William W. Gladden
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|About William W. Gladden|
William W. Gladden was born about 1830 in Fairfield County, South Carolina and died about 1890 in Morgan, Calhoun County, Georgia. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 60 years old.
William W. Gladden
1830 - 1890
He was called "Bill". He was a Iron Marshall and a carpenter by trade.
He is possibly the father of Sarah Jane Howard's children. We do not know if they married.
He had one son listed in the census - John A. Gladden (1/1/1855 -12/12/1893) John was a doctor, he married on Jan.1, 1881 to Lucy W. "Dixie" Clayton
|Census||1/1/1850 ||GA (Fairfield County) ||20 yrs old |
|Roll: M432_852; Page: 265B #971-
Lacy Gladden (age 55),
Jane Gladden (51),
William Gladden (22),
James Gladden (18),
Rebecca Gladden (19),
Louisa Gladden (13),
Jesse Gladden (10),
Catharine Hughs (50),
Delphus Gladden (10). All born in Fairfield, SC, except Jane who was born in Hershaw, SC
|Census||1/1/1860 ||Morgan GA (Calhoun County) ||30 yrs old |
|M653_113; Page: 94, #11-
Joseph Sash (age 56)NC,
Gertrud Sash (52)SC,
Eliza Sash (21)SC,
Samuel Sash (13)SC,
Wm W. Gladden (31)SC,
John A. Gladden (5)GA. Joseph is a cabinet maker, William is a carpenter |
|Census||1/27/1867 ||11243 GA (Calhoun County) ||37 yrs old |
|Name: William W. Gladden,
Registry Date: June 27, 1867,
Record Type: Oath Book,
Election District: 9 |
|Census||1/1/1870 ||Morgan GA (Calhoun County) ||40 yrs old |
|William W. Gladden (Age 42) SC,
Elizabeth Gladden (16) GA,
John Gladden (15) GA,William's occupation: Iron Marshall |
|Census||1/1/1880 ||Morgan GA (Calhoun County) ||50 yrs old |
|Name: William W. Gladden, Acres: 180,Value of land:$360,value of property $200,
Post Office: Morgan,
District Number: 1123,
Place: Calhoun, Georgia |
|Census||1/1/1880 ||District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) ||50 yrs old |
| Roll: 136; Page: 406D #82- William W. Gladden (age 51),born in SC, Marital status: Widower,
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina,
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina |
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William, his family, and friends. For example, William is 5 years old when Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||Sumter County is formed.
||December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
||Walker County is formed.
||Seminoles massacre Major Francis L. Dade and his 103 man command. This starts the second Seminole War.
February - Battle of Hitchity.
March 27 - Colonel J.W. Fannin and his Georgian's executed by order of Santa Ana at Goliad on Palm Sunday.
July - Battle of Brushy Creek.
July 3 - Battle of Chickasawachee Swamp.
July 27 - Battle of Echowanochaway Creek.
||Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
||Chattooga County formed
||Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
||Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
||Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
||Taylor County formed.
||Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
||Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
||Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
||Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
||Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
||Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
||Oconee County formed.
||Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
||The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
||The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
||The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
||Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
||Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
||Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
||Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
||Edison invents the electric light bulb.
||The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
||July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
||NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
||NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
||About 63,000 men from South Carolina served in the Confederate armed forces.
||South Carolina was readmitted to the Union.
||Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||Oregon Trail is established
||Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
||Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
||Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
||May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
||American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
||An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
||Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
||The National League of Baseball is founded
||Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
Born on October 17, 1846 and died on January 10, 1914
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