Polly Richardson

1790–1870 (Age 80)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Polly

When Polly Richardson was born in 1790, in Connecticut, United States, her father, William Richardson, was 36 and her mother, Nancy Montgomery, was 33. She married Moses Gleeson on 12 December 1833, in Brecksville, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1870, in Bedford, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Moses Gleeson
1782–1868
Polly Richardson
1790–1870
Marriage: 12 December 1833
Elias M. Gleason
1809–1898
Edmund Gleeson
1811–1854
William R Gleeson
1818–1891
Charles Gleeson
1821–
Isaac Lafayette Gleeson
1826–1889
Mary Gleeson Goodwin
1813–1896
Nancy Gleeson
1815–1905
Moses P Gleason
1822–1892
Zardis Bradbury Gleason
1827–1875
Anna Marie Gleason
1829–1916
Catherine M. Gleason
1831–1916

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 December 1833
Brecksville, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
children

(11)

    Elias M. Gleason

    Male1809–1898Male

    Edmund Gleeson

    Male1811–1854Male

    Mary Gleeson Goodwin

    Female1813–1896Female

    Female1815–1905Female

    William R Gleeson

    Male1818–1891Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Richardson

    Male1754–1831Male

    Nancy Montgomery

    Female1757–1855Female

siblings

(10)

    John Richardson

    Male1778–Male

    Curtis Richardson

    Male1780–1866Male

    William Richison Richardson

    Male1782–1865Male

    Charles Richardson

    Male1784–Male

    Elias Richardson

    Male1786–1880Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 12

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1812

Age 22

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Irish: Mac Risdeard, son of Richard; Richard, in Old German, meaning rich-hearted, powerfulAnglo-Saxon: Richard, Richard, and sun, son, meaning son of Richard

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Cemetery Information

Moses Gleeson Birth: Sep., 1782 New York, USA Death: May 8, 1868 Bedford Cuyahoga County Ohio, USA Husband of Polly Richardson. Father of William, Charles, Sardis, Elias, Edmund, Isaac, …

Sources (3)

  • Polly Gleason, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Polly Gleason in household of Moses Gleason, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Polly Gleeson in entry for Mrs Mary G Curtiss, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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