Henry Gladding

from 1780 to 1790–1843 (Age 63)
Accomack, Virginia, United States

The Life of Henry

Henry Gladding was born from 1780 to 1790, in Accomack, Virginia, United States as the son of John Gladding and Wilkerson. He had at least 9 sons with Mary Wilkerson. He died in 1843, in his hometown, at the age of 63.

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Henry Gladding
Mary Wilkerson
John W. Gladding
Michael W. Gladding
Henry Gladding
Samuel Gladding
John Gladding
Alfred Gladding
Michael Gladding
George W. Gladding
Sewell Harrison Gladding

Spouse and Children


    Mary Wilkerson




    John W. Gladding


    John Gladding


    Alfred Gladding


    Michael Gladding


    Michael W. Gladding


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World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 0

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gladden .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Henry Glading in entry for Alfred Glading and Lavania Drummond, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Hy. Gladding in entry for John W. Gladding, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"

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