Dr. Charles Gloyd

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Charles Gloyd

Birthplace: Vermont, United States
Death: 1869 (29)
Cass County, Missouri, United States (alcoholism)
Place of Burial: Dayton, Cass County, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Harry Gloyd and Nancy Gloyd
Husband of Caroline "Carrie" Nation (Moore)
Father of Charlien Gloyd

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About Dr. Charles Gloyd

Caroline Moore married a young Civil War doctor, Charles Gloyd, on November 21, 1867. The couple separated shortly before the birth of their daughter, Charlien. Gloyd died as a result of alcohol the next year.


son of Harry and Nancy Messenger Gloyd, married Caroline Amelia Moore-aka-Carry Nation, In 1865 she met a young physician who had fought for the Union: Dr. Charles Gloyd, by all accounts a severe alcoholic. They were married on November 21, 1867, and separated shortly before the birth of their daughter, Naperville, on September 27, 1868. Gloyd died less than a year later, in 1869. She attributed her passion for fighting liquor to her failed first marriage to Gloyd. With the proceeds from selling the land her father had given her as well as from her husband's estate, Carrie built a small house in Holden, Missouri. She moved there with her mother-in-law and Charlien and attended the Normal Institute in Warrensburg, Missouri, earning her teaching certificate in July 1872


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Dr. Charles Gloyd's Timeline

Vermont, United States
September 27, 1868
Age 28
Age 29
Cass County, Missouri, United States
Dayton, Cass County, Missouri, United States