Gladys McKenzie

29 April 1897–
Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Gladys

When Gladys McKenzie was born on 29 April 1897, in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Thomas McKenzie, was 36 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Allen, was 31.

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Thomas McKenzie
Mary Elizabeth Allen
Alexander McKenzie
Florence Ada McKenzie
Lena May Mckenzie
Thomas Allen McKenzie
Ethel McKenzie
Hazel Margaret McKenzie
Gladys McKenzie

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 32

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich, patronymic from the personal name Coinneach meaning ‘comely’. Compare Menzies .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gladys Mckensie in household of Thomas Mckensie, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gladys McKenzie, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"
  • Gladys McKenzie, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"

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