Clyde Joseph Gwin

5 September 1881–19 May 1956 (Age 74)
Neptune, Richland, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Clyde Joseph

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 A Spiker 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.

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Family Time Line

Clyde Joseph Gwin
Iva A Spiker
Marriage: 15 September 1903
Opal Leith Gwin
Keith Melvin Gwin
Freda Aleta Gwin
kenneth gwin
Cameron Wayne Gwin
Nardy V Gwin
Arden Lowe Gwin
wendall archie gwin
Denzel I. Gwin
James Vernon Gwin

Spouse and Children

15 September 1903
Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    David James Gwin





    Mary Louise Gwinn


    John F Gwin




    Elnora M Gwin


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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 2

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Welsh Gwynn .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Clyde Gwin in household of Marian F Slagg, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clyde J Gwin, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Clyde J Gwin, "United States Census, 1910"

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