Luther William Glazier

1823–1865 (Age 41)
Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Luther William

When Luther William Glazier was born on 22 March 1823, in Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States, his father, Shepherd Glazier, was 29 and his mother, Clarissa Withey, was 26. He married Martha Jane Stephenson on 22 March 1850, in Fremont, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Franklin Township, Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1860. He died on 14 February 1865, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther William Glazier
Martha Jane Stephenson
Marriage: 22 March 1850
Isaac William Glazier
Prior Lee Glazier
Penninah Eliza Glazier
Margaret Elizabeth Glazier
Sylvia Amelia Glazier
Martha Jane Glazier
Mary Evaline Glazier

Spouse & Children

22 March 1850
Fremont, Iowa, United States


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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 4

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 13

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Glass 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Luther William Glazier

Life Sketch Luther William Glazier, upon reaching manhood, was 5 7″ and had a light complexion with brown hair and blue eyes. During the winter of 1846, Luther was among the Saints who fled Nauvoo, Il …

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Sources (3)

  • S W Glazier, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Luther Glazier, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Luther William Glazier in entry for Penninah Eliza Peck, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"

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