The Shemwell Family

Robert Burdette GibsonAge: 41 years19011942

Robert Burdette Gibson
Given names
Robert Burdette
Birth May 31, 1901 33 17
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Jane Frost
July 12, 1905 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterAlice May Gibson
November 11, 1907 (Age 6 years)
Death of a motherIda May Crockett
September 20, 1911 (Age 10 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 14 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a paternal grandfatherPvt Jeremiah “Jerry” Gibson
March 20, 1917 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 15 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 16 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 28 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherRaymond Sevier Gibson
December 17, 1932 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 40 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 -
Death October 19, 1942 (Age 41 years)
Last change April 21, 202200:40:52

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Raymond Sevier Gibson
Birth: February 22, 1868 23 35Tennessee, United States
Death: December 17, 1932Minden, Webster, Louisiana, United States
Marriage: July 2, 1899Luxora, Mississippi, Arkansas, United States
18 months
elder brother
17 months
Robert Burdette Gibson
Birth: May 31, 1901 33 17Mississippi, Arkansas, United States
Death: October 19, 1942Los Angeles, California, United States
6 years
younger sister
Alice May Gibson
Birth: November 11, 1907 39 23Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States

Robert Burdette Gibson has 11 first cousins recorded