Clyde E. Galvin

11 December 1885–9 April 1948 (Age 62)
Potterville, Eaton, Michigan, United States

The Life of Clyde E.

When Clyde E. Galvin was born on 11 December 1885, in Potterville, Eaton, Michigan, United States, his father, Lyman Oscar Galvin, was 29 and his mother, Helen Louisa Hathaway, was 22. He married Gertrude E. Young in 1908, in Wayne, Michigan, United States. He died on 9 April 1948, in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States.

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Clyde E. Galvin
Esther Q Redfearn
Marriage: 28 June 1915
Margaret Agnes Galvin
Margaret Galvin
Betty Galvin

Spouse and Children


    Esther Q Redfearn


28 June 1915
Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States


    Margaret Agnes Galvin


    Margaret Galvin


    Betty Galvin


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 2

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 17

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gealbháin ‘descendant of Gealbhán’, a personal name from geal ‘bright’ + bán ‘white’.2 French: nickname for a cheerful drunkard, from Old French galer ‘to enjoy oneself’, also used in a transitive sense with the meaning ‘waste’, ‘consume’ + vin ‘wine’ (Latin vinum).3 French: from a variant of the personal name Gauvain ( see Gavin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clyde E Galvin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clyde E Galvin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clyde E Galvin in household of Lyman O Galvin, "United States Census, 1910"

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