Gladys Cummings

17 September 1889–
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Gladys

When Gladys Cummings was born on 17 September 1889, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Melvin Elisha Cummings, was 34 and her mother, Lucy Ardella Clawson, was 31. She married Harry Norman Child on 14 May 1908, in Marin, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States in 1920 and Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States in 1930.

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Harry Norman Child
Gladys Cummings
Marriage: 14 May 1908
Carrie Eleanor Child
Marguerite Child

Spouse and Children

14 May 1908
Marin, California, United States


    Carrie Eleanor Child


    Marguerite Child


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 7

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

Age 31

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Cumming , with the addition of English patronymic -s.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gladys Child in household of Dana Child, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gladys Lees in household of Douglas N Lees, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gladys Lees in household of Douglas N Lees, "United States Census, 1930"

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