Elvie Gilmore

4 April 1876–24 April 1955 (Age 79)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Elvie

When Elvie Gilmore was born on 4 April 1876, in Alabama, United States, his father, John W. Gilmore, was 18 and his mother, Jamima Catline Plunkett, was 15. He married Essie Cantrell about 1910, in Rhea, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Marion, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 3 Camp, Marion, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 24 April 1955, in Guin, Marion, Alabama, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Detroit, Lamar, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elvie Gilmore
1876–1955
Essie Cantrell
1890–1959
Marriage: about 1910
Delmer A Gilmore
1910–1988
Azell Gilmore Motes
Lillie Lou Gilmore
1912–1978
Eula Mae Gilmore
1916–
Ruby Gilmore
1917–2001
Roy Elton Gilmore
1919–2004
Earnest Gilmore
1922–2000
William Earnest Gilmore
1923–
Lois Elizabeth Gilmore
1926–1993
Lurla Grace Gilmore
1927–2007
Maudie Azell Gilmore
1929–2013

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1910
Rhea, Tennessee, United States
children

(11)

    Delmer A Gilmore

    Male1910–1988Male

    Female1912–1978Female

    Eula Mae Gilmore

    Female1916–Female

    Ruby Gilmore

    Female1917–2001Female

    Roy Elton Gilmore

    Male1919–2004Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John W. Gilmore

    Male1858–Male

    Jamima Catline Plunkett

    Female1861–1931Female

siblings

(2)

    Male1876–1955Male

    Joseph O Gilmore

    Male1879–Male

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 19

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant of (the Virgin) Mary’.2 Irish: in Armagh, reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhura ‘servant of St. Mura (of Fahan, Donegal)’ or, in Sligo, of Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellie Gilmore, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Chris N Gilmore, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ellie Gilmore, "United States Census, 1910"

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