Gladys Marie Woodford

13 August 1894–19 April 1979 (Age 84)
Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States

The Life of Gladys Marie

When Gladys Marie Woodford was born on 13 August 1894, in Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States, her father, Arthur J Woodford, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Anna Kallenberg, was 17. She married August William Splinter on 19 March 1919, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Worthington, Nobles, Minnesota, United States in 1910 and South Nampa Election Precinct, Canyon, Idaho, United States for about 5 years. She died on 19 April 1979, in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mountain View Memorial Park, Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

August William Splinter
Gladys Marie Woodford
Marriage: 19 March 1919
Georgia May Splinter
Hilda Marie Splinter
Helen Janette Splinter

Spouse and Children

19 March 1919
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · ""

Age 2

"""Post office name was changed from """"Boise City"""" to """"Boise"""" in 1896. Remains as such today."""

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places, as far apart as Essex, Wiltshire, Cornwall, Northamptonshire, Cheshire, and Roxburghshire, named with Old English wudu ‘wood’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Story Highlight

Reflections, March 1994

Reflections, March 1994 By Helen Janette Splinter Keck As years go by, I find myself often looking back—far back—to a very different world in many ways. It is interesting to get older and compare l …

Sources (3)

  • Gladdis Woodford in household of Arthur J Woodford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gladys Splinter in household of August Splinter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Glydis Woodford in household of Arthur Woodford, "United States Census, 1900"

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