Dorothy Gleason

1803–1 August 1881 (Age 78)
Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Gleason was born in 1803, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Phinehas Gleason, was 50 and her mother, Margaret Kelso, was 42. She married Eber Maynard on 17 August 1822, in Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 1 August 1881, in Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eber Maynard
1789–1876
Dorothy Gleason
1803–1881
Marriage: 17 August 1822
Caroline Augusta Maynard
1824–1906
Frances Fanny Maria Maynard
1826–
Minerva Lucinda Maynard
1832–1923
Alden N. Maynard
1834–1838
Ellen Elizabeth Maynard
1843–1851

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 August 1822
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 0

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 22

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Dorothy G Maynard in household of Eber Maynard, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Doratha G Maynard in household of Eber Maynard, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Dorethy Mainard in household of Eber Mainard, "United States Census, 1860"

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