Gladys Morgan

23 December 1897–13 January 1993 (Age 95)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Gladys

When Gladys Morgan was born on 23 December 1897, in Arkansas, United States, her father, William Wright Morgan, was 41 and her mother, Eliza C Alphin, was 36. She lived in Cargile, Union, Arkansas, United States in 1900. She died on 13 January 1993, in El Dorado, Union, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Union, Arkansas, United States.

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William Wright Morgan
Eliza C Alphin
William Ellis Morgan
Minnie Morgan
Samuel Ross Morgan
Monroe Buxton Morgan
Gladys Morgan

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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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 7

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 25

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Morcant, which is of uncertain but ancient etymology.2 Irish: importation of the Welsh surname, to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin ( see Merrigan ).3 Scottish: of uncertain origin; probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gladdy Morgan in household of W W Morgan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gladys Morgan in household of William W Morgan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gladys Morgan, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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