James S. Gladding

about 1780–21 March 1836 (Age 56)
Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of James S.

When James S. Gladding was born about 1780, in Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Josiah Gladding, was 39 and his mother, Mary Allen, was 40. He had at least 3 sons and 7 daughters with Sophronia Warner. He died on 21 March 1836, in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Newington Cemetery, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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James S. Gladding
Sophronia Warner
Lucy Gladding
Sophronia Gladding
James Gladding
Priscilla Gladding
Lucretia Gladding
Maria Gladding
Mary Gladding
Timothy Gladding
Lafayette Gladding
Jane Amanda Gladding

Spouse and Children


    Sophronia Warner




    Lucy Gladding


    Sophronia Gladding


    James Gladding


    Timothy Gladding


    Lafayette Gladding


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Parents and Siblings

    Josiah Gladding


    Mary Allen




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World Events (8)

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.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 1

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
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.

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Sources (3)

  • James Gladding, "Find A Grave Index"
  • James Gladding, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • James Gladding in the U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930

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