Myrtle Ellen Gleason

23 July 1889–14 January 1952 (Age 62)
Newton Township, Pike, Ohio, United States

The Life of Myrtle Ellen

When Myrtle Ellen Gleason was born on 23 July 1889, in Newton Township, Pike, Ohio, United States, her father, James Francis Gleason, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Ellen Swiger, was 28. She married Charles Benjamin Slagle on 11 April 1908, in Pike, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 14 January 1952, in Piketon, Pike, Ohio, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Piketon, Pike, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Benjamin Slagle
Myrtle Ellen Gleason
Marriage: 11 April 1908
Eva Pearl Slagle
Franklin J. Slagle
Jennie Esther Slagle
Ruby Mae Slagle
John R Slagle

Spouse and Children

11 April 1908
Pike, Ohio, United States



    Franklin J. Slagle


    Jennie Esther Slagle




Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Glasáin, from a diminutive of glas ‘green’, ‘blue’, ‘gray’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle Slagle in household of Charles Slagle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Myrtle Slagle in household of Charles Slagle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Myrtle E Slagle in household of Charles B Slagle, "United States Census, 1910"

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