Mattie Gilmer (1910 - 1985)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Mattie Gilmer’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Mattie so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Mattie’s biography.

Mattie Gilmer Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Mattie Gilmer and her immediate Gilmer family. Add to Mattie Gilmer's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Mattie.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Mattie Gilmer? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Mattie finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Mattie attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Mattie did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Mattie Gilmer is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Mattie's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Mattie's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Mattie a religious woman? Add Mattie’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Mattie during various points of her life.

Timeline

1910 - In the year that Mattie Gilmer was born, the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

1952 - She was 42 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

1967 - She was 57 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

1980 - She was 70 years old when on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

1985 - In the year of Mattie Gilmer's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

Mattie Gilmer Family Tree

Who was Mattie’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Mattie’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Mattie's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Mattie Gilmer
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Mattie's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Mattie Gilmer is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Mattie Gilmer died in January 1985 at age 74. No cause of death has been entered for Mattie. She was born on December 30, 1910. We have no information about Mattie's family or relationships. We know that Mattie Gilmer had been residing in Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi.

Memories

What do you remember about Mattie Gilmer? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Mattie is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Mattie Gilmer

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources