Gilbert Guy Folk

12 September 1900–11 March 1982 (Age 81)
Leipsic, Putnam, Ohio, United States

The Life of Gilbert Guy

When Gilbert Guy Folk was born on 12 September 1900, in Leipsic, Putnam, Ohio, United States, his father, Lemuel George Folk, was 27 and his mother, Ida Rebecca Dayringer, was 20. He married Harriet Jenner on 25 November 1922, in Auburn, DeKalb, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Union Township, DeKalb, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 March 1982, in Auburn, DeKalb, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Auburn, DeKalb, Indiana, United States.

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Gilbert Guy Folk
Harriet Jenner
Marriage: 25 November 1922
Donald Folk
Jeanne Folk

Spouse and Children


    Harriet Jenner


25 November 1922
Auburn, DeKalb, Indiana, United States


    Donald Folk


    Jeanne Folk


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Volk or the English cognate Foulks .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gilbert Folk in household of Lemuel Folk, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gilbert G Folk in household of Lemuel G Folk, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gilbert Folk, "United States Census, 1940"

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