Gladys May Whittock

6 July 1894–24 February 1954 (Age 59)
Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Gladys May

When Gladys May Whittock was born on 6 July 1894, in Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Whittock, was 24 and her mother, Selina E Crane, was 24. She married Leroy Twinem Henderson on 18 May 1919, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. She lived in Llanwonno, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1901 and Richland Township, Belmont, Northwest Territory, United States in 1910. She died on 24 February 1954, in Saint Clairsville, Belmont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Saint Clairsville, Belmont, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leroy Twinem Henderson
Gladys May Whittock
Marriage: 18 May 1919

Spouse and Children

18 May 1919
Belmont, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Whittock


    Selina E Crane




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

Age 6

The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for someone with white or fair hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + lock ‘tress’, ‘curl’. Compare Sherlock . 2. from an Old English personal name composed of the elements wiht ‘creature’, ‘demon’ + lāc ‘play’, ‘sport’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gladys M Whittock in household of Henry Whittock, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gladys Henderson in household of L T Henderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gladys Whittock Henderson, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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