Siering came to Fresno from San Francisco in 1892 with his father and three brothers, Robert, Frank, and Henry, who incorporated under the name of the Siering Company, Inc., and with grain farming their principal business.
The elder Siering went into a retail and wholesale business under the name of Locan and Company and later as H. Siering and Company but lost the money he had invested in the Panic of 1880...
San Francisco Bulletin, 6/3/1886 Died. Siering- In this city, June 2, Herman Siering, husband of Jennie Siering, a native of Germany, age 57y 4m.
SF Call, 7/26/1896 SIERING- In Fresno, 7/22/1896, Julia, beloved daughter of Jennie and the late Herman and beloved sister of Robert, Henry, Frank, Clara, and Herman Siering and Mrs. George Voelkel, a native of SF. Interment Laurel Hill Cem.
1900 census, Township 7, Fresno, California [Fresno, California] Jennie Siering 60 9 ch 5 liv imm 1855 Frank R Siering 40 Herman Siering 30 Joaquin Costello 32
So you know that it's not Frank or Herman that is Gladys' father. It has to be Henry or Robert.
But could Gladys be the illegitimate daughter of Clara, and Clara died giving birth to her?
California Birth Index, 1905-1995 about Albert Cavanaugh Name: Albert Cavanaugh Birth Date: 4 Jan 1917 Gender: Male Mother's Maiden Name: Liering Birth County: San Francisco
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 about Albert Edward Cavanaugh Name: Albert Edward Cavanaugh County: Glenn State: California Birth Date: 16 Jul 1885 Race: White FHL Roll Number: 1530813 cement worker Wife Gladys Lillian Cavanaugh
1920 census, San Francisco Assembly District 25, San Francisco, California Community Day Nursery 1025 Shotwell St. Albert Cavanaugh 2 Gladys Cavanaugh 1 Elizabeth M. Clark was the head of it and it had several children.
So it looks to me like they may have been orphaned by then.
California, San Francisco Area Funeral Home Records, 1895-1985 about Charles H Cavanaugh Name: Charles H Cavanaugh Birth Date: 5 Jun 1868 Birth Place: California Age: 57 Death Date: 14 Jun 1925 Father: Thomas Cavanaugh Mother: Eliza Armstrong Funeral Home: Gantner - Maison - Domergue collector PG&E cirrhosis of the liver
Charles' wife's maiden name was Saliceti, her brother was William J. Saliceti of Troop K, 4th Cav, on 9/8/1901
1910 census, San Francisco Assembly District 32, San Francisco, California Thomas Cavanagh 70 Eliza A Cavanagh 65 Christopher H Cavanagh 32 Albert E Cavanagh 19 grandnephew Robert E Cavanagh 36 Myrtle M Cavanagh 11 Veronica Cavanagh 9 Thomas E Cavanagh Jr. 7
California Birth Index, 1905-1995 about Gladys M Cavanaugh Name: Gladys M Cavanaugh Birth Date: 11 Aug 1918 Gender: Female Mother's Maiden Name: Spiering Birth County: San Francisco
I have looked and looked and looked, and I can't find her either.
SF Call, 10/3/1911 CAVANAUGH- In this city, 10/2/1911, Eliza A., beloved wife of Thomas J. Cavanaugh, and loving mother of Charles H. Robert E., Christopher and Bertha Cavanaugh and Mrs. R. C. Sutcliffe and Mrs. James Burns and the late Rose A. and Mary E., a native of NYC, 67y 3m 25d. Interment Holy Cross.