Lydia Glass

16 October 1888–12 April 1981 (Age 92)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Glass was born on 16 October 1888, in Kansas, United States, her father, Samuel Glass, was 48 and her mother, Mary Reiss, was 37. She had at least 1 daughter with John Wagg. She lived in Glencoe Township, Trego, Kansas, United States for about 30 years. She died on 12 April 1981, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Ellis, Ellis, Kansas, United States.

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John Wagg
Lydia Glass
Mary Wagg

Spouse and Children

    John Wagg





    Mary Wagg


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Reiss




    Katarina Glass


    Regina Glass



    Karolina Glass



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 25

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: metonymic occupational name for a glazier or glass blower, from Old English glæs ‘glass’ (akin to Glad , referring originally to the bright shine of the material), Middle High German glas.2 Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of the epithet glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’ or any of various Gaelic surnames derived from it.3 German: altered form of the personal name Klass, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lydia Wagg in household of John Wagg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lydia Wagg in household of Mary Glass, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lydia Glass in household of Sam Glass, "United States Census, 1900"

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