Jonas Gleason


Jonas Gleason

Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 6 Apr 1815 (aged 66)
Rowe, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Rowe, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot p50 row 4
Memorial ID 126004489 View Source

(Aaron, Thomas, Thomas, Thomas)

son of Amos or Aaron Gleason (1720-1796) &
Eunice (Kinne/Kinney) Gleason (1724-1792)

m. Lucy Harwood 8 July 1773
in Rowe, Mass.
Lucy was dau of Nathaniel Harwood
Lucy b. 27 Jan 1746 Lunenburg, Vt.
Lucy d. 1828 Williamstown, Mass.

children all born in Rowe:
Nathaniel b. 6 July 1774 m. Matilda Brown
Jonas b. 5 April 1776 m. Roxy Foster
Amos b. 3 March 1778 m. Lucy Hall Emerson
Jesse b. 3 May 1780 m. Mary Chase
Joseph b. 31 March 1782 d. 10 June 1862
Moses b. 29 April 1784 m. Prudence Merrill
Lucy b. 3 April 1787 m. Abijah Burnap

Jonas was a prominent citizen of Rowe and Myrifield. He was deacon of the First Congregational Church of Rowe. He was Corporal of Capt. Gideon Chapin's company of Minute men, which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the Lexington alarm; was in service 19 days. Later he was a private in Capt. Lawrence Kemp's company, Col. Leonard's Regt., from Feb. 23, 1777 to April 10, 1777, and was at Ticonderoga. He was also in service in Capt. Seth Howard's company, Col. David Well's Regt., from Sept. 22 to Oct. 18, 1777.

[parents thanks to FAG 47173315; Genealogy of the descendants of Thomas Gleason of Watertown, Mass., 1607-1909 by Lillian May Wilson, 1909, pg 85 & 86]


Dea Jonas
Apr 6 1815
ae 67

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