Jonah Gleason

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

The Life Summary of Jonah

When Jonah Gleason was born on 4 July 1724, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Isaac Gleason Jr., 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
1752–1833
Esther Gleason
1754–
Daniel Gleason
1757–1759
Hannah Gleason
1758–1759

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 August 1751Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Name Meaning

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

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

    Possible Related Names

    Glasheen
    Glisan
    Gleeson

    Sources (11)

    • Colo. John Gleason in entry for Molly Gleason, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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