Henry Lawson Gleason

30 March 1828–7 June 1912 (Age 84)
Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Henry Lawson

When Henry Lawson Gleason was born on 30 March 1828, in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, Abel Gleason, was 30 and his mother, Esther Campbell, was 28. He married Minerva Hulett on 22 January 1851, in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Vermont, United States in 1870 and Mendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States for about 30 years. He died on 7 June 1912, in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Henry Lawson Gleason
Minerva Hulett
Marriage: 22 January 1851
Eva Louise Gleason
Carrie L. Gleason

Spouse and Children

22 January 1851
Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States


    Eva Louise Gleason


    Carrie L. Gleason


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 6

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

Age 35

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Glasáin, from a diminutive of glas ‘green’, ‘blue’, ‘gray’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Henry L Gleason, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Heny L Gleason, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Gleeson, "United States Census, 1880"

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