When Clyde Joseph Gwin was born on 5 September 1881, in Neptune, Richland, Wisconsin, United States, his father, David James Gwin, was 44 and his mother, Martha J Reagles, was 35. He married Iva Aletta Spyker on 15 September 1903, in Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Albion, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1900 and Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years. He died on 19 May 1956, in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States.
Welsh: from gwyn ‘fair, white’, also sometimes ‘white-headed; favorite’. This word was widely used as a personal name in the Middle Ages. It may also be a nickname for a person with fair hair or a noticeably pale complexion. See also Winn .