Gladys Bartley

18 June 1897–7 June 1995 (Age 98)
Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Gladys

When Gladys Bartley was born on 18 June 1897, her father, Charles Earle Dutton-Bartley, was 28 and her mother, Mary Virginia Forsythe, was 22. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 7 June 1995, in Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 97.

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Walter Buettner
Gladys Bartley

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Earle Dutton-Bartley


    Mary Virginia Forsythe




    Virginia B Bartley



World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Age 3

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Bartley in Hampshire, or from Bartley Green in the West Midlands, both of which are named with Old English be(o)rc ‘birch’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’; compare Barclay .2 Americanized spelling of German (Swabian) Bartle and the Swiss cognate Bartli.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Gladys B Bartley in household of Charles E Bartley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gladys Buettner, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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