The Shemwell Family

Phillip Ewing GilbertAge: 82 years18461929

Name
Phillip Ewing Gilbert
Given names
Phillip Ewing
Surname
Gilbert
Birth August 11, 1846 28 24
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
Census August 24, 1850 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Mollie Gilbert
September 7, 1852 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 10 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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 20 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 20 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 22 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
Census October 5, 1870 (Age 24 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary “Polly” Shemwell
March 18, 1876 (Age 29 years)
MarriageMary Jane TabbView this family
October 18, 1877 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#1William Henry Gilbert
July 19, 1878 (Age 31 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Hall
December 8, 1878 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 31 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 fatherIrvin Gilbert
April 1880 (Age 33 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 33 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth “Betsy” Hall
after 1880 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Martha Elizabeth “Mattie” Gilbert
September 26, 1882 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Geneva Bell Gilbert
September 22, 1888 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Lavella F Gilbert
June 1890 (Age 43 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
Marriage of a childWilliam Henry GilbertRosa TabbView this family
February 26, 1899 (Age 52 years)

Census June 12, 1900 (Age 53 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Henry GilbertGillie RogersView this family
September 6, 1903 (Age 57 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#1Floyd Irene Gilbert
May 10, 1905 (Age 58 years)

Birth of a grandson
#2Walter Berry
December 12, 1906 (Age 60 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#3Effie Mae Gilbert
December 26, 1906 (Age 60 years)

Death of a daughterLavella F Gilbert
about 1906 (Age 59 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 63 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Henry GilbertMartha Jane “Jennie” WhitescarverView this family
August 3, 1910 (Age 63 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#4Mary Elizabeth Jane “Lizzie” Gilbert
December 15, 1911 (Age 65 years)

Marriage of a childVirgil James “Virgie” TabbGeneva Bell GilbertView this family
February 14, 1912 (Age 65 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#5Mary Norene Tabb
July 2, 1915 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6James Riley Gilbert
October 11, 1916 (Age 70 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 69 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Viola Louise Tabb
May 1, 1917 (Age 70 years)
Death of a wifeMary Jane Tabb
September 18, 1917 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 70 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 71 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/
Census January 14, 1920 (Age 73 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Lyndle Ray Tabb
April 4, 1924 (Age 77 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Paul Adrian Tabb
April 30, 1927 (Age 80 years)
Death January 3, 1929 (Age 82 years)
Cause of death: chronic bronchitis
Last change May 29, 202000:39:19

by: Donna Osiek
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 5, 1843Todd, Kentucky, United States
brother
himself
6 years
younger sister
Family with Mary Jane Tabb - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 18, 1877Todd, Kentucky, United States
9 months
son
4 years
daughter
Martha Elizabeth “Mattie” Gilbert
Birth: September 26, 1882 36 29Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 27, 1969Todd, Kentucky, United States
6 years
daughter
21 months
daughter
Lavella F Gilbert
Birth: June 1890 43 37Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: about 1906Todd, Kentucky, United States

Phillip Ewing Gilbert has 34 first cousins recorded

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Irvin Gilbert - Household

Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Irvin Gilberthead32MWFarmerKY
Elizabeth Gilbertwife27FWKY
Phillip Gilbertson4MWKY

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Irvin Gilbert - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Gilbert, Ervinhead54MWfarmerKY
Gilbert, Elizabeth Swife47FWKY
Gilbert, Phillip Eson24MWKY

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Phillip Ewing Gilbert - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Ky.

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
Phillip E GilbertWM33headM2FarmerKYKYKY
Mary J GilbertWF27wifeM2Keeping HouseKYKYKY
William H GilbertWM1sonS-KYKYKY
Elizabeth GilbertWF57motherM37KYKYKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Phillip Ewing Gilbert - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Gilbert, Phillip EheadWMAug184653M22KYKYKYFarmer
Gilbert, Mary JwifeWFNov185247M2244KYKYKY
Gilbert, William HsonWMJul187821WdKYKYKYFarm Laborer
Gilbert, Martha EdaughterWFSep188217SKYKYKY
Gilbert, Jeneva BdaughterWFSep188811SKYKYKY
Gilbert, Lavell FdaughterWFJun189010MKYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Phillip Ewing Gilbert - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Gilbert, Phillip EheadMW63M132KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Gilbert, Mary JwifeFW57M13243KYKYKY
Gilbert, Geneva BdaughterFW21SKYKYKY
Tabb, VirgieHired handMW19SKYKYKYFarm LaborHome farm
Gilbert, Floyd Igrand daughterFW5SKYKYKY
Gilbert, Effie Mgrand daughterFW3SKYKYKY

Geneva married Virgie -b

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Phillip Ewing Gilbert - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Gilbert, Phillip headMW73WdKYKYKYfarmer