A Gilbreth Timeline

A relatively simple timeline of major life events in the core Gilbreth family.
(Of course, nothing is really simple with fourteen people and thirteen weddings...)

 
1868 7 July Frank Bunker Gilbreth [Sr] born, Fairfield, Maine
 
1878 24 May Lillian [Evelyn] Moller Gilbreth born, Oakland, California
 
1904 19 October Frank Bunker Gilbreth [Sr] and Lillian [Evelyn] Moller Gilbreth marry in her family home in Oakland, California
Couple returns to NYC to live in new Riverside Drive apartment with Martha Bunker Gilbreth and Caroline "Kit" Bunker
Early December (est.) Anne Moller Gilbreth [Barney] conceived
 
1905 9 September Anne Moller Gilbreth [Barney] born, NYC
 
1906 Mid March (est.) Mary Elizabeth Gilbreth conceived
13 December Mary Elizabeth Gilbreth born, San Francisco
 
1907 Early July (est.) Ernestine Moller Gilbreth [Carey] conceived
October Caroline "Kit" Bunker dies, Providence
 
1908 5 April Ernestine Moller Gilbreth [Carey] born, NYC
Early July (est.) Martha Bunker Gilbreth [Tallman] conceived
 
1909 Fall Family moves to Plainfield, New Jersey
4 April Martha Bunker Gilbreth [Tallman] born, Plainfield
 
1910 Mid June (est.) Frank Bunker Gilbreth Jr conceived
 
1911 17 March Frank Bunker Gilbreth Jr born, Plainfield
 
1912 31 January Mary Elizabeth Gilbreth dies (age 5)
Mid March (est.) William Moller Gilbreth conceived
May Family moves to Providence, Rhode Island
18 December William Moller Gilbreth born, Providence
Frank & Lillian Gilbreth begin management consulting
 
1913 Mid October (est.) Lillian Moller Gilbreth [Jr] [Johnson] conceived
 
1914 17 June Lillian Moller Gilbreth [Jr] [Johnson] born, Providence
 
1915 February-April (est.) Stillborn daughter conceived
June Lillian [Evelyn] Moller Gilbreth receives Ph.D. from Brown University
13 September Stillbirth of daughter, possibly due to a fall
 
1916 Mid March (est.) Frederick Moller Gilbreth conceived
17 August Frederick Moller Gilbreth born, Buttonwoods, Rhode Island
Mid December (est.) Daniel Bunker Gilbreth conceived
 
1917 17 September Daniel Bunker Gilbreth born, Providence
 
1918 February-March Frank Bunker Gilbreth [Sr] suffers severe wartime illness and heart damage
Early Summer "The Shoe" cottage on Nantucket purchased
Late August (est.) John Moller Gilbreth conceived
 
1919 29 May John Moller Gilbreth born, Providence
Early October (est.) Robert Moller Gilbreth conceived
November Family moves to Montclair, New Jersey
 
1920 2 May Martha Bunker Gilbreth dies in Montclair
4 July Robert Moller Gilbreth born, Nantucket Island
 
1921 Late September (est.) Jane Moller Gilbreth [Heppes] conceived
 
1922 22 June Jane Moller Gilbreth [Heppes] born, Nantucket Island
She would be the only one born in a hospital.
 
1924 14 June 1924 Frank Bunker Gilbreth [Sr] dies (age 55)
 
1926 18 September Anne Moller Gilbreth [Barney] marries Dr. Robert Barney
 
1930 13 September Ernestine Moller Gilbreth [Carey] marries Charles E. Carey
 
1934 28 September Frank Bunker Gilbreth Jr marries Elizabeth Cauthen [Gilbreth]
 
1935 7 September Lillian Moller Gilbreth [Johnson] marries Donald Dodge Johnson
 
1936 24 April William Moller Gilbreth [Carey] marries Jean Irvin [Gilbreth]
 
1940 8 June Martha Bunker Gilbreth [Tallman] marries Richard Tallman
December Daniel Bunker Gilbreth marries Irene Jensen [Gilbreth]
 
1943 13 August Frederick Moller Gilbreth marries Jessie Tallman [Gilbreth]
 
1944 John Moller Gilbreth marries Dorothy Girvan [Gilbreth]
20 May Jane Moller Gilbreth [Heppes] marries George Heppes
 
1945 25 August Robert Moller Gilbreth marries Barbara Filer [Gilbreth]
The couple would divorce in about 1972
 
1948 Cheaper By The Dozen published
 
1950 Belles On Their Toes published
 
1954 18 June Elizabeth Cauthen [Gilbreth] dies (age 43) Charleston, South Carolina
 
1955 4 June Frank Bunker Gilbreth Jr marries Mary Pringle Manigault [Gilbreth]
 
1968 15 November Martha Bunker Gilbreth [Tallman] dies (age 59), Chehalis, Washington
 
1972 2 January Lillian [Evelyn] Moller Gilbreth dies (age 93), Phoenix, Arizona
 
1987 16 February Anne Moller Gilbreth [Barney] dies (age 81), Palo Alto, California
 
1990 14 April William Moller Gilbreth dies (age 77), Rough & Ready, California
 
2001 18 February Frank Bunker Gilbreth Jr dies (age 89), Charleston, South Carolina
23 June Lillian Moller Gilbreth [Jr] [Johnson] dies (age 87), Middletown, Connecticut
 
2002 25 December John Moller Gilbreth dies (age 83), Caldwell, New Jersey
 
2006 10 January Jane Moller Gilbreth [Heppes] dies (age 83), Longview, Washington
13 June Daniel Bunker Gilbreth dies (age 88), Omaha, Nebraska [resident of West Caldwell, New Jersey]
4 November Ernestine Moller Gilbreth [Carey] dies (age 98), Fresno, California
 
2007 24 July Robert Moller Gilbreth dies (age 87), Franklin, New Hampshire
 
2015 30 November Frederick Moller Gilbreth dies (age 99), Larchmont, New York