The Shemwell Family

Thomas Rufus GreeneAge: 79 years18471926

Name
Thomas Rufus Greene
Given names
Thomas Rufus
Surname
Greene
Birth January 2, 1847 45 34
Birth of a brotherWesley Sherrill Greene
November 9, 1848 (Age 22 months)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a sisterMargaret Ann Greene
September 2, 1850 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterAdelaide Selina Greene
April 21, 1852 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterCelia Greene
about 1854 (Age 6 years)
Death of a sisterCelia Greene
about 1854 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterGreene
about 1855 (Age 7 years)
Death of a sisterGreene
about 1855 (Age 7 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherIsaac “Flatty” Greene
February 18, 1855 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary “Polly” Booth
June 8, 1855 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterLydia Cornelia Greene
April 17, 1857 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 9 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 14 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
MarriageCelia Adeline GraggView this family
about 1866 (Age 18 years)

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 19 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 19 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 21 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Death of a half-sisterMary Greene
May 13, 1877 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 30 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a half-sisterMartha Greene
January 2, 1880 (Age 33 years)
Death of a fatherSolomon Greene
December 24, 1888 (Age 41 years)
Death of a half-brotherWilliam Conley Greene
about 1889 (Age 41 years)
Death of a half-brotherFerguson Greene
about 1890 (Age 42 years)

Death of a half-brotherLarkin Greene
June 10, 1895 (Age 48 years)
Death of a sisterAdelaide Selina Greene
April 7, 1896 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 51 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
Death of a sisterThursa M Greene
November 29, 1899 (Age 52 years)
Death of a half-brotherBartlett Greene
about 1900 (Age 52 years)

Death of a motherMary Ann Sherrill
January 19, 1900 (Age 53 years)
Death of a half-sisterNancy Calista Greene
October 17, 1900 (Age 53 years)
Death of a half-brotherSolomon Greene Jr.
March 26, 1910 (Age 63 years)
Death of a half-brotherDavid Isaac Greene
March 16, 1912 (Age 65 years)

Death of a half-brotherSmith Patrick Greene
January 11, 1915 (Age 68 years)
Death of a half-brotherJohn Riley Greene
January 13, 1915 (Age 68 years)
Burial of a half-brotherJohn Riley Greene
January 14, 1915 (Age 68 years)
Cemetery: John Riley Greene Cemetery
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 68 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a half-sisterCamilla C Greene
February 23, 1917 (Age 70 years)
Death of a sisterMargaret Ann Greene
May 11, 1918 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 69 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 70 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 half-sisterSarah Adeline Greene
April 25, 1920 (Age 73 years)
Death of a wifeCelia Adeline Gragg
January 16, 1922 (Age 75 years)
Death November 21, 1926 (Age 79 years)
Last change November 27, 201903:24:46

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 2, 1845
9 months
elder sister
Thursa M Greene
Birth: September 28, 1845 44 33Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 29, 1899Watauga, North Carolina, United States
15 months
himself
Thomas Rufus Greene
Birth: January 2, 1847 45 34Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 21, 1926Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
22 months
younger brother
Wesley Sherrill Greene
Birth: November 9, 1848 47 36Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 23, 1931Kings Creek, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
22 months
younger sister
Margaret Ann Greene
Birth: September 2, 1850 49 38Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 11, 1918Center, Hendricks, Indiana, United States
20 months
younger sister
Adelaide Selina Greene
Birth: April 21, 1852 51 39Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 7, 1896Danville, Hendricks, Indiana, United States
3 years
younger sister
Celia Greene
Birth: about 1854 52 41Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1854Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Greene
Birth: about 1855 53 42Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1855Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Lydia Cornelia Greene
Birth: April 17, 1857 56 44Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 21, 1941Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, United States
Father’s family with Nancy Mary Hodges - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: about 1822
23 months
half-brother
16 months
half-brother
16 months
half-brother
18 months
half-brother
13 months
half-sister
13 months
half-sister
22 months
half-brother
17 months
half-sister
23 months
half-sister
22 months
half-brother
15 months
half-brother
22 months
half-brother
2 years
half-sister
Family with Celia Adeline Gragg - View this family
himself
Thomas Rufus Greene
Birth: January 2, 1847 45 34Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 21, 1926Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
wife
Celia Adeline Gragg
Birth: December 11, 1839 28 21Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 16, 1922Deep Gap, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: about 1866
William Nathan Greene + Celia Adeline Gragg - View this family
wife’s husband
William Nathan Greene
Birth: March 31, 1835Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 29, 1862Manassas, Independent Cities, Virginia, United States
wife
Celia Adeline Gragg
Birth: December 11, 1839 28 21Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 16, 1922Deep Gap, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: about 1856

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