Gladys Irene Hersey

16 September 1905–16 October 1989 (Age 84)
Clancy, Jefferson, Montana, United States

The Life of Gladys Irene

When Gladys Irene Hersey was born on 16 September 1905, in Clancy, Jefferson, Montana, United States, her father, Albert Samuel Hersey, was 40 and her mother, Ora Etta Battershell, was 27. She married George Henery Wells on 11 October 1924, in Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Declo, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Burley Election Precinct 4, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 16 October 1989, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Henery Wells
Gladys Irene Hersey
Marriage: 11 October 1924
George Leo Wells
Kenneth D Wells

Spouse and Children

11 October 1924
Montana, United States


    George Leo Wells


    Kenneth D Wells


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Glacier National Park Established

Age 5

Congress established Glacier National Park on May 11, 1910. The park is located in the northern part of Montana on the Canada- US border. It covers 1 million acres, has over a hundred lakes, over a thousand different plant species, and over a hundred animal species. Previously the area had been occupied by the Blackfoot and Flathead people.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Hershey 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gladys I Walker en la familia de Llyod C Walker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys I Wells in household of George H Wells, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gladys Hersey in household of Albert H Hersey, "United States Census, 1920"

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