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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Charles and Rosina (Fischer) Glad, 6 South 45 West



In 1885 Kearney County, Nebraska, Charley Glad is 13, nephew of Peter Egull 42 or Matilda Egull 37, all born in Sweden.
He might be the Charley A. Glad in 1900 Phelps County, Nebraska, born Nov 1871 in Sweden, a hired man for Alfred and Francis Abrahamson.
Christena Fischer is in Franklin County, Nebraska in 1900, born Feb 1883 in Germany, with her mohter Christina March 1858 Germany. Ernest is 18, Carl 5, Amelia 11, Albert 7, Lena 6, and George 2.
Christina Fischer 1858-1924 and John Michael Fischer 1855-1897 are buried in Franklin County.

One post says
Johan Michal Fischer b; March 2, 1855 in Metzingen, Germany d; Sept 17, 1897 in Bloomington, Nebraska
Married June 23, 1881 to Christina Katherina Katzmeir in Germany.

7 Children
(1) Lydia Amalie Fischer b; Feb 10, 1889 in Metzingen, Germany d; April 7, 1974 in Bloomington, Franklin County, Nebraska Married July 1, 1906 in Franklin county, Nebraska to Folkert Juergen Garrelts

(2) Ernest Fischer
(3) Karl Fischer
(4) John Fischer
(5) Nancy Rosina C. Fischer
(6) Wilhelmina Rosinia Fischer
(7) Anna Barbra Fischer

In 1920 Kit Carson County, Charley is 48, immigrating in 1880, naturalized 1896, with Raine C. 36 Germany. Carl 8 was born in Nebraska,, Russell M. 2 Colorado.
Charle Glad and Rosina Christena Glad divorced in Kit Carson County in 1924.
Chas A. Glad, a laborer in 1928 Denver, working for Eaton Metal Products, living at 4970 Clayton, might be ths one.

Charley A. Glad 1871-1929, is buried in Axtell Nebraska # 69530555. "Father of C. Albert and Russel A. Glad."

Carl A. Glad is in San Diego in 1940, 28, born in Nebraska, with Ruth E. 21 Vermont. They have Forrest L. eleven months born in California.
Ruth E. Palmer, born Dec 26, 1918 in Vermont, died March 21, 1987 in San Diego, mother Hunter, father Clifford.

Forest Lee Glad was born May 5, 1939 in San Diego County, mother Clifford.
He's buried in San Diego 1939-2015. "Forest beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-father passed away on May 14th with family present following years of declining health. A San Diegan native, Forest grew up on both Texas St. and Mohawk Dr. in San Diego along with living in Texas and the Grand Canyon for periods of time. After graduating high school, Forest joined the U.S. Navy from 1956-1960, serving in the Kearsarge CV33 in Japan and in the South Pacific. In 1960, he began his very successful career in food distribution field by being a pickle delivery man for Palomar Foods. Along with Palomar Foods, he also worked for Alfred M. Lewis Inc, as a cash and carry manager and Vowels Foods, eventually becoming Director of Purchasing. About the same time he started his career, he met the love of his life, Loretta E. Diaz. They married December 23, 1962 in Yuma, AZ. and were inseparable until her death in October 2014. Forest, a lover of all animals, had many hobbies to say the least. Some of his more lasting were reconditioning his Willy's Jeep and fishing boat, model airplane construction, high power rocket flying, metal detecting, deep sea fishing, snorkeling, hunting, gun collecting, and his greatest passion, the collection and preservation of 16th and 17th century shipwreck coins and artifacts. Forest was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Ruth Glad, wife Loretta and great grandson Andrew. Survivors include his son Douglas (Martha), daughter Barbara (Richard), four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Services were held at Greenwood Memorial Park, May 20, 2015 "


Russell Amos Glad was born Sept 26, 1917 at Stratton, Colorado to Chas Glad and Rosina Fischer, dying July 19, 2000.
1943 "Standing with bis rifle braced against an olive tree, Sgt. Russell Glad of Stratton, Colo., one of the men who fought their way up the rocky slopes of bloody ridge In an historic battle, told me how a fellow sergeant, killed eight Germans with eight shots--one for each bullet in the clip of his Garand rifle. The feat by Sgt. Herb Fish of Canon City, Colo., was praised by his officers as one of the most re, markable feats of courage and mentions his personal message just j marksmanship against odds of the " entire engagement. "While we were charging up the hill a German shot at Fish and hit him in the helmet." said Glad. "The bullet went through his heliiiet and lining but circled inside and came out the back without even piercing his skin. The impact knocked Herb off his feet, however, and stunned him for a second. "He was lucky to be alive--It was a miracle the bullet didn't kill or seriously injure him--but it made him madder than a wet hen. "

He's buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Colorado. "Russel Amos Glad of Lakewood, a Jefferson County highway and street inspector and former highway engineer, died Wednesday. He was 82. Services and entombment will be at 10:30 a.m today at St. Anthony Mausoleum Chapel, Mount Olivet Cemetery, 12801 W. 44th Ave. He was born Sept. 26, 1917, in Bethune. He entered the Civilian Conservation Corps after high school and was later drafted into the Army. He was a private during World War II. On July 13, 1947, he married Elda Battochio in Iliff. He was a highway engineer and built many roads, including the west approach to the Eisenhower Tunnel. He was a member of the Professional Engineers Association. His interests included chess. He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Mary Ann Foland; and a granddaughter."

Nana Glad married Thomas J. Holm March 18, 1924, recorded in Kit Carson County.

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