Gladys Marie Raulston

Female5 January 1921–29 October 1966

Brief Life History of Gladys Marie

When Gladys Marie Raulston was born on 5 January 1921, in Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States, her father, Neil Andrew Raulston, was 24 and her mother, Jennie Belle Kagley, was 26. She married Robert Edgar McNew on 22 December 1942, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Civil District 19, Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 29 October 1966, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Robert Edgar McNew
Gladys Marie Raulston
Marriage: 22 December 1942

Sources (3)

  • Gladys M Raulston in household of Niel A Raulston, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys M Mcnew, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Gladys M Raulston in household of Neil A Raulston, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1942Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 2

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1931 · The Parthenon is Built

    Age 10

    In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

    1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

    Age 13

    Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Ralston .

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

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