Sylvester Glass

1822–
Thompson Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States

The Life of Sylvester

When Sylvester Glass was born in 1822, in Thompson Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States, his father, John Homer Glass, was 36 and his mother, Phebe Davis, was 40.

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John Homer Glass
1786–1841
Phebe Davis
1782–
Horace Davis
1807–
Sarah Mariah Glass
1808–1880
Jane Glass
1814–
Harris Glass
1810–
Davis Glass
1815–1879
John Glass
1816–1880
Homer J. Glass
1820–1884
Emulus Glass
1822–1863
Sylvester Glass
1822–
Barbara Glass
1826–

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 14

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: metonymic occupational name for a glazier or glass blower, from Old English glæs ‘glass’ (akin to Glad , referring originally to the bright shine of the material), Middle High German glas.2 Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of the epithet glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’ or any of various Gaelic surnames derived from it.3 German: altered form of the personal name Klass, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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