The Shemwell Family

Floyd Irene GilbertAge: 82 years19051988

Floyd Irene Gilbert
Given names
Floyd Irene
Married name
Floyd Irene Crafton
Birth May 10, 1905 26

Birth of a sisterEffie Mae Gilbert
December 26, 1906 (Age 19 months)

Death of a motherGillie Rogers
1906 (Age 7 months)

Census April 20, 1910 (Age 4 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam Henry GilbertMartha Jane “Jennie” WhitescarverView this family
August 3, 1910 (Age 5 years)

Birth of a half-sisterMary Elizabeth Jane “Lizzie” Gilbert
December 15, 1911 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a half-brotherJames Riley Gilbert
October 11, 1916 (Age 11 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Jane Tabb
September 18, 1917 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 11 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 12 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 -
Death of a paternal grandfatherPhillip Ewing Gilbert
January 3, 1929 (Age 23 years)
Cause: chronic bronchitis
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 24 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 36 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 44 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 -
Death of a fatherWilliam Henry Gilbert
February 20, 1963 (Age 57 years)
Death of a husbandCorbitt Crafton
June 1, 1970 (Age 65 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 40 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. -
Death of a half-brotherJames Riley Gilbert
August 15, 1983 (Age 78 years)

Death February 23, 1988 (Age 82 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: September 6, 1903
20 months
20 months
younger sister
Father’s family with Rosa Tabb - View this family
Marriage: February 26, 1899
Father’s family with Martha Jane “Jennie” Whitescarver - View this family
Marriage: August 3, 1910
16 months
5 years
Family with Corbitt Crafton - View this family

Floyd Irene Gilbert has 6 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

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

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

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