Ellen Anderson Glasgow

22 April 1873–21 November 1945 (Age 72)
Richmond, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Ellen Anderson

When Ellen Anderson Glasgow was born on 22 April 1873, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, her father, Francis Thomas Glasgow, was 43 and her mother, Ann Jane Gholson, was 41. She died on 21 November 1945, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Thomas Glasgow
Ann Jane Gholson
Emily Taylor Glasgow
Samuel Reed Glasgow
Anne Gholson Glasgow
Joseph Reid Glasgow
Cary Gholson Glasgow
Arthur Graham Glasgow
Katherine Anderson Glasgow
Francis Thomas Glasgow
Ellen Anderson Glasgow
Gholson Glasgow
Rebe Gordon Glasgow

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 2
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
Age 2
During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Age 21
On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire and Midlothian): habitational name from Glasgow, the city on the Clyde (first recorded in 1116 as Glasgu), or from either of two minor places with the same name in Aberdeenshire. The etymology of the placename is disputed; it is probably from Welsh glas ‘gray, green, blue’ + cau ‘hollows’.Scottish and Irish (Tyrone and Antrim): altered form of Closkey, a shortened and Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Bhloscaidhe ‘son of Bloscadh’ (see McCloskey ).Irish: variant of English Glasscock , which was once common in County Kildare.

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

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Sources (15)

  • Ellen E Glasgow in household of F T Glasgow, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ellen Anderson Glasgow, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Miss Ellen Glasgow, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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