The Shemwell Family

Elbert GreeneAge: 79 years18671947

Elbert Greene
Given names
Birth December 31, 1867
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 months)

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 -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#1William Rufus Greene
January 27, 1887 (Age 19 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 30 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 -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 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 49 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 50 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 61 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a wifeMillie Frankie “Mollie” Greene
October 1, 1930 (Age 62 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 73 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 78 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 March 25, 1947 (Age 79 years)
Last change April 25, 201915:02:53

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Millie Frankie “Mollie” Greene - View this family
Elbert Greene
Birth: December 31, 1867Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 25, 1947Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
William Rufus Greene
Birth: January 27, 1887 19 20Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 26, 1983Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
John Campbell + Millie Frankie “Mollie” Greene - View this family
wife’s husband
John Campbell
Birth: March 1888Carter, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 10, 1940Mingo, West Virginia, United States
Marriage: about 1922
Joseph Reynolds + Millie Frankie “Mollie” Greene - View this family
wife’s husband
Wiley Edmund Reynolds
Birth: November 21, 1891 24Johnson, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 4, 1963Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
4 years
Flossie Reynolds
Birth: about 1895 28Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 1, 1930Williamson, Mingo, West Virginia, United States

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