Gilmer, Beverly Tucker 25.apr.1878-7.jan.1954 USA Virginia Pulaski County, Newbern - Pulaski County, Draper
1902-1937 he traveled 250,000 miles as US Mail carrier rural delivery for the Draper postoffice, 1878-1920 residing in Newbern, 1916 and 1917 he gave his residence as Draper because that was the place of his business and of his postoffice, 1930-1954 he actually resided in Draper where he also did some publishing in addition to his regular job as mail carrier, his house was behind Draper Mercantile Co. and the general store also housed the postoffice, 21.mar.1953 the house was gutted by fire and his wife who had been bedfast for several months was carried to safety by firemen and was speeded to Pulaski Hospital in an ambulance, at time of death he and his wife had been patient at Allison Nursing Home for some time, after a stroke he died at Pulaski Hospital and was buried at Oglesby Cemetery, at this time his wife was in a critical condition ; son of minister George Hudson Gilmer (Virginia, Charlottesville 31.jul.1836-7.mar.1891 Pulaski) and Eliza Parke Anderson (Virginia, Cumberland 10.mar.1840-29.apr.1878 Newbern) ; 12.aug.1908 he married Willie Sue Graham (Newbern 14.apr.1882-14.may.1954 Draper) ; son psychologist Beverly von Haller Gilmer (Newbern 15.sep.1909-)

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[] Preparedness. One step. Piano
dedicated to the U.S. Navy
published and copyrighted by Beverly T. Gilmer, Draper, Virginia 7nov1916

[] Call of Virginia (Call of Southwest Virginia). Waltz song. Voice and piano
dedication: To Lola
words Lillian Smith
published and copyrighted by Beverly Tucker Gilmer, Draper, Virginia 1nov1926
Official song of Southwestern Virginia, Inc (promoting and organizing local festivals)

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