Norton Lafayette Gleason

11 April 1850–13 October 1921 (Age 71)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Norton Lafayette

When Norton Lafayette Gleason was born on 11 April 1850, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Norton Deming Gleason, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Emeline Hart, was 34. He married Laura B Bowen on 31 August 1893, in Stark, Ohio, United States. He lived in South Shenango Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Edgewood, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 October 1921, in Linesville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Linesville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Norton Lafayette Gleason
Laura B Bowen
Marriage: 31 August 1893

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31 August 1893
Stark, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 13

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 20

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Irish: Gle, pure; gleas, purity; on, implying a person. A chaste person.

Sources (3)

  • Norton L Gleason, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Norton L Gleason, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Norton L Gleason, "United States Census, 1900"

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