The Shemwell Family

Jacob GreeneAge: 58 years17961854

Jacob Greene
Given names
Birth May 7, 1796 41 36
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Birth of a brotherGeorge Washington Greene Sr.
December 26, 1802 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 6 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Birth of a brotherSilas Greene
1804 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherDavid Green
1804 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 15 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
Death of a brotherJeremiah Greene III
1820 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 35 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 39 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Death of a brotherEnoch Greene
December 15, 1837 (Age 41 years)
Death of a fatherJeremiah Greene Jr.
December 30, 1839 (Age 43 years)
Death of a motherMary “Polly” Wiseman
April 15, 1840 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 49 years)
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 -
Death November 24, 1854 (Age 58 years)
Last change June 12, 202206:58:53

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Marriage: October 31, 1775Rowan, North Carolina, United States
8 months
elder brother
-2 years
elder brother
Jeremiah Greene III
Birth: June 12, 1774 19 14Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1820Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
4 years
elder brother
Enoch Greene
Birth: May 26, 1778 23 18Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 15, 1837Bibb, Georgia, United States
3 years
elder sister
Joanna Greene
Birth: 1780 24 19Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 15, 1857Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
15 years
elder brother
Richard Greene
Birth: 1794 38 33Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1869Dade, Missouri, United States
2 years
Jacob Greene
Birth: May 7, 1796 41 36Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 24, 1854Watauga, North Carolina, United States
7 years
younger brother
George Washington Greene Sr.
Birth: December 26, 1802 47 42Haywood, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 21, 1890
2 years
younger brother
Silas Greene
Birth: 1804 48 43Jackson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 20, 1889Jackson, North Carolina, United States
1 year
younger brother
David Green
Birth: 1804 48 43Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1890Murray, Georgia, United States

Jacob Greene has 3 first cousins recorded

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