Mary Tillinghast Gladding

1895–1948 (Age 52)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Mary Tillinghast

When Mary Tillinghast Gladding was born on 20 December 1895, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Frank Gladding, was 40 and her mother, Corrinne Stearns Halliday, was 29. She had at least 2 daughters with Donald Sturges Babcock. She died on 6 June 1948, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Tillinghast Gladding
Donald Sturges Babcock
Barbara Babcock
Mary H Babcock

Spouse & Children



  • Barbara Babcock


  • Mary H Babcock


Parents & Siblings

  • Frank Gladding


  • Corrinne Stearns Halliday




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Larchmont sinks

Age 12

On February 11, 1907, a passenger ship gets rammed by a coal carrier just southwest of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. It takes only 10 minutes for the Larchmont to sink. Only 19 of those on board survive. The next day bodies of those that had been on the ship continue to wash up onto the shore.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 15

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gladden .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary P G Babcock in household of Donald S Babcock, "Rhode Island State Census, 1925"
  • Mary T Babcock in household of Donald S Babcock, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary G Babcock in household of Donald S Babcock, "United States Census, 1940"

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