Gladys Wilks

18 August 1899–before 1998 (Age 98)
Jordan Township, Antrim, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Gladys

When Gladys Wilks was born on 18 August 1899, in Jordan Township, Antrim, Michigan, United States, her father, Frank Ewer Wilkes, was 29 and her mother, Harriett Elicia Zess, was 28. She married Robert Harold Hill on 30 July 1941, in Orange, California, United States. She lived in Warner Township, Antrim, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died before 1998, at the age of 97.

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Robert Harold Hill
Gladys Wilks
Marriage: 30 July 1941

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 1
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1903 · Ford Motor Company
Age 4
"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
Age 28
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Wilk .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Gladys Wilkes in household of Frank E Wilkes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gladis Wilks in household of Frank E Wilks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mrs Robert Hill in entry for Lester E Wilkes, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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