Lucy Atherton

1791–1852 (Age 60)
Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Atherton was born on 23 October 1791, in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Atherton, was 41 and her mother, Hannah Farnsworth, was 38. She married Capt Wilson Gleason on 14 July 1812, in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 13 September 1852, in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lucy Atherton
1791–1852
Capt Wilson Gleason
1788–1866
Marriage: 14 July 1812
Lucy Atherton Gleason
1814–1853
Fortunatus Gleason
1825–1896
Jerome Atherton Gleason
1816–1898
Lavilla Gleason
1818–1908
Clementia Gleason
1819–1914
Joseph Humphrey Gleason
1822–1883
Lorbuetus Gleason
1824–1898
Albert Jackson Gleason
1826–1895
Sarah Ann Gleason
1828–1863
Loring Wilson Gleason
1833–1896

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 July 1812
Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States
children

(10)

  • Lucy Atherton Gleason

    Female1814–1853Female

  • Jerome Atherton Gleason

    Male1816–1898Male

  • Lavilla Gleason

    Female1818–1908Female

  • Clementia Gleason

    Female1819–1914Female

  • Joseph Humphrey Gleason

    Male1822–1883Male

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 9

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.
1808

Age 17

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place near Manchester named Atherton, from the Old English personal name Æðelhere + Old English tūn ‘settlement’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Lucy in entry for Jos.H. Gleason, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Lucy Gleason in entry for Jerome W Gleason, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Lucy Atherton Gleason in entry for Sarah H. Gleason Cleland, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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