Sybil Gleason

20 August 1776–30 December 1858 (Age 82)
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Sybil

When Sybil Gleason was born on 20 August 1776, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Ephraim Gleason, was 43 and her mother, Hannah Kent, was 39. She died on 30 December 1858, at the age of 82, and was buried in Madison Street Cemetery, Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States.

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Samuel Wickwire
1775–1847
Sybil Gleason
1776–1858

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Wickwire

    Male1775–1847Male

    Female1776–1858Female

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World Events (8)

1777 · New York Adopts a Constitution

Age 1

The Constitution of New York was adopted by the Convention of Representatives of the State of New York on April 20, 1777. New York’s Constitution preceded and strongly influenced the United States’ Constitution. Three governmental branches were created including the executive branch, the judicial branch, and the legislative branch made up of two houses.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 5

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 24

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.

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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  • Sybil Gleason Wickwire, "Find A Grave Index"

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