The Shemwell Family

Alice May Gibson1907

Alice May Gibson
Given names
Alice May
Birth November 11, 1907 39 23
Death of a motherIda May Crockett
September 20, 1911 (Age 3 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 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 9 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 9 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 10 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 21 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 25 years)
Death of a brotherRobert Burdette Gibson
October 19, 1942 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 42 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 38 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. -

Last change April 21, 202200:46:34

by: Brian Shemwell
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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
elder brother
Robert Burdette Gibson
Birth: May 31, 1901 33 17Mississippi, Arkansas, United States
Death: October 19, 1942Los Angeles, California, United States
6 years
Alice May Gibson
Birth: November 11, 1907 39 23Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States

Alice May Gibson has 11 first cousins recorded