The Shemwell Family

George Alexander GreeneAge: 85 years18651951

George Alexander Greene
Given names
George Alexander
Birth August 15, 1865 41 40
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 16 months)
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 16 months)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 3 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 4 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherCelia Sherrill
June 30, 1876 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 12 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a motherNancy L Watson
about 1885 (Age 19 years)
Death of a sisterMary E. Greene
December 30, 1886 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1William Greene
about 1887 (Age 21 years)

Death of a sonWilliam Greene
about 1887 (Age 21 years)

MarriageJulia Emma WelchView this family
about 1888 (Age 22 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherSolomon Greene
December 24, 1888 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#2Oliver L. Canie Greene
November 24, 1889 (Age 24 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Conley Greene
about 1889 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Nora E. Greene
July 22, 1892 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#4Arthur Austin Greene
May 1, 1895 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#5Vern Otis Greene
May 3, 1898 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 32 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
#6Bernard Greene
about 1899 (Age 33 years)

Death of a sonBernard Greene
about 1899 (Age 33 years)

Birth of a son
#7Joseph Turner Greene
February 14, 1901 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#8Earl Russell Greene
December 10, 1903 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#9Vilas Roscoe Greene
March 10, 1908 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a daughter
#10Dora Ethel Greene
October 7, 1911 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a daughter
#11Hattie Hazel Greene
April 27, 1914 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 50 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 51 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 52 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 daughterNora E. Greene
July 31, 1919 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 64 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 66 years)
Burial of a sisterMartha Isabel Greene
February 25, 1932 (Age 66 years)
Cemetery: Michael Cemetery
Death of a sonOliver L. Canie Greene
April 8, 1935 (Age 69 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Lee Greene
May 5, 1940 (Age 74 years)
Death of a brotherEli Smith Greene
January 18, 1941 (Age 75 years)
Death of a brotherBennette Ferguson Greene
January 30, 1944 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 76 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 of a wifeJulia Emma Welch
October 20, 1948 (Age 83 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 84 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 80 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. -
Death June 6, 1951 (Age 85 years)
Last change April 18, 201823:41:48

by: Brian Shemwell
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Marriage: about 1849
14 months
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
5 years
elder brother
4 years
Family with Julia Emma Welch - View this family
Marriage: about 1888
3 years
Oliver L. Canie Greene
Birth: November 24, 1889 24 18Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 8, 1935Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
3 years
Nora E. Greene
Birth: July 22, 1892 26 20Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 31, 1919North Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
3 years
Arthur Austin Greene
Birth: May 1, 1895 29 23Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 6, 1972Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
Vern Otis Greene
Birth: May 3, 1898 32 26Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 23, 1966Watauga, North Carolina, United States
20 months
2 years
Joseph Turner Greene
Birth: February 14, 1901 35 29Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 12, 1965Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
3 years
Earl Russell Greene
Birth: December 10, 1903 38 32Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 25, 1975Pinellas, Florida, United States
4 years
Vilas Roscoe Greene
Birth: March 10, 1908 42 36Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 31, 1977Watauga, North Carolina, United States
4 years
Dora Ethel Greene
Birth: October 7, 1911 46 40Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 24, 1977Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
Hattie Hazel Greene
Birth: April 27, 1914 48 42Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 3, 1981Watauga, North Carolina, United States

George Alexander 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