The Shemwell Family

Martha Isabel GreeneAge: 79 years18521932

Name
Martha Isabel Greene
Given names
Martha Isabel
Surname
Greene
Married name
Martha Isabel Michael
Birth March 3, 1852 28 27
Birth of a brotherEli Smith Greene
July 1, 1854 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherBennette Ferguson Greene
December 12, 1856 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 4 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 brotherWilliam Lee Greene
July 3, 1861 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 9 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 brotherGeorge Alexander Greene
August 15, 1865 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 14 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 14 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 16 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
MarriageLarkin Joseph MichaelView this family
December 10, 1870 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherElihu Watson
about 1870 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Nancy L. Michael
March 1871 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#2William Filmore Michael
May 2, 1872 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#3Greene Riley Michael
October 1, 1874 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherCelia Sherrill
June 30, 1876 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Mary Etta Michael
April 18, 1878 (Age 26 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 25 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a daughter
#5Thursa Cornelia Michael
February 29, 1880 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#6Joseph Lee Michael
March 28, 1885 (Age 33 years)
Death of a motherNancy L Watson
about 1885 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sisterMary E. Greene
December 30, 1886 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#7Charles Walter Michael
April 3, 1887 (Age 35 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherSolomon Greene
December 24, 1888 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Annie Sarah Michael
July 29, 1889 (Age 37 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Conley Greene
about 1889 (Age 36 years)
Death of a daughterAnnie Sarah Michael
January 3, 1891 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9Carrie Belle Michael
July 21, 1892 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#10Carl Edgar Michael
July 21, 1892 (Age 40 years)
Death of a sonCarl Edgar Michael
July 28, 1892 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#11James Martin Michael
February 26, 1895 (Age 42 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 46 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 daughterNancy L. Michael
about 1902 (Age 49 years)

Death of a sonWilliam Filmore Michael
September 10, 1909 (Age 57 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 63 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 64 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 65 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 77 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 February 24, 1932 (Age 79 years)
Burial February 25, 1932 (1 day after death)
Cemetery: Michael Cemetery
Last change April 18, 201822:54:53

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1849
14 months
elder sister
2 years
herself
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
5 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
Family with Larkin Joseph Michael - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: December 10, 1870Watauga, North Carolina, United States
4 months
daughter
Nancy L. Michael
Birth: March 1871 17 18Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1902
14 months
son
William Filmore Michael
Birth: May 2, 1872 18 20Warren, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 10, 1909
2 years
son
Greene Riley Michael
Birth: October 1, 1874 20 22Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 28, 1967Watauga, North Carolina, United States
4 years
daughter
Mary Etta Michael
Birth: April 18, 1878 24 26
Death: January 18, 1974Avery, North Carolina, United States
22 months
daughter
Thursa Cornelia Michael
Birth: February 29, 1880 26 27Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 15, 1970Ashe, North Carolina, United States
5 years
son
Joseph Lee Michael
Birth: March 28, 1885 31 33Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 29, 1966Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
2 years
son
Charles Walter Michael
Birth: April 3, 1887 33 35
Death: September 21, 1984Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
daughter
Annie Sarah Michael
Birth: July 29, 1889 35 37Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 3, 1891Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
daughter
Carrie Belle Michael
Birth: July 21, 1892 38 40Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 9, 1979Watauga, North Carolina, United States
son
Carl Edgar Michael
Birth: July 21, 1892 38 40Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 28, 1892Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
son
James Martin Michael
Birth: February 26, 1895 41 42
Death: July 7, 1968Watauga, North Carolina, United States

Martha Isabel Greene has 122 first cousins recorded

Father's family (96)

Parents Larkin Greene + Lucinda Melissa Trivett
1Rebecca Greene18441899
2Nancy Greene18461903
3Sarah Greene18471928
4Delphia Greene18491915
5John Greene18511909
6Jesse Greene18531930
7Hiram Greene18551929
8Amanda Greene18591917
11Solomon Greene18671921
Parents John Riley Greene + Mabel Malinda “Linda” Watson
1Celia Greene18451921
2Elihu Greene18471926
7Harvey R Greene18571940
9Camilla Greene18631944
10John Melvin Greene18651944
11Greene18671867
12E. Lindsay Greene18691946
13Greene18711871
14Richard Lee Greene18731918
Parents Bartlett Greene + Amanda Maude Watson
1Doctor F Greene18501918
Parents Bartlett Greene + Malinda Katherine Hamby
1Jesse Lee Greene18591908
4Julia Ann Greene18701945
5Elizabeth B Greene18751939
6Cynthia May Greene18801930
Parents Larkin Greene + Mary Greene
1Richard C. Green18471906
2Solomon Greene18491849
Parents … … + Mary Greene
2Martha W. Greene18561900
Parents William Harrison Miller + Mary Greene
1Nancy Jane Miller18591931
2Mary Ann Miller18601918
3William Lee Miller18631957
4Vena Tamer Miller18661927
5John F Miller18701880
6Reuben Miller18721882
Parents Linville Land + Martha Greene
Parents Holden Moody + Martha Greene
1Nancy C Moody18531913
7Sarah Alice Moody18641927
9Lora Emma Moody18761880
Parents Solomon Greene Jr. + Elza Triplett
1Nancy Greene18501920
2Triplett Greene18511928
3Larkin Greene18531910
4Jasper Greene18591870
5Lee Greene18611930
6Louisa Greene18661900
7Grant Greene18691900
8Greenville Greene18711900
Parents Larkin Ragan + Nancy Calista Greene
3Greenlee Ragan18581870
4John Isaac Ragan18621934
Parents Thomas Richard Calvin Winkler + Nancy Calista Greene
1Mary S Winkler18711920
Parents Calvin C Miller + Camilla C Greene
3Nancy J Miller18551870
4Isaac C Miller18561936
5Martha A Miller18591870
6Amos Miller18601880
7Mary Tamer Miller18601919
9Cornelia Miller18681900
13Joseph Miller18721900
15Nicey Miller18761900
16Festus Miller18781900
Parents Smith Patrick Greene + Lucinda Caroline Watson
1Annette Greene18571932
2Julia Ann Greene18581930
3Nancy C Greene18601931
Parents Ferguson Greene + Sarah A Setzer
1Sarah J Greene18671884
Parents John William Ragan + Sarah Adeline Greene
1Jesse Smith Ragan18581929
3Wade Hampton Ragan18631946