 25, 1946Watauga, North Carolina, United States
wife
Marriage: November 7, 1885Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
10 years
son

E. Lindsay Greene has 33 first cousins recorded