Sally Gleason

27 May 1792–26 June 1871 (Age 79)
Granville, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Sally

When Sally Gleason was born on 27 May 1792, in Granville, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joel Gleason, was 31 and her mother, Keziah Smith, was 22. She married Beriah Smith on 7 April 1814, in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States for about 15 years. She died on 26 June 1871, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hampden, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Beriah Smith
Sally Gleason
Marriage: 7 April 1814
Lucy Ann Smith
Mary C. Smith
William Beriah Smith

Spouse and Children

7 April 1814
Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 27

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Sally Smith, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Sarah Smith in household of Beriah Smith, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Sally Smith, "United States Census, 1860"

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