Ila Gibbs

21 August 1907–13 November 1994 (Age 87)
Franklin Township, DeKalb, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ila

When Ila Gibbs was born on 21 August 1907, in Franklin Township, DeKalb, Illinois, United States, her father, Charles Willard Gibbs, was 29 and her mother, Emma Theresa Sophia Brandt, was 28. She lived in Belvidere, Boone, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. She died on 13 November 1994, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, at the age of 87.

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Charles Willard Gibbs
Emma Theresa Sophia Brandt
Ila Gibbs
Iva Gibbs

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 3

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Gibb .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ila M Gibbs in household of Charles N Gibbs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ila M Gibbs in household of Charles W Gibbs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ila Gibbs in household of Charles Gibbs, "United States Census, 1930"

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