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Francis Gladwin

Francis Gladwin

Male 1834 - 1900  (65 years)

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  • Name Francis Gladwin 
    •    
    Nickname Frank 
    Born 15 Jul 1834  Pendleton, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • In her letter, Sandra Hayton, gives his birth date as 14/7/1934. She was unable to send a copy of the birth records, as their printer was not operational.
    Christened 10 Aug 1834  Pendleton, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Agency: the Brunswick Wesleyan Methodist Church 
    Brunswick Wesleyan Methodist Church
    Brunswick Wesleyan Methodist Church
    pened on 28 August 1814 by the Primitive Methodist congregation. James Butterworth describes it in the following"

    "Pendleton, a very beautiful village now adjoining to Salford, is Brunswick-Row Chapel, belonging to the Old Methodists' Connection, built by subscription. It is small and neat, and has a cemetery attached to it." ( History of Brunswick Chapel, Pendleton: With Notices of Early Methodism in Manchester and Salford (1880))

    The chapel was built of brick and stone, and modelled on the Oldham Street Chapel in Manchester, Brunswick Chapel was enlarged twice before it was demolished to make way for the new building. By 1836 it could accommodate 600 worshipers. The chapel also operated a Sunday school.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1851  Penkhull, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1861  Penkhull, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Emigration 1868  [9
    Settling in Akron, Ohio 
    Census 1870  Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 1880  Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    History According to his biography, "He acquired his education in Stoke-upon-Trent in England and his natural skill and ingenuity led him to become a sculptor and wood carver of much more than ordinary ability. He did a large amount of wood carving for many beautiful homes all over Ohio, including some of the finest residences in Akron, Elyria and Warren. He was likewise engaged in work of similar character on leading churches and public buildings. He was the head of one of the pioneer families of Akron ... About 1880 he erected the residence in which his family has since continuously lived."  [3
    History 1880  [3
    He was a Mason, belonging to lodges in both Philadelphia and Akron. 
    History 11 Mar 1887  Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    In the 11 March 1887 edition of the Akron Beacon Journal the following was related: "Frank Gladwin, the carver, in turning over a heavy piece of stone upon which he was at work at his home, strained his back, so that he can not get around at present.
    History say 1890  [3, 13
    He was a member of the Akron lodge of I.O.O.F. and the Patriarchs Militant 
    Residence 2 Jan 1900  Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    According to his obituary, "He was a stone and wood cutter, but has been unable to work at his trade for some time.
    Address:
    508 East Voris Street  
    Died 5 Feb 1900  Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 13, 15, 16
    Agency: at home 
    Cause: pleurisy of the spine 
    Address:
    508 East Voris Street  
    Buried 7 Feb 1900  Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Summit County, Ohio, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 13, 17, 18
    • Section 25, Lot 224
    Gravestone of Francis and Sarah Jane (Cooper) Gladwin and their daughters, Sarah and Mary
    Gravestone of Francis and Sarah Jane (Cooper) Gladwin and their daughters, Sarah and Mary
    Jane Cooper Gladwin 1805-1875
    Francis Gladwin 1834-1900
    Sarah C. Gladwin 1837-1912
    Mary E. Gladwin 1861-1939

    Plot: Section 25, Lot 224
    Person ID I848  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 15 May 2016 

    Father George Gladwin,   b. 23 Mar 1800, Youlgreave, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1848, Youlgreave, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Gilbert,   b. 26 Mar 1803, Youlgreave, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 19 May 1823  Youlgreave, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [19, 20
    Marriage Record of Elizabeth Gilbert and George Gladwin
    Marriage Record of Elizabeth Gilbert and George Gladwin
    Family ID F799  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Jane Cooper,   b. 3 Jan 1838, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1912, Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1860  Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Elizabeth Gladwin, LL.D.,   b. 24 Dec 1861, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1939, Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Stephen Cooper Gladwin,   b. 25 Mar 1864, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1942, Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
     3. Anna Cooper Gladwin,   b. 1866, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1965, Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)  [Birth]
     4. Sarah Jane Gladwin,   b. Jan 1868, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1960, Tallmadge, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years)  [Birth]
     5. Ellen Rachel Gladwin,   b. 26 Aug 1871, Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1957, Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Birth]
     6. Frances Gladwin,   b. 27 Aug 1875, Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1957, New Milford, Portage County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
     7. Neonetta Gladwin,   b. 13 Feb 1878, Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1963, Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jul 1834 - Pendleton, Manchester, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - Agency: the Brunswick Wesleyan Methodist Church - 10 Aug 1834 - Pendleton, Manchester, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - They are listed as lodgers and a stone carvers - 1851 - Penkhull, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1860 - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He and his wife were living with his mother. - 1861 - Penkhull, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 36 - 1870 - Akron, Summit County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He is listed as a wood and stone caver. - 1880 - Akron, Summit County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - In the 11 March 1887 edition of the Akron Beacon Journal the following was related: "Frank Gladwin, the carver, in turning over a heavy piece of stone upon which he was at work at his home, strained his back, so that he can not get around at present." - 11 Mar 1887 - Akron, Summit County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - According to his obituary, "He was a stone and wood cutter, but has been unable to work at his trade for some time." - 2 Jan 1900 - Akron, Summit County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: at home - 5 Feb 1900 - Akron, Summit County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Feb 1900 - Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Summit County, Ohio, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S209] Pedigree Resource File, (Salt Lake City, Utah: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).
      DeathCertificate of Mary E. Gladwin

    2. [S347] Burial Records of Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Ohio.

    3. [S39] Anonymous. Akron and Summit County, Ohio 1825-1928 - Biographical volume II, (Chicago and Akron, Ohio: S. J. Clark Publishing Company, 1928 ).

    4. [S356] Hayton, Sandra, Library Assistant, Local History Library. Letter to Elizaberth Ashmore, 2001, (Salford, United Kingdom: letter, 25 May 2001).

    5. [S167] International Genealogical Index (IGI), (Salt Lake City, Utah: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).

    6. [S385] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014).

    7. [S357] Litton, Phyllis B. Genealogical Notes on the Family of Ada L. Copeland, (no place: manuscript, 6 October 2007).

    8. [S384] 1861 England Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005).
      Class: RG 9; Piece: 1938; Folio: 133; Page: 28; GSU roll: 542890

    9. [S344] Grismer, Karl H. Akron and Summit County, (Akron, Ohio: Summit County Historical Society, no date).

    10. [S382] 1870 U.S. Census - Ohio, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009).
      Year: 1870; Census Place: Akron Ward 2, Summit, Ohio; Roll: M593_1270; Page: 78A; Image: 64175; Family History Library Film: 552769

    11. [S379] 1880 U.S. Census - Ohio, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.).
      Year: 1880; Census Place: Akron, Summit, Ohio; Roll: 1069; Family History Film: 1255069; Page: 456A; Enumeration District: 240; Image: 0595

    12. [S358] News Article. Personals , (Akron, Ohio: Akron Beacon Journal, 11 March 1887).

    13. [S359] Obituary of Francis Gladwin, (Akron, Ohio: Akron Beacon Journal, 6 February 1900).

    14. [S360] Elliott, Michael. email: Summet County Look Ups - Gladwin, (E-mail to Robert Roy from Avsprocess (at) aol.com, 28 February 1999).
      extract from Akron Beacon Journal of 6 February 1900

    15. [S342] Vital Records - Summit County, Ohio.
      Deaths vol II, p 131, no 486

    16. [S383] Summit County, Ohio, Death Records, 1866-1980, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 20).

    17. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 11003707

    18. [S361] Elliott, Michael. email: Re: Summet County Look Ups - Gladwin , (E-mail to Robert Roy from Avsprocess (at) aol.com, 13 March 1999).

    19. [S374] Ashsmore, Elizabeth. 18th C. Youlgrave Gilberts, (London, United Kingdom: manuscript, 2001).

    20. [S387] England, Select Marriages, 1538?1973, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014).
      Marriage Record of Elizabeth Gilbert and George Gladwin