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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Elvie Gilmore
Essie Cantrell
Marriage: about 1910
Delmer A Gilmore
Azell Gilmore Motes
Lillie Lou Gilmore
Eula Mae Gilmore
Ruby Gilmore
Roy Elton Gilmore
Earnest Gilmore
William Earnest Gilmore
Lois Elizabeth Gilmore
Lurla Grace Gilmore
Maudie Azell Gilmore

Spouse and Children

about 1910
Rhea, Tennessee, United States


    Delmer A Gilmore



    Eula Mae Gilmore


    Ruby Gilmore


    Roy Elton Gilmore


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John W. Gilmore


    Jamima Catline Plunkett





    Joseph O Gilmore


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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