Gladise Marie Owens Lindsay

2 November 1915–16 November 2010 (Age 95)
Tollesboro, Lewis, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Gladise Marie Owens

When Gladise Marie Owens Lindsay was born on 2 November 1915, in Tollesboro, Lewis, Kentucky, United States, her father, Davis Cole Owens, was 39 and her mother, Annie Laurie Harrison, was 38. She married Richard Mills Lindsay on 1 June 1950, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Magisterial District 7, Mason, Kentucky, United States in 1940 and Maysville, Mason, Kentucky, United States in 2010. She died on 16 November 2010, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Maysville, Mason, Kentucky, United States.

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Richard Mills Lindsay
Gladise Marie Owens Lindsay
Marriage: 1 June 1950
Richard O Lindsay

Spouse and Children

1 June 1950
Sumner, Tennessee, United States


    Richard O Lindsay


Parents and Siblings




    Venus Deane Owens



    Mildred R Owens


    Richard H Owens


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 11

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Lindsey in Lincolnshire, England.This is first found in the form Lindissi, apparently a derivative of the British name of Lincoln . To this was later added the Old English element ēg ‘island’, since the place was virtually cut off by the surrounding fenland.The surname was taken to Scotland at an early date and is the name of an important and powerful Scottish family.2 Irish: adopted as an equivalent of various Gaelic names ( see Lindsey ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gladise Owens in household of Davis Owens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladis Owens in household of Davis C Owens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gladise Owens in household of Davis C Owens, "United States Census, 1930"

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