Gladys Vinal Sypher

6 July 1897–
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Gladys Vinal

When Gladys Vinal Sypher was born on 6 July 1897, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Bernard Gilpin Sypher, was 48 and her mother, Georgietta Mitchell, was 31. She married Charles Spurgeon Jeffry on 13 March 1915, in Sandy Cove, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. She lived in Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 10 years.

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Charles Spurgeon Jeffry
Gladys Vinal Sypher
Marriage: 13 March 1915

Spouse and Children

13 March 1915
Sandy Cove, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada

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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.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 12

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

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

Dutch: variant spelling of Syfer, a variant of Sievert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gladys Sypher in household of Bernard Sypher, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gladys Sypher in household of Benard Sypher, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Gladys Uinal Sypher, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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