Gladys Mae Colvin

Female 1902 - 1906  (4 years)


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  • Name Gladys Mae Colvin 
    Born 19 Sep 1902  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Nov 1906 
    Age 4 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Titus Colvin,   b. 1745, Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1823, Rutland, Rutland, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  (3 x Great Grandfather) 
    Mary Ellen Murphy  (Grandmother) 
    Person ID I15403  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Arthur Clyde Colvin,   b. 2 Aug 1876, Worth, Jefferson, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1962, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Emma Jane Waggoner,   b. 17 Apr 1875,   d. 11 Dec 1948  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F2756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Gladys Mae Colvin - September 19,1902 -November 23,1906. Daughter of Arthur C. and Emma Jane Waggoner Colvin.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, November 23, 1905 The Syracuse Journal - Syracuse, New York - Child Swallows Strychnine - Little Gladys Colvin Takes Tablets From Grandma's Trunk - Her Death Follows - Pulaski, November 23 - Gladys Colvin, the 3- year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Colvin, of Port street, died last evening as the result of eating strychnine tablets. Mrs. Levi Colvin, grandmother of the child, had been arranging to visit Liverpool to-day, and during yesterday forenoon was packing a trunk, and in which she placed a box of strychnine tablets, which her prescribed for heart trouble from which she is subject. While the family was at dinner little Gladys was playing about the room where the trunk was being packed, and finding the tablets swallowed a number of them, thinking they were candy. When the child's grandmother entered the room to complete the packing of the trunk the little one was there still at play, and at about 1 o'clock was suddenly taken ill and became rigid. It was then learned that she had been eating the tablets, and Dr. James L. More and Dr. Fenton E. MacCallum were summoned by telephone, and responded immediately. Antidotes were administered, and the child, after a time, began to improve, the two physicians remaining some time. Just before 5 o'clock last evening the little one was taken worse, and died a few moments after, before a physician could reach the house. The child, it is thought, took fully half a grain of the poison, sufficient to kill an adult.

      November 22, 1905 ~ Gladys Mae Colvin, age 3 years, 2 months, 3 days, born in Pulaski, Daughter of Arthur E. Colvin born in New York, and Emma Wiley born in Pennsylvania, Died in Pulaski of strychnine poisoning.