Gladwin Ray Edgar

Gladwin Ray Edgar (1900 - abt. 1976)

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Gladwin Ray (George) Edgar
Born in Glenwood, Mills County, Iowamap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died about in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregonmap
Profile last modified | Created 1 May 2016
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George was born on 28 January 1900 in Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa, the youngest or second youngest (he was a twin) of eleven children and the youngest of five sons of Thomas Edgar and Kate Kratzer.
George died of unknown about 1976 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon. He was probably in his mid-seventies.

Gladwin changed his given name to George in the late 1940's ..... He married and divorced and died without issue.

1900 census

Gladwin R Edgar appears in the 1900 United States Federal Census as a fraternal twin living his parents and eight siblings, four brothers and four sisters including his twin sister.

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Name: Gladwin R Edgar; Age: 4/12 [4 months]; Birth Date: Jan 1900; Birthplace: Iowa; Home in 1900: Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa; Ward of City: 1st; Street: Hazel; House Number: 8, Sheet Number: 6A; Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 126; Family Number: 133; Race: White; Gender: Male; Relation to Head of House: Son; Marital Status: Single; Father's name: Thomas Edgar; Father's Birthplace: Canada; Mother's Name: Mary K Edgar; Mother's Birthplace: Iowa.
Household Members: Name Age
Thomas Edgar 51
Mary K Edgar 42
Cleveland A Edgar 15
Frances A Edgar 14
John B Edgar 11
Cora A Edgar 9
Hattie R Edgar 8
Clyde H Edgar 5
Waldo P Edgar 2
Gladwin R Edgar 4/12
Gladys M Edgar 4/12[1]


Gladwin Ray Edgar 1900–?

Birth: 22 Jan 1900, Glenwood, Mills, Iowa


1900, Glenwood City, Mills, Iowa
1905, Glenwood, Iowa
16 Apr 1910, Tabor, Fremont, Iowa ( Living as a charge in Hephzibah Faith Missionary Association, an orphanage).
27 Apr 1910, Glenwood, Mills, Iowa.
11 Sep 1918 , Chelan, Washington.
1920, Valley, Douglas, Washington.
1929 ,Tacoma, Washington.
1930, Lacey, Thurston, Washington; Occupation: Salesman.
1934, Tacoma, Washington.
1935, Tacoma, Washington.[2]


  1. 1900 Census, Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa; Roll 448, Page 6A, Image 11 of 42, Enumeration District 0094, FHL microfilm 1240448. Transcription URL: Image URL: Accessed 19 Jan 2018 by Patricia Prickett Hickin.
  2. Lila Harp, “Gladwin Ray Edgar, 1900–?” Chapman / Humphrey Family Tree, URL: Accessed 12 Feb 2018 by Patricia Prickett Hickin.



  • "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2016), Gladwin R. Edgar, 21 Jun 1900; citing Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States; county district courts, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,503,207.

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