The Shemwell Family

Eli Smith GreeneAge: 86 years18541941

Eli Smith Greene
Given names
Eli Smith
Birth July 1, 1854 30 29
Birth of a brotherBennette Ferguson Greene
December 12, 1856 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 2 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a brotherWilliam Lee Greene
July 3, 1861 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 6 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 -
Birth of a brotherGeorge Alexander Greene
August 15, 1865 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 12 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 12 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 14 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 -
Death of a maternal grandfatherElihu Watson
about 1870 (Age 15 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherCelia Sherrill
June 30, 1876 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 23 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageEmma Katherine GreeneView this family
about 1879 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Julia Lucinda Greene
March 23, 1880 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#2S. Culby Greene
January 4, 1882 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Ada H. Greene
April 19, 1884 (Age 29 years)
Death of a motherNancy L Watson
about 1885 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Amanda Blanche Greene
October 21, 1886 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sisterMary E. Greene
December 30, 1886 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Lillian B. Greene
July 21, 1888 (Age 34 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherSolomon Greene
December 24, 1888 (Age 34 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Conley Greene
about 1889 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#6Bynum T. Greene
July 23, 1891 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a son
#7John Odell Greene
January 30, 1895 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 43 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#8Helen Doll Greene
August 26, 1903 (Age 49 years)
Death of a wifeEmma Katherine Greene
November 16, 1910 (Age 56 years)
MarriageCynthia Jane HarrisonView this family
December 24, 1916 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 61 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a son
#9William Greene
February 8, 1918 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 62 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 63 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 -
Death of a sonWilliam Greene
June 10, 1919 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 75 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a sisterMartha Isabel Greene
February 24, 1932 (Age 77 years)
Burial of a sisterMartha Isabel Greene
February 25, 1932 (Age 77 years)
Cemetery: Michael Cemetery
Death of a brotherWilliam Lee Greene
May 5, 1940 (Age 85 years)
Death January 18, 1941 (Age 86 years)
Last change April 18, 201823:20:06

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1849
14 months
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
2 years
2 years
younger brother
5 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
Family with Emma Katherine Greene - View this family
Marriage: about 1879
15 months
Julia Lucinda Greene
Birth: March 23, 1880 25 16Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 3, 1971Los Angeles, California, United States
21 months
S. Culby Greene
Birth: January 4, 1882 27 18Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
Ada H. Greene
Birth: April 19, 1884 29 21Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 3, 1954Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States
3 years
Amanda Blanche Greene
Birth: October 21, 1886 32 23Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 28, 1957Newberg, Yamhill, Oregon, United States
21 months
Lillian B. Greene
Birth: July 21, 1888 34 25Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 27, 1965Dallas, Polk, Oregon, United States
3 years
Bynum T. Greene
Birth: July 23, 1891 37 28Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 11, 1961Montana, United States
4 years
John Odell Greene
Birth: January 30, 1895 40 31Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 10, 1969McAllister, Madison, Montana, United States
9 years
Helen Doll Greene
Birth: August 26, 1903 49 40Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 30, 1988Morehead City, Carteret, North Carolina, United States
Family with Cynthia Jane Harrison - View this family
Cynthia Jane Harrison
Birth: November 23, 1876Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 16, 1952Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: December 24, 1916Watauga, North Carolina, United States
14 months
William Greene
Birth: February 8, 1918 63 41Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 10, 1919Watauga, North Carolina, United States

Eli Smith 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
12E. Lindsay Greene18691946
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