Lucia Frances Gleason

Female22 August 1892–24 August 1977

Brief Life History of Lucia Frances

When Lucia Frances Gleason was born on 22 August 1892, in Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, her father, John Edson Gleason, was 32 and her mother, Irene Dexter Knight, was 32. She married Lawrence Holcomb on 18 July 1916, in Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 August 1977, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in New Southwick Cemetery, Southwick, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Holcomb
1894–1964
Lucia Frances Gleason
1892–1977
Marriage: 18 July 1916
Lawrence Collester Holcomb
1917–2004
Lucia Gleason Holcomb
1920–2017

Sources (26)

  • Lucia Holcomb in household of Lawrence Holcomb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lucia Gleason Holcomb, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mrs Lucia Hol ⌨ Comb Or Gleason in entry for Lowrence Holcomb, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 July 1916Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    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 6

    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.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 24

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Waterford): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Glasáin, from a diminutive of glas ‘green, blue, gray’.

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

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