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Carlos Glidden (1834 - 1877)

Carlos Glidden
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m. Pheobe Jane Blackman (dau. of Seabury and Anna (Booth) Blackman

Along with Christopher Latham Sholes and Samuel Soule, Carlos is credited with the invention of the first practical typewriter.[1]


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See also:

  • United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 November 2014), Carlos Gledden, Green, Scioto, Ohio, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2014), Charles Glidden and Phoebe Jane Blackman, 13 Jul 1854; citing Montgomery, Ohio, United States, reference vol C pg 262; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,030,836. NOTE: The transcription of this record is incorrect. Looking at the original record, the name recorded is Carlos, not Charles.
  • United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 October 2014), Carlos Glidden, Wisconsin, United States; citing p. 19, family 112, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,227.

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