The Shemwell Family

William Hooper GreeneAge: 73 years19211995

Name
William Hooper Greene
Given names
William Hooper
Surname
Greene
Birth September 14, 1921 27 19
Birth of a sisterCreola Vicie Greene
January 14, 1924 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterVelma Lea Greene
October 1, 1926 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterVernita Greene
February 22, 1928 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 8 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
Birth of a brotherBen Lindsay Greene
January 30, 1933 (Age 11 years)
Death of a sisterCreola Vicie Greene
August 13, 1940 (Age 18 years)
Death of a sisterVelma Lea Greene
August 13, 1940 (Age 18 years)
Death of a sisterVernita Greene
August 13, 1940 (Age 18 years)
Death of a fatherAndrew William Greene
August 13, 1940 (Age 18 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherBennette Ferguson Greene
January 30, 1944 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 20 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
Death of a maternal grandfatherE. Lindsay Greene
December 25, 1946 (Age 25 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherRebecca Lucinda Miller
March 30, 1950 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 28 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
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah Ann Simmons
October 3, 1955 (Age 34 years)
Death of a motherEliza Esther Greene
April 26, 1969 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 24 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 January 8, 1995 (Age 73 years)
Last change November 28, 202017:55:31

by: Brian Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: February 8, 1919Watauga, North Carolina, United States
1 year
elder brother
Earl Grey Greene
Birth: February 21, 1920 25 17Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 11, 2001Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
19 months
himself
William Hooper Greene
Birth: September 14, 1921 27 19Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 8, 1995Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Creola Vicie Greene
Birth: January 14, 1924 29 21Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 13, 1940Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
Velma Lea Greene
Birth: October 1, 1926 32 24Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 13, 1940Watauga, North Carolina, United States
17 months
younger sister
Vernita Greene
Birth: February 22, 1928 33 25Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 13, 1940Watauga, North Carolina, United States
5 years
younger brother
Ben Lindsay Greene
Birth: January 30, 1933 38 30Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 28, 2020Eucild, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

William Hooper Greene has 15 first cousins recorded