Gladys Dawes

Female21 May 1893–18 November 1964

Brief Life History of Gladys

When Gladys Dawes was born on 21 May 1893, in Crockett, Houston County, Texas, United States, her father, John Thomas Dawes, was 31 and her mother, Johnnie Augusta Gause, was 19. She married Taylor Jonas Hail on 17 March 1918, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 1, Cherokee, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 18 November 1964, in Anderson, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County, Texas, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Gladys? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Taylor Jonas Hail
1889–1970
Gladys Dawes
1893–1964
Marriage: 17 March 1918
James Wilson Hail
1920–2005
Johnnie Elizabeth Hail
1921–2006

Sources (15)

  • Gladys D Hail, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys Dawes, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Gladys Dawes Hall, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 March 1918Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

    Age 1

    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 3

    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.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 19

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Daw , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    German (Däwes): either a patronymic from an ancient Germanic personal name Davo, or a variant of Tewes . The surname Däwes is rare in Germany.

    History: William Dawes (1745–99) was a prominent citizen of Boston, MA, and rode with Paul Revere to warn colonists of the British invasion in 1775. He is buried in Boston's King's Chapel Burying Ground.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.