Mark Glidden

Male1 October 1818–27 March 1898

Brief Life History of Mark

When Mark Glidden was born on 1 October 1818, in Barre City, Washington, Vermont, United States, his father, Joseph Gidden Jr., was 35 and his mother, Abigail Batchelder, was 35. He married Harriet Holden on 2 June 1842. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Salem, Salem Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1898. He died on 27 March 1898, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Mark Glidden
Mary Jane Batchelder
Marriage: 20 October 1850
Harriet Holden Glidden
Marion Glidden
Marion Glidden
Marian Glidden
Marion Glidden
Mary Glidden
William Herbert Glidden
Irving Joseph Glidden

Sources (40)

  • Mark Glidden, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Mark Glidden, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Mark Glidden, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1850
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1821 · Essex Historical Society

    Age 3

    On June 11, 1821, the Essex Historical Society was incorporated.

    1840 · Harmony Grove Cemetery Established

    Age 22

    The Harmony Grove Cemetery was established in 1840. Many notible people are buried many being government officials. The war department gave cannons from the Civil War to stand as monuments along with the stautes of three different people Sarah Parker Remond, Frederick Townsend War, Stephen C. Phillips.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon and Cornwall): apparently from a lost or as yet unidentified place, probably in Cornwall. There is a Gliddon in Hambledon (Hampshire), named from Old English gleoda ‘kite’ + dūn ‘hill’, but this does not appear to be the source of the surname.

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

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