Gladys Nellie Hill

25 January 1897–3 July 1978 (Age 81)
Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Gladys Nellie

When Gladys Nellie Hill was born on 25 January 1897, in Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Frank Leslie Hill, was 34 and her mother, Linnie E. Smith, was 28. She married George E Williams on 31 October 1916, in Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 3 July 1978, in Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

George E Williams
1892–1991
Gladys Nellie Hill
1897–1978
Marriage: 31 October 1916
Violet Gladys Williams
1919–1998
Imogene Marion Williams
1922–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 October 1916
Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Leslie Hill

    Male1863–1927Male

    Female1869–1954Female

siblings

(2)

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.
1905 · Treaty of Portsmouth Signed

Age 8

The Treaty of Portsmouth was signed on September 5, 1905 and officially brought a conclusion to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gladys Williams in household of George Williams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gladys M Williams in household of George E Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gladys M Williams in household of George E Williams, "United States Census, 1940"

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