The Shemwell Family

Phillip - Mary Jane Gilbert - Jeneva Tabb

Geneva Bell GilbertAge: 84 years18881973

Geneva Bell Gilbert
Given names
Geneva Bell
Married name
Geneva Bell Tabb
Birth September 22, 1888 42 35
Birth of a sisterLavella F Gilbert
June 1890 (Age 20 months)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 9 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 -
Census June 12, 1900 (Age 11 years)

Death of a sisterLavella F Gilbert
about 1906 (Age 17 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 21 years)
MarriageVirgil James “Virgie” TabbView this family
February 14, 1912 (Age 23 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Norene Tabb
July 2, 1915 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 27 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a daughter
#2Viola Louise Tabb
May 1, 1917 (Age 28 years)
Death of a motherMary Jane Tabb
September 18, 1917 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 28 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 29 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 -
Census February 20, 1920 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#3Lyndle Ray Tabb
April 4, 1924 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#4Paul Adrian Tabb
April 30, 1927 (Age 38 years)
Death of a fatherPhillip Ewing Gilbert
January 3, 1929 (Age 40 years)
Cause: chronic bronchitis
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 41 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 41 years)
Death of a sonPaul Adrian Tabb
January 5, 1934 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Marvin Leo Crafton Sr.
March 1, 1934 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 53 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 61 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 husbandVirgil James “Virgie” Tabb
January 30, 1963 (Age 74 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Henry Gilbert
February 20, 1963 (Age 74 years)
Death of a sisterMartha Elizabeth “Mattie” Gilbert
February 27, 1969 (Age 80 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 57 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 February 23, 1973 (Age 84 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Gant Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:37:22

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: October 18, 1877Todd, Kentucky, United States
9 months
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
Martha Elizabeth “Mattie” Gilbert
Birth: September 26, 1882 36 29Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 27, 1969Todd, Kentucky, United States
6 years
21 months
younger sister
Lavella F Gilbert
Birth: June 1890 43 37Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: about 1906Todd, Kentucky, United States
Family with Virgil James “Virgie” Tabb - View this family
Marriage: February 14, 1912
5 years
Viola Louise Tabb
Birth: May 1, 1917 26 28Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 27, 1998Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States
-22 months
Mary Norene Tabb
Birth: July 2, 1915 24 26Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1979Kentucky, United States
9 years
Lyndle Ray Tabb
Birth: April 4, 1924 33 35Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 16, 2013Greenfield, Hancock, Indiana, United States
3 years
Paul Adrian Tabb
Birth: April 30, 1927 36 38Kentucky, United States
Death: January 5, 1934Kentucky, United States

Geneva Bell Gilbert has 31 first cousins recorded