Myra Belle Glidden

10 May 1899–4 April 1941 (Age 41)
South Gardiner, Gardiner, Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Myra Belle

When Myra Belle Glidden was born on 10 May 1899, in South Gardiner, Gardiner, Kennebec, Maine, United States, her father, John Nelson Glidden Jr, was 25 and her mother, Minnie Florence Brann, was 20. She married Kent Randall Murray on 25 May 1918, in Windsor, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Whitefield, Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Albion, Kennebec, Maine, United States for about 2 years. She died on 4 April 1941, in Windsor, Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Coopers Mills, Whitefield, Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kent Randall Murray
Myra Belle Glidden
Marriage: 25 May 1918
Cora Belle Murray
Grace E Murray
Ira John Murray

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1918Windsor, Kennebec, Maine, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 1
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout
    Age 6
    In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 13
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon and Cornwall): apparently from a lost or as yet unidentified place, probably in Cornwall. There is a Gliddon in Hambledon (Hampshire), named from Old English gleoda ‘kite’ + dūn ‘hill’, but this does not appear to be the source of the surname.

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

    Sources (13)

    • Myra G Murray in household of Kent R Murray, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Myra B Murray in household of Kent R Murray, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Myra B Glidden, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"

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