Lafayette Gladwell

6 May 1887–24 January 1947 (Age 59)
Craigsville, Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Lafayette

When Lafayette Gladwell was born on 6 May 1887, in Craigsville, Augusta, Virginia, United States, his father, John William Gladwell, was 61 and his mother, Lucy Ann Harvey, was 37. He married Mary Violet Smiley on 22 August 1911, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in London, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Loudon Magisterial District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 24 January 1947, in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lafayette Gladwell
1887–1947
Mary Violet Smiley
1889–1943
Marriage: 22 August 1911
Richard Gladwell
1913–1913
Mary Agnes Gladwell
1915–2006
James Thornton Gladwell
1917–2001
Arnold Gladwell
1920–
Dorothy Gladwell
1922–
Floyd Gladwell
1923–
Daisy Virginia Neal Gladwell
1924–2006
Bobbie Donald Gladwell
1927–1930
Infant Daughter Gladwell
1929–1929
Emma Ruth Gladwell
1930–1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 August 1911
Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States
children

(10)

    Richard Gladwell

    Male1913–1913Male

    Mary Agnes Gladwell

    Female1915–2006Female

    James Thornton Gladwell

    Male1917–2001Male

    Arnold Gladwell

    Male1920–Male

    Dorothy Gladwell

    Female1922–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John William Gladwell

    Male1826–1900Male

    Lucy Ann Harvey

    Female1850–1918Female

siblings

(4)

    Samantha Gladwell

    Female1869–Female

    William Andrew Gladwell

    Male1877–1955Male

    Alden Dean Gladwell

    Male1880–Male

    Male1887–1947Male

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 7

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 16

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name, from an unidentified place, perhaps in East Anglia, where the surname is most common today.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Layfatte Gladwell in household of Lucy Gladwell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lafe Gladwell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lafe F Gladwell, "United States Census, 1930"

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