Charles Gladden

4 July 1819–8 February 1890 (Age 70)
New York, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Gladden was born on 4 July 1819, in New York, United States, his father, Joshua Gladden, was 39 and his mother, Prudence Clark, was 35. He married Sarah Sophia Coles on 21 December 1842, in Putnam Township, Livingston, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Unadilla, Livingston, Michigan, United States in 1850 and Michigan, United States in 1870. He died on 8 February 1890, in Shiawassee Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Maple River Cemetery, Shiawassee Township, Shiawassee, Michigan Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Gladden
1819–1890
Sarah Sophia Coles
1826–1870
Marriage: 21 December 1842
Theron Gladden
1844–1927
Alanson Gladden
1848–1887
Nancy Octava Gladden
1852–
William Gladden
1853–1926
Clarinda Amelia Gladden
1855–1929
Mary Estella Gladden
1857–1878
Arthur John Gladden
1862–1931
Frances Minnie Gladden
1864–1890
Isaac Glanden
1866–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 December 1842
Putnam Township, Livingston, Michigan, United States
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Male1805–1880Male

    Joshua Gladden

    Male1807–1889Male

    George Gladden

    Male1809–Male

    Amelia Gladden

    Female1811–Female

    Octivia Gladden

    Female1814–Female

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World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 8

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1846

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Glad 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Chas Gladden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Chas Gladden, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles Gladen in entry for Alanson Gladen, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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