Gladys McDaniel

18 May 1920–November 1980 (Age 60)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Gladys

When Gladys McDaniel was born on 18 May 1920, in Virginia, United States, her father, Palmer Thurston McDaniel, was 34 and her mother, Dorcey Ellen McDaniel, was 31. She married Jacob Baker Kessel on 5 September 1939, in Winchester, Virginia, United States. She lived in Rivanna, Albemarle, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Mill Creek Magisterial District, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died in November 1980, in Herndon, Fairfax, Virginia, United States, at the age of 60.

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Jacob Baker Kessel
Gladys McDaniel
Marriage: 5 September 1939

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    Jacob Baker Kessel



5 September 1939
Winchester, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 17

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Irish McDonnell ‘son of Donal’, from an incorrect association of the Gaelic patronymic with the personal name Daniel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gladys E Kessel in household of Jacob B Kessel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys E Mcdaniels in household of Palmer Mcdaniels, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gladys E Mcdaniel in household of Palmer F Mcdaniel, "United States Census, 1930"

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