Gladys Muns Trowbridge

1903–1989 (Age 85)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Gladys Muns

When Gladys Muns Trowbridge was born on 13 November 1903, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Richard Hector "Dic" Trowbridge, was 29 and her mother, Mary Stuart Muns, was 25. She married Hayden Robert Mills on 19 September 1925, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and River Forest, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 16 May 1989, in Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Gladys Muns Trowbridge
Hayden Robert Mills
Marriage: 19 September 1925
Hayden Robert Mills
James Gordon Mills

Spouse & Children

19 September 1925
Cook, Illinois, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Richard Hector "Dic" Trowbridge


  • Mary Stuart Muns




  • Female1903–1989Female

  • Frances Lesbia Trowbridge


  • Harriet Virginia Trowbridge


World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 2

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Trowbridge in Wiltshire, named from Old English trēow ‘tree’ + brycg ‘bridge’; the name probably referred to a felled trunk serving as a rough-and-ready bridge.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Gladys T Mills in household of Hayden R Mills, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gladys Trowbridge in household of Richard H Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gladys Trowbridge in household of Dick H Trowbridge, "United States Census, 1920"

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