Chalmas H Gillihan was born on August 21, 1911, in Tennessee, his father, Ruffus Marion Gillihan, was 43 and his mother, Catherine Victoria “Kate” Joyner, was 40.  He had one daughter with Thes D in 1937.  Her name was Frances L Gillihan  He died on April 5, 1980, in his hometown at the age of 68, and was buried in Munford, Tennessee.

Charlmas H Hillihan was born on August 21, 1911, in Tennessee to Catherine Victoria “Kate” Joyner, age 40, and Ruffus Marion Gillihan, age 43.

Residence:  He lived in Tipton County, Tennessee, in 1920.

Chalmas H Gillihan was living in Tipton County, TN around the time the Mississippi River flooded and forced hundreds of thousands to flee.

Residence:  He lived in Munford, TN, in 1930.

Death of Father:  His father, Ruffus Marion, passed away on October 23, 1931, in Munford, TN, at the age of 63.

The Social Impact of the First “New Deal”:  The government programs started by the first “New Deal” in 1933 may have assisted Chalmas H Gillihan from Tipton, Tennessee.

Residence:  He lived in Tipton, TN, in 1935

Death of Sister:  His sister Letha Lillian “Leather” died in 1936 in Tipton, TN, when Chalmas was 25 years old.

Birth of Daughter:  His daughter Frances L was born in 1937 in TN.

Residence:  Chalmas lived in Memphis, TN, on April 1, 1940, with his wife and child.

Death of Mother:  His mother Catherine Victoria “Kate” passed away on June 19, 1942, at the age of 70.

Death of Brother:  His brother Marion Talmadge died on August 17, 1964, in Brighton, TN, when Chalmas was 52 years old.

Death of Sister:  His sister Donie Lorene died in January 1979 in Memphis, TN, when Chalmas was 67 years old.

Chalmas H Gillihan died on April 5, 1980, in Tennessee when he was 68 years old.  He is buried in Helen Crigger Cemetery in Munford, TN.