Clyde Joseph Gwin

Male5 September 1881–19 May 1956

Brief Life History 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 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.

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Family Time Line

Clyde Joseph Gwin
Iva Aletta Spyker
1884–about 1949
Marriage: 15 September 1903
Opal Leith Gwin
Keith Melvin Gwin
Freda Aleta Gwin
Kenneth Clyde Gwin
Cameron Wayne Gwin
Vennor Gwinn
Nardy V Gwin
Arden Lowe Gwin
Wendall Archie Gwin
Denzel Ivan Gwin

Sources (21)

  • Joe C Gwinn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jo C Gwin, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Joseph Clyde Gwin, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 September 1903Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    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.


    Age 17

    Historical Boundaries 1898: Skagit, Washington, United States

    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

    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 .

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

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