Josephine E Gill (1921 - 2006)

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Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio

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Sarah Gill Krushka

Sarah Gill Krushka

Robert and Wilma Lessig

Robert and Wilma Lessig

Callie Ballard's "Jimmy"

Callie Ballard's "Jimmy"

Virginia Marie (Wheeler) Gill

Virginia Marie (Wheeler) Gill

Samuel Bailey Gill Jr

Samuel Bailey Gill Jr

Sarah Ann McBride & Samuel Bailey Gill, Jr.

Sarah Ann McBride & Samuel Bailey Gill, Jr.

Raymond Richardson Aviation Mechanics, WWII Georgia

Raymond Richardson Aviation Mechanics, WWII Georgia

WPA Administrator Corrington Gill

WPA Administrator Corrington Gill

Ethel Gill & Benjamin Wilson

Ethel Gill & Benjamin Wilson

Robert Frederick Gill and Mary Marilla Tracy, Wedding photo 1911

Robert Frederick Gill and Mary Marilla Tracy, Wedding photo 1911

Home of Robert  Frederick and Mary Gill in Yost, Utah

Home of Robert Frederick and Mary Gill in Yost, Utah

Samuel Bailey Gill - Sarah Ann McBride

Samuel Bailey Gill - Sarah Ann McBride

Gill Family Reunion

Gill Family Reunion

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Agnes (Gill) and her son Joe Young Sarah Gill Krushka Robert and Wilma Lessig Callie Ballard's "Jimmy"

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1921 - In the year that Josephine E Gill was born, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

1932 - By the time she was merely 11 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

1944 - By the time she was 23 years old, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

1990 - When she was 69 years old, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

1999 - By the time she was 78 years old, the fear that Y2K (year 2000) would cause the failure of computers worldwide when clocks didn't properly update to January 1st, 2000 became near panic. While some computer systems and software did have problems, the panic was unfounded and computer life went on.

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Josephine E Gill died on February 6, 2006 at age 84. No cause of death has been entered. She was born on December 22, 1921. We have no information about Josephine's immediate family. We know that Josephine E Gill had been residing in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio.

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