James Mellon Gleason

Male6 October 1833–17 October 1918

Brief Life History of James Mellon

When James Mellon Gleason was born on 6 October 1833, in Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, Josiah Gleason, was 30 and his mother, Susan Reed Morse, was 29. He immigrated to Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1914. He died on 17 October 1918, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Gleason
1803–1873
Susan Reed Morse
1804–1866
Martin Joseph Gleason
1831–1891
James Mellon Gleason
1833–1918
Edson G. Gleason
1834–1854
Sarah Gleason
1838–1843
William H. Gleason
1840–1841
William H. Gleason
1843–1905

Sources (5)

  • James Gleason in household of Josiah Gleason, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Mellon Gleason, "Find A Grave Index"
  • James Millen Gleason, "Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1891-1943"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 1

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 27

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

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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