Gladys M. Greenan

29 April 1909–31 July 1994 (Age 85)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Gladys M.

When Gladys M. Greenan was born on 29 April 1909, in Michigan, United States, her father, Lawrence Thomas Greenan, was 21 and her mother, Leda Bell Service, was 18. She married Alvin R. Dean on 3 March 1934, in Deckerville, Sanilac, Michigan, United States. She lived in Sanilac, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Bridgehampton Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 31 July 1994, in Marion Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, at the age of 85.

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Alvin R. Dean
Gladys M. Greenan
Marriage: 3 March 1934

Spouse and Children

3 March 1934
Deckerville, Sanilac, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Harold M Greenan


    Robert L Greenan


World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 1

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (mainly Cavan and Sligo): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Grianáin ‘descendant of Grianán’, probably from a diminutive of grian ‘sun’, grianach ‘sunny’, ‘cheerful’.2 Scottish: habitational name from either of two places so named in Strathclyde region, probably named with the same word.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gladys Greenan in household of Lawrence T Greenan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gladys Greenan in household of Thomas Servis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gladys Dean in household of Alvin Dean, "United States Census, 1940"

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