Zula Ann Neighbors

12 July 1852–31 May 1932 (Age 79)
Salem, Roanoke, Virginia, United States

The Life of Zula Ann

When Zula Ann Neighbors was born on 12 July 1852, in Salem, Roanoke, Virginia, United States, her father, Joshua Bass Neighbors Sr., was 29 and her mother, Lucy Ann Payne, was 25. She married William Langstaff Gladden on 3 July 1872, in Salem, Roanoke, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Cave Spring, Roanoke, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Richmond, Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 31 May 1932, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Wade Family Cemetery, Mill Gap, Highland, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Langstaff Gladden
Zula Ann Neighbors
Marriage: 3 July 1872
Henrietta Tamsey "Etta" Gladden
Baxter Arthur Gladden
Joseph Austin Gladden
Edward Mansfield Gladstone Gladden
David Karry Gladden
Cara Gladden
Kora Catheryne Gladden
Margaret Lucy Gladden
John Daniel Gladden
James Thomas Gladden
Mary Ann Gladden
Hannah Esther Gladden
Nancy Cleora Gladden

Spouse and Children

3 July 1872
Salem, Roanoke, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 9

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Neighbor .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Zola Ann Neighbors Gladden in household of William Cangraff Gladden, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Zula Glanddin in household of Oscar L Lambert, "United States Census, 1930"
  • M A Gladden in household of Wm Gladden, "United States Census, 1880"

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