Gladys Lucille Rush

9 January 1900–9 December 1964 (Age 64)
Morocco, Beaver Township, Newton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Gladys Lucille

When Gladys Lucille Rush was born on 9 January 1900, in Morocco, Beaver Township, Newton, Indiana, United States, her father, Frank Alfred Rush, was 30 and her mother, Emma May Vinson, was 24. She had at least 2 sons with William Samuel Herron Jr. She lived in Colfax Township, Newton, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Jackson Township, Newton, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 December 1964, in Morocco, Beaver Township, Newton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Morocco, Beaver Township, Newton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Samuel Herron Jr
Gladys Lucille Rush
Floyd Lee Herron
Unknown Herron

Spouse and Children

    William Samuel Herron Jr





    Floyd Lee Herron


    Unknown Herron


Parents and Siblings

    Frank Alfred Rush





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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived among rushes, from Middle English rush (a collective singular, Old English rysc), or perhaps an occupational name for someone who wove mats, baskets, and other articles out of rushes.2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruis ‘descendant of Ros’, a personal name perhaps derived from ros ‘wood’. In Connacht it has also been used as a translation of Ó Luachra ( see Loughrey ).3 Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Gaelic Ó Fuada, ‘descendant of Fuada’ a personal name meaning ‘hasty’, ‘rushing’ ( see Foody ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gladys Herran in household of William Herran, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys Herron in household of William Herron Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gladis Rush in household of Frank Rush, "United States Census, 1900"

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