The Shemwell Family

Finley Patterson TrivettAge: 88 years18491937

Finley Patterson Trivett
Given names
Finley Patterson
Birth February 5, 1849
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 7 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 17 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 17 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 19 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 -
MarriageMary E. GreeneView this family
about 1871 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Martha Irene Trivett
March 12, 1872 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#2Clingman Elijah Trivett
March 5, 1875 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 28 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#3Nancy Fidella Trivett
August 16, 1879 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Sarah E. Trivett
October 19, 1882 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Naomi Emeline Trivett
November 12, 1884 (Age 35 years)
Death of a wifeMary E. Greene
December 30, 1886 (Age 37 years)
Marriage of a childRoby GreeneMartha Irene TrivettView this family
March 31, 1888 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Greenville Maston Greene
July 13, 1889 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Orville Austin Greene
April 8, 1891 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Virgil Sylvester Greene
February 27, 1893 (Age 44 years)
Death of a grandsonGreenville Maston Greene
December 23, 1893 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Chester Courtney Trivett
August 24, 1897 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childCopna Horton GreeneSarah E. TrivettView this family
April 15, 1898 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 49 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 granddaughter
#5Lella Elizabeth Greene
February 26, 1899 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Eva Arzola Greene
June 1, 1899 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Hettie Sophia Trivett
June 30, 1899 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Flossie Pearl Greene
June 25, 1901 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Jotham Setzer Trivett
August 12, 1902 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Margie Viola Greene
June 12, 1904 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11Ven Vaughn Trivett
December 25, 1904 (Age 55 years)
Death of a grandsonOrville Austin Greene
February 1, 1907 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12Finley Elihu Greene
June 19, 1907 (Age 58 years)
Death of a daughterSarah E. Trivett
May 25, 1909 (Age 60 years)

Birth of a grandson
#13Vonnie May Greene
May 12, 1910 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#14Inez Lucinda Greene
September 15, 1914 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 66 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 67 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 68 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 80 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death February 24, 1937 (Age 88 years)
Last change April 18, 201822:48:53

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Mary E. Greene - View this family
Marriage: about 1871
14 months
3 years
4 years
Nancy Fidella Trivett
Birth: August 16, 1879 30 29Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 28, 1950North Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
3 years
2 years
Naomi Emeline Trivett
Birth: November 12, 1884 35 34Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 18, 1978Ashe, North Carolina, United States

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