The Shemwell Family

Will L GibsonAge: 61 years18801941

Name
Will L Gibson
Given names
Will L
Surname
Gibson
Birth 1880

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 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
Birth of a daughter
#1Evaline Gibson
calculated 1904 (Age 24 years)
Census May 5, 1910 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 36 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 37 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 38 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 49 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 wifeLucy L Ford
1938 (Age 58 years)
Death 1941 (Age 61 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Ford Cemetery
Last change September 7, 201615:28:56

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Lucy L Ford - View this family
himself
wife
daughter
Evaline Gibson
Birth: calculated 1904 24 24Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death:
daughter
Private

No family available

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Will L Gibson - Household

Symsonia Road Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Wm L GibsonheadMW29M9KYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Lucy GibsonwifeFW29M911KYKYKY
Evaline GibsondaughterFW6SKYKYKY
Edward Parker boarderMW15SKYKYKY