The Shemwell Family

John Odell GreeneAge: 74 years18951969

John Odell Greene
Given names
John Odell
Birth January 30, 1895 40 31
Death of a maternal grandfatherLarkin Greene
June 10, 1895 (Age 4 months)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 3 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 sisterHelen Doll Greene
August 26, 1903 (Age 8 years)
Death of a motherEmma Katherine Greene
November 16, 1910 (Age 15 years)
Marriage of a parentEli Smith GreeneCynthia Jane HarrisonView this family
December 24, 1916 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 20 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a maternal grandmotherLucinda Melissa Trivett
November 12, 1917 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a half-brotherWilliam Greene
February 8, 1918 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 21 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 22 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 half-brotherWilliam Greene
June 10, 1919 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 34 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherEli Smith Greene
January 18, 1941 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 46 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 54 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 -
Death of a sisterAda H. Greene
February 3, 1954 (Age 59 years)
Death of a sisterAmanda Blanche Greene
March 28, 1957 (Age 62 years)
Death of a brotherBynum T. Greene
February 11, 1961 (Age 66 years)
Death of a sisterLillian B. Greene
August 27, 1965 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 50 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 July 10, 1969 (Age 74 years)
Last change April 18, 201823:18:30

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1879
15 months
elder sister
Julia Lucinda Greene
Birth: March 23, 1880 25 16Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 3, 1971Los Angeles, California, United States
21 months
elder brother
S. Culby Greene
Birth: January 4, 1882 27 18Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder sister
Ada H. Greene
Birth: April 19, 1884 29 21Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 3, 1954Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States
3 years
elder sister
Amanda Blanche Greene
Birth: October 21, 1886 32 23Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 28, 1957Newberg, Yamhill, Oregon, United States
21 months
elder sister
Lillian B. Greene
Birth: July 21, 1888 34 25Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 27, 1965Dallas, Polk, Oregon, United States
3 years
elder brother
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
younger sister
Helen Doll Greene
Birth: August 26, 1903 49 40Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 30, 1988Morehead City, Carteret, North Carolina, United States
Father’s 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

John Odell Greene has 43 first cousins recorded

Father's family (43)

Parents Finley Patterson Trivett + Mary E. Greene
4Sarah E. Trivett18821909
Parents Larkin Joseph Michael + Martha Isabel Greene
1Nancy L. Michael18711902
4Mary Etta Michael18781974
6Joseph Lee Michael18851966
9Carl Edgar Michael18921892
Parents Bennette Ferguson Greene + Rebecca Lucinda Miller
3Nancy Ann Greene18911952
Parents William Lee Greene + Ellen Brown
1Linville S. Greene18821883
3Sarah S. Greene18871941
6Canzatia E. Greene18951986
Parents William Lee Greene + Rhoda Elizabeth Church
Parents George Alexander Greene + Julia Emma Welch
1William Greene18871887
3Nora E. Greene18921919
5Vern Otis Greene18981966
6Bernard Greene18991899
10Dora Ethel Greene19111977
11Hattie Hazel Greene19141981

Mother's family (0)