Glida Ruth Welker

26 October 1894–1 April 1980 (Age 85)
Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States

The Life of Glida Ruth

When Glida Ruth Welker was born on 26 October 1894, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, her father, William Bamsley Welker, was 20 and her mother, Mary Ella Wanslee, was 18. She married Joseph Monroe Moody on 8 August 1913, in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She lived in Miami, Gila, Arizona Territory, United States in 1910 and Miami, Gila, Arizona, United States in 1920. She died on 1 April 1980, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Monroe Moody
1894–1979
Glida Ruth Welker
1894–1980
Marriage: 8 August 1913
Bernice Moody
1914–1981
Pauline Moody
1915–1991
Ruth Moody
1917–2007
Greta Moody
1919–1991
Josephine Moody
1928–1928

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 August 1913
Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

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.
1917

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Variant (probably under French influence, at least in some cases) of English Walker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gilda Ruth Welker Moody in household of Joseph Monroe Moody, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Glida Ruth Welker Moody in household of Joseph Monroe Moody, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Glida Ruth Welker Moody in household of Joseph Monroe Moody, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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