Jacob Gleason

24 February 1842–5 August 1931 (Age 89)
Jamestown, Ellicott, Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Gleason was born on 24 February 1842, in Jamestown, Ellicott, Chautauqua, New York, United States, his father, Samuel Ross Gleason, was 38 and his mother, Philinda Erckanbrack, was 23. He married Rolinda Sumner on 20 September 1866, in Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Fullerton, Nance, Nebraska, United States for about 15 years and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 5 August 1931, in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Gleason
Rolinda Sumner
Marriage: 20 September 1866
Della Gleason
Lester S. Gleason
Clyde Stoddard Gleason

Spouse and Children

20 September 1866
Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Julia Gleason



    Clark Gleason



    Melissa Gleason


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 4

This is earliest recorded grave Charles Buetler BIRTH 1828 DEATH 1846 (aged –19––18) BURIAL Fairhaven Memorial Park Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA MEMORIAL ID 115296227
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 24

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Gleason in household of Lester S Gleason, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jacob Glison in household of Samuel R Glison, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Gleason in household of S R Gleason, "United States Census, 1860"

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