Gladys M Wicker

24 October 1898–10 February 1985 (Age 86)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Gladys M

When Gladys M Wicker was born on 24 October 1898, in Illinois, United States, her father, Samuel G Whicker, was 31 and her mother, Mary Coretta Brown, was 25. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Paul Wesley Phipps. She lived in Cottonwood Township, Cumberland, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. She died on 10 February 1985, in Cumberland, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Janesville, Cumberland, Illinois, United States.

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Paul Wesley Phipps
Gladys M Wicker
Mary Esther Phipps
Pauline Alley Phipps
Max F Phipps

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 12

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name from Middle High German, Middle Low German wicker ‘soothsayer’, ‘magician’.2 German: from an Old High German personal name composed of the elements wīg ‘battle’, ‘war’ + heri ‘army’.3 English: topographic name for someone who lived or worked in an outlying settlement, from a derivative of Old English wīc ( see Wick ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gladis Whicker in household of Samuel Whicker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary G Whicker in household of Samuel J Whicker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gladys Phiffs in household of Paul Phiffs, "United States Census, 1940"

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