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Gladys J (Davis) Wright (1899 - 1986)

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Gladys J Wright formerly Davis
Born in Jasper County, Missourimap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 7 Jul 1925 in Jackson, Missouri, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died in Seymour, Webster County, Missourimap
Profile last modified 7 Sep 2019 | Created 6 Sep 2019 | Last significant change: 7 Sep 2019
00:07: Jennifer Robins added Ulysses Grant Davis (1862-1949) as father for Gladys J (Davis) Wright (1899-1986). [Thank Jennifer for this]
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Early Life

Gladys J. Davis was born on March 1, 1899, in Jasper, Missouri.

In 1900, Gladys Davis age 1 was single and living in a rented home located in Spring Valley, Cherokee, Kansas. Was living with her parents and five siblings. Her father was working as a Merchant[1].

In 1910, Gladys Davis, age 11 was single and living on Empire in Joplin Ward 6, Jasper, Missouri, in a home owned with a mortgage, with her parents and four siblings. She was attending school and her father was working as a barbar[2].

In 1920, Gladys Davis, age 20 was living on W 20th street in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri. She was working as a Supervisor in a Telephone Office. She was living with her widowed father and three siblings[3].


She married Harry Clinton Wright on July 7, 1925, in Jackson, Missouri, when she was 26 years old[4].

In 1930, Gladys J Wright was living at 137 Celtic Street in Akron, Summit, Ohio. She was born in Missouri and her parents in Indiana and Alabama respctively[5].

In 1940, Was living in Seymour, Webster, Missouri[6].

Her husband Harry Clinton passed away on November 22, 1975, in Joplin, Missouri, at the age of 78. They had been married 50 years.


She died in October 1986 in Seymour, Missouri, at the age of 87, and was buried in Joplin, Missouri in the Fairview Cemetery[7].


  1. Year: 1900; Census Place: Spring Valley, Cherokee, Kansas; Page: 16; Enumeration District: 0038; FHL microfilm: 1240474
  2. Year: 1910; Census Place: Joplin Ward 6, Jasper, Missouri; Roll: T624_790; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0049; FHL microfilm: 1374802
  3. Year: 1920; Census Place: Joplin, Jasper, Missouri; Roll: T625_922; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 58
  4. Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2007.
    Name: Gladys Wright
    Age: 28
    Birth Date: abt 1897
    Marriage Date: 7 Jul 1925
    Marriage Place: Jackson, Missouri, USA
    Spouse: Harry C Wright
  5. Year: 1930; Census Place: Akron, Summit, Ohio; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0218; FHL microfilm: 2341614
  6. Year: 1940; Census Place: Seymour, Webster, Missouri; Roll: m-t0627-02164; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 113-5
  7. Find A Grave: Memorial #36810397

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