Jonah Gleason

4 July 1724–1763 (Age 38)
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Jonah

When Jonah Gleason was born on 4 July 1724, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Isaac Gleason, was 36 and his mother, Mary Prior, was 32. He married Hannah Parker on 6 August 1751, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died in 1763, in his hometown, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Jonah Gleason
1724–1763
Hannah Parker
1728–1759
Marriage: 6 August 1751
Dorcas Gleason
1752–
Esther Gleason
1754–
Daniel Gleason
1757–1759
Hannah Gleason
1758–1759

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 August 1751
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(4)

    Dorcas Gleason

    Female1752–Female

    Esther Gleason

    Female1754–Female

    Daniel Gleason

    Male1757–1759Male

    Hannah Gleason

    Female1758–1759Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Colo. John Gleason in entry for Molly Gleason, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Jonah Gleason in entry for Daniel Gleason, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Jonah Gleason in entry for Dorcas Gleason, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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