Dorothy Gleason

Female1803–1 August 1881

Brief Life History 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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Eber Maynard
Dorothy Gleason
Marriage: 17 August 1822
Caroline Augusta Maynard
Frances Fanny Maria Maynard
Minerva Lucinda Maynard
Alden N. Maynard
Ellen Elizabeth Maynard

Sources (18)

  • Dorothy G Maynard in household of Eber Maynard, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Dorothy Gleason, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Dorothy G. Maynard, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 August 1822Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    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 (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.

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