Viola Gilleland

Female14 May 1887–17 March 1944

Brief Life History of Viola

When Viola Gilleland was born on 14 May 1887, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, her father, George Washington Gilleland, was 29 and her mother, Susan M Tillman, was 22. She married Davis Nelson Glidewell on 30 March 1905, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 17 March 1944, in Arkadelphia, Clark, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Arkadelphia, Clark, Arkansas, United States.

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Davis Nelson Glidewell
Viola Gilleland
Marriage: 30 March 1905
Tressie Adeline Glidewell
Ervin Fozella Glidewell
Ethel May Glidewell
Dorothy Pearl Glidewell
Mildred Lucil Glidewell
Louis Nelson Glidewell
Leroy N. Glidewell
Gracie E. Glidewell

Sources (11)

  • Viola Gilliland in household of George C Light, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Viola Glidewell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Viola Gilliland in entry for Davis N Glidewell, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 March 1905Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

    Age 1

    Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 3

    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.

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 16

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: variant of Gilliland . This form of the surname is found mainly in Lancashire, England.

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

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