Gladys Sophie Lehew

1905–1978 (Age 73)
Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States

The Life of Gladys Sophie

When Gladys Sophie Lehew was born on 28 February 1905, in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States, her father, Luther Alexander Lehew, was 21 and her mother, Carrie Lou Knowles, was 19. She married Joel Jeter on 14 November 1925, in Kaufman, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Kemp, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1935 and Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 12 November 1978, in Quitman, Wood, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Pyle Prairie Cemetery, Kemp, Kaufman, Texas, United States.

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Gladys Sophie Lehew
Joel Jeter
Marriage: 14 November 1925
Luther Leon Jeter
Infant daughter Jeter

Spouse & Children

14 November 1925
Kaufman, Texas, United States


  • Luther Leon Jeter


  • Infant daughter Jeter


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 9

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of French Lehu(e), Leheu, Leheut, or Leheux, a nickname or metonymic occupational name, from Old French hos, hues ‘boot’, with the suffix le.

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

Sources (3)

  • Gladys Jeter in household of Joel Jeter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys Lehew in household of L A Lehew, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gladys Jeter in household of Luther A Lehew, "United States Census, 1930"

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