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 John Gleason

John Gleason

Granville, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 26 Aug 1822 (aged 63)
Wayne, Steuben County, New York, USA
Burial Wayne, Steuben County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 58813245 · View Source
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Veteran Revolutionary War Pvt., Capt. William Cooley's Co., Col. John Mosley's Regiment, Massachusetts Troops

John Gleason is a descendant of Thomas Gleason born 1607 in Cockfield, Suffolk, England, died 1686 in Cambridge, Middlesex, MA.
Thomas Gleason's wife was Susanna Page. There is no record of them in Massachusetts until 1652. For more information on Thomas Gleason please visit Judith Claassen's website at

Children with first wife, Sarah, all born in MA.
Jerusha (1785-1807) married Ezekial Swarthout 1802.
Amasa (1787- ) last known residence, 1820, Yates Co.
Jonathan (1789-1854)married Mary Polly Crawford
Betsy (1793- )married David Parker, went to MI
Hiram (1796-1835)married Emily Gibson
Noah (1798- )last known residence, 1860, Mercer Co, OH
Dolly (1800-1841)married Robert Benjamin

Dolly was born 11 Nov. 1800 in MA. It is believed that Sarah died in MA. or in route to NY in 1801. John married Hannah sometime in 1801. Probably July or August.

John moved from Granville, MA to the Ovid/Hector area sometime in 1801. He moved on to the Reading area and shortly before his death moved to Wayne.

Children with 2nd wife, Hannah, all born in NY.
Hannah (1802-1878)married Joshua Crawford
Lorin (1804-1876)married Rebecca Sears
Margaret (1805-1845)married Abel Houck
Nelson (1807-1866)married Penelope Crawford
Archibald C (1809-1870)married Sarah Sally Knickerbocker
Ann (1811-1847)married William DeLong
Emerancy (1814-1879)married Joseph S Finton
Caroline (1817-1845)married Robert Lloyd
Rachel (1819-1821)
George W (1821-1869)married Emily Hemingway

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Aged 64y 10m 12d

Gravesite Details Birth date shown is from MA birth record.




  • Maintained by: cassie yarsky
  • Originally Created by: Dr. J
  • Added: 17 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58813245
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Gleason (14 Oct 1758–26 Aug 1822), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58813245, citing McDowell Cemetery, Wayne, Steuben County, New York, USA ; Maintained by cassie yarsky (contributor 47769544) .