The Shemwell Family

Bennette Ferguson GreeneAge: 87 years18561944

Bennette Ferguson Greene
Given names
Bennette Ferguson
Birth December 12, 1856 33 31
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 20 days)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a brotherWilliam Lee Greene
July 3, 1861 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 4 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 8 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 10 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 10 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 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 13 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherCelia Sherrill
June 30, 1876 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a motherNancy L Watson
about 1885 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#1Amos Franklin Greene
November 25, 1886 (Age 29 years)
Death of a sisterMary E. Greene
December 30, 1886 (Age 30 years)
MarriageRebecca Lucinda MillerView this family
June 29, 1887 (Age 30 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherSolomon Greene
December 24, 1888 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#2Linville Harrison Greene
June 30, 1889 (Age 32 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Conley Greene
about 1889 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Nancy Ann Greene
February 18, 1891 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#4Millard Filmore Greene
December 6, 1892 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#5Andrew William Greene
June 2, 1894 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 41 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 son
#6William Lawrence Greene
March 10, 1900 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Jennie Pearl Greene
December 15, 1903 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 59 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 60 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 61 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 -
Marriage of a childAndrew William GreeneEliza Esther GreeneView this family
February 8, 1919 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Earl Grey Greene
February 21, 1920 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2William Hooper Greene
September 14, 1921 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Creola Vicie Greene
January 14, 1924 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Claude B Greene
August 31, 1925 (Age 68 years)
Death of a grandsonClaude B Greene
January 2, 1926 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Velma Lea Greene
October 1, 1926 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Wilma Evelyn Greene
November 8, 1926 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Vernita Greene
February 22, 1928 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 72 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 75 years)
Burial of a sisterMartha Isabel Greene
February 25, 1932 (Age 75 years)
Cemetery: Michael Cemetery
Birth of a grandson
#8Cecil Clenard Greene
June 3, 1932 (Age 75 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Ben Lindsay Greene
January 30, 1933 (Age 76 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Nettie Lorena Greene
January 10, 1934 (Age 77 years)

Death of a brotherWilliam Lee Greene
May 5, 1940 (Age 83 years)
Death of a granddaughterCreola Vicie Greene
August 13, 1940 (Age 83 years)
Death of a granddaughterVelma Lea Greene
August 13, 1940 (Age 83 years)
Death of a granddaughterVernita Greene
August 13, 1940 (Age 83 years)
Death of a sonAndrew William Greene
August 13, 1940 (Age 83 years)
Death of a brotherEli Smith Greene
January 18, 1941 (Age 84 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 84 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 -
Death January 30, 1944 (Age 87 years)
Last change April 18, 201823:21:32

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1849
14 months
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
2 years
5 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
Family with Rebecca Lucinda Miller - View this family
Marriage: June 29, 1887
-7 months
Amos Franklin Greene
Birth: November 25, 1886 29 16Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 27, 1971Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
3 years
Linville Harrison Greene
Birth: June 30, 1889 32 19Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 8, 1978Watauga, North Carolina, United States
20 months
Nancy Ann Greene
Birth: February 18, 1891 34 20Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 7, 1952Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
22 months
Millard Filmore Greene
Birth: December 6, 1892 35 22Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 21, 1949Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
18 months
6 years
4 years
Jennie Pearl Greene
Birth: December 15, 1903 47 33Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 25, 2002Watauga, North Carolina, United States

Bennette Ferguson 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