To the upper Allna approximately
400 Seelendoerfchen which were situated, for the first time in a
document from the year 1366 as " Fronhausen in the court
Gladenbach " one mentioned.
however the first Frankish colonization counts its establishment
time, (400 to 600 A.d..) too, as live also with all remaining
places in the periphery on end.
assumes that the name is derived from the medieval word "
Fron ", which " gentleman " means and was the
first address here a " Fronhus ", a gentleman master of
a noble one.
Franconia realm the country was divided into gaus. Our area
belonged to Lahn gau, starting from that 10. Century then to the
land county Hessen and at 13. Century ignored it into the
possession of the Marburger land count.
the 30jaehrigen war (1618-1648) remained our homeland in the
first 20 years, up to which spares epidemics, which were brought
in by the war peoples and who required many victims, but in the
last 10 years also our area the whole fright of the war met.
the Westfaeli peace 1648 it was determined that the hessian
hinterland, which came offices battery mountain, Biedenkopf,
Gladenbach and Koenigsberg to Hessen darmstadt.
years of different wars followed, and the time around 1800 became
beyond that the " bloom time " the Wegelagerer and
gangs of robbers.
were removed the body characteristic, which meant however still
for a long time no prosperity, since our fields were a little
more village citizen occupation relating to crafts turned;
Glad-lives thus never was a correct farmer village.
after the GermanAustrian war, we became Prussian and belonged to
the province Hessen Nassau.
the large emigration wave in the middle 19. Century left six glad
houses their homeland.
13 independent municipalities were
united under it also to glad living, to the greater Gladenbach.
developed following the anniversary publication
60jaehrigen anniversary of the freiwilligen fire-brigade glad