The Shemwell Family

Cynthia Jane HarrisonAge: 75 years18761952

Name
Cynthia Jane Harrison
Given names
Cynthia Jane
Surname
Harrison
Married name
Cynthia Jane Greene
Birth November 23, 1876
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 13 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 21 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
MarriageEli Smith GreeneView this family
December 24, 1916 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 39 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a son
#1William Greene
February 8, 1918 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 40 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 41 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a sonWilliam Greene
June 10, 1919 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a husbandEli Smith Greene
January 18, 1941 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 65 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 73 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 69 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death August 16, 1952 (Age 75 years)
Last change April 18, 201823:20:06

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Eli Smith Greene - View this family
husband
herself
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
son
William Greene
Birth: February 8, 1918 63 41Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 10, 1919Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Eli Smith Greene + Emma Katherine Greene - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: about 1879
15 months
step-daughter
Julia Lucinda Greene
Birth: March 23, 1880 25 16Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 3, 1971Los Angeles, California, United States
21 months
step-son
S. Culby Greene
Birth: January 4, 1882 27 18Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death:
2 years
step-daughter
Ada H. Greene
Birth: April 19, 1884 29 21Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 3, 1954Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States
3 years
step-daughter
Amanda Blanche Greene
Birth: October 21, 1886 32 23Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 28, 1957Newberg, Yamhill, Oregon, United States
21 months
step-daughter
Lillian B. Greene
Birth: July 21, 1888 34 25Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 27, 1965Dallas, Polk, Oregon, United States
3 years
step-son
Bynum T. Greene
Birth: July 23, 1891 37 28Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 11, 1961Montana, United States
4 years
step-son
John Odell Greene
Birth: January 30, 1895 40 31Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 10, 1969McAllister, Madison, Montana, United States
9 years
step-daughter
Helen Doll Greene
Birth: August 26, 1903 49 40Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 30, 1988Morehead City, Carteret, North Carolina, United States

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